Is it true that the Hindu Mahasabha under Savarkar shared power with the Muslim...

It is true that the Hindu Mahasabha under Savarkar's leadership shared power with the Muslim League in certain provinces. This was in tune with...

What were the interactions between Savarkar and Dr. Ambedkar?

In pursuance of the resolution of the Mahad municipality, which in 1924 had declared to have its water tank open to the Depressed Classes,...

What were the interactions between Savarkar and Gandhi?

Savarkar came to London on 24 June 1906. His activities started immediately thereafter. Gandhi came to London in October, leading a deputation on behalf...

How should the prohibition of Inter-caste marriages be broken?

Breaking the prohibition of intermarriage does not imply forcibly marrying off girls of one caste into another caste. What it means is that if...

Changing a tradition is not an insult to our forefathers

A custom may have been beneficial in the past or seemed to have been correct in the light of prevailing wisdom. However, if such...

VEER SAVARKAR ON PRESERVATION OF CULTURE

THE TRUE MEANING OF PRESERVING CULTURE IS NOT TO REPEAT ALL THE CONTRADICTORY PRACTICES THAT SEEMED "CULTURAL" ACCORDING TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE TIME,...

Savarkar: the Spirit of the Age

The Prince of Patriots rears his mighty head again. Like the waters of mother Godavari, the Prince's philosophy too unstoppable. The heir of the Great Shivaji The father...

Savarkar’s life influenced the Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh

Martin C. Windrow (born 1944) is a British historian, editor and author of several hundred books, articles and monographs, particularly those on organizational or...

How should we read religious texts?

An introduction to factions among the Muslims - that was the title of Savarkar's article published in the 1935 July / August issue of...

The do’s and dont’s to be followed by reformers – Veer Savarkar

A rationalist should also be a utilitarian. He must know the sociological principle that bringing people together is never achieved by the individualism of...

Who gave V.D. Savarkar the title ‘Swatantryaveer’ ?

“ Notably, at a Shivaji Jayanti function in Nasik in 1924, Veer Wamanrao Joshi, the famous Marathi journalist and playwright, gave Savarkar thehonorific of ‘Swatantrya...

Bhagat Singh noted down 6 Quotes in his jail diary from Veer Savarkar’s Book

Six quotes from Savarkar’s book Hindu Pad Padashahi were noted down by Bhagat Singh in his own handwriting in his Jail Diary. The quotes are as follows:

Q: Looking back, what are the most thrilling memories, which you still cherish?

A: Of course, memories of old keep haunting me. I treasure these thrilling memories. They are now a part of me and will remain...

Q: How would you compare Indian Revolutionaries with Revolutionaries in Russia and China?

A: Indian Revolutionaries had a tougher fight than the Revolutionaries in Russia or China. In Russia, they revolted against the Russian Czarist regime and...

Q: Do you think that the ‘1857 Mutiny’ was India’s first organized revolt against...

A: I have written a book on 1857. I have done a great deal of research in the matter. I read original letters, numerous...

Q: What are the factors, which contributed to the liberation of our country?

A: There are many factors, which contributed to the freedom of Bharat. It is wrong to imagine that Congress alone won Independence for Hindusthan....

Q: Did Gandhiji and other Congress leaders persuade you at any time to join...

A: I have never believed in Gandhiji’s doctrine of Non-Violence. Absolute non-violence is not only sinful but immoral. This doctrine of non-violence benumbed the...

Q: Assuming you had joined the Congress years ago, don’t you think you would...

A: I don’t think so. It is wrong to assume a thing, which has no basis for assumption. Anyway, if I had, by magic,...

Q: What is the India of your dreams?

A: My India would be a democratic State in which people belonging to different religions, sects or races would be treated with perfect equality....

Q. When you were a political prisoner in the Andaman Island, you were cut...

A: Although I was far away from home, I was not really cut off from the life and thought of our people. We were...

Q: Some think that you believe in a Hindu Nation because you are a...

A: Let us get this thing straight. People have a wrong notion of a Hindu Nation and about communalism. A Hindu means a person...