Veer Savarkar Speech

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VEER savarkar 1. Veer Savarkar was born on 28th May, 1883 in a village, Bhagur (Nashik) Maharashtra. 2. The creation of the term, Hindutva, goes to Veer Savarkar. He emphasised its distinctiveness from Hinduism; which he associated with political communalism. 3. Veer Savarkar was the first poet in the world who was deprived of pen and paper in a jail. He improvised and used thorns and nails to compose his writings on prison walls. 4. Veer Savarkar practised ‘dining of all Hindus together’ irrelevant of the castes in 1930. He was the first revolutionary-cum-politician who within 10 years eradicated the evil practises of untouchability in Ratnagiri, where he was interned. 5. Veer Savarkar pioneered the ‘Shuddhi’ movement. The movement was against the Muslims who were forcing their religion on Hindus using prison authorities. The movement was to re-convert those people back to Hindu dharma.…show more content…
Veer Savarkar’s works: “Kamala”, “Mazi Janmathep” (My Life Sentence) were in Marathi language. The famous book “1857- First War of Independence” had so much rattled the Britishers that they put a ban on it, confiscating all copies within the six months of its release. 7. On 1 February 1966, Veer Savarkar refused taking medicines, food and water. He called this “aatmarpan” and on 26 February 1966 he succumbed to his “aatmarpan” an passed away. 8. In 1970, Indira Gandhi’s government issued a postal stamp in honour of Veer Savarkar. Also, the airport at Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar’s capital, has been named as ‘Veer Savarkar International

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