Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati is obviously the only person who is called as Rashtrapitamah of India.A vedic scholar philosopher a visionary who wrote Satyarth Prakash in 1873 and founded Arya samaj proclaimed Swarajya (freedom for self governance) in 1876 .The Father of India Mahatma Gandhi learnt the lessons of freedom from Lokmanya Tilak while Tilak called Dada Bhao Naoroji his political Guru who in turn held Maharishi Dayanand as his political guide for the Swarajya movement.One day Lokmanya Gangadhar Tilak saw to his amazement the reknowned Parsi patriot Dada Bhao Naoroji turning over rhe pages of Satyarth Prakash. He asked Dada Bhao if he had become Arya samajist. To this Naoroji had replied, No I got inspiration from Swami Dayanands work in my struggle for SwarajyaSuch was the impact of Swamijis messagesMaharishi Dayanands follower Shyamji Krishan Verma established India House in London that created revolutionaries and freedom fighters like Veer Savarkar, Madam Cama, Hardyal, Madan Lal Dhingra and Bhagat Singh. All were from Arya Samaj background.80% of freedom fighters who fought for the freedom struggle were from Arya Samaj founded by the great visionary Maharishi Dayanand and as such he is called the RASHTRAPITAMAH ( grandfather) of India