Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi
Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi (9 apri1828 – 25 July 1880) was a lawyer, social reformer, and political activist. He was a founding member of Poona Sarvajanik Sabha. He was also called Sarvajanik Kaka with affectionate humour. He was a social activist in Pune when Maharashtrian revival began, and he was the elderly guiding philosopher when Tilak and Agarkar's generation gave impetus to Indian independence struggle. Joshi also represented Vasudev Balwant Phadke as his lawyer in Phadke's trial.
Grant to India the same political and social status as is enjoyed by her British subjects.
Joshi died on 25 July 1880 due to heart trouble.
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