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Veer Savarkar was not a freedom fighter, claims former CM
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Veer Savarkar was not a freedom fighter, claims former CM

February 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Former Chief Minister Sidddharamaiah has courted controversy by saying that Veer Savarkar was not a freedom fighter. Speaking at a seminar organised by the District Congress Committee on ‘Unconstitutional and Discriminatory CAA, NRC, NPR’ at Congress Bhavan near the City Railway Station here yesterday, Siddharamaiah said that the British had jailed Veer Savarkar for…

Maligning Savarkar to what purpose?
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Maligning Savarkar to what purpose?

January 6, 2020

On 15th of September, 2019, I attended a function arranged by Mysuru Literary Forum Charitable Trust at Hotel Southern Star where author and historian Vikram Sampath’s book on Veer Savarkar titled “Savarkar: Echoes from a Forgotten Past, 1883-1924” was released. After the function, I got an autographed book as a gift from the author with…

An exhaustive and painstaking compilation on Veer Savarkar
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An exhaustive and painstaking compilation on Veer Savarkar

November 18, 2019

Title:  Savarkar – Echoes from a Forgotten Past  (1883-1924) Author: Vikram Sampath Pages: 735 Price : Rs. 799 Publisher: Penguin By U.B. Acharya Recently I attended a book release function at a well-known hotel in Mysuru. The release of the newly-published book, “Savarkar: Echoes from a Forgotten Past (1883-1924)” was organised by a local Book…

Is Veer Savarkar Bharat Ratna or Not?  Pejawar Seer joins debate
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Is Veer Savarkar Bharat Ratna or Not? Pejawar Seer joins debate

October 21, 2019

Bagalkot: The Maharashtra BJP has promised in its 2019 election manifesto that it would urge the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna on the Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar if elected to power. However, there are certain parties and groups who have stepped up efforts to deny Savarkar this honour by reviving the three major charges that…

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