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Ashoka threatens to protest if Savarkar’s photo removed from Karnataka assembly

Ashoka alleged that the Congress administration intends to replace Savarkar’s image with that of the late former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru

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Updated on Nov 20, 2023 07:37 AM IST

A little-known facet of India’s independence

The integration of the princely states remains a pivotal but insufficiently understood aspect of India’s birth.

Founded in 1921, the Chamber of Princes brought the rulers of the leading states together for the first time (juggernaut books)
Published on Aug 19, 2023 10:25 PM IST

Why the official iconising of Savarkar is a work-in-progress

The state government declared that Savarkar’s birth anniversary will henceforth be celebrated as ‘Swatantryaveer Gaurav Din’ and a Savarkar theme park

Mumbai, May 18 (ANI): BJP national president JP Nadda pays floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar at Savarkar Sadan in Mumbai on Thursday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
Updated on Jul 13, 2023 12:41 AM IST

MP govt to make biography of Savarkar a part school syllabus

Madhya Pradesh will make the biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar a compulsory subject for students, according to the state's education minister. The decision has been criticized by the opposition Congress party.

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Updated on Jun 30, 2023 01:12 AM IST
By, Bhopal

Savarkar in, Nehru kept out from list of great leaders in UP syllabus

The Uttar Pradesh Board will teach its students about the life and times of 50 great leaders of India, including Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and Deen Dayal Upadhyay, but not Jawaharlal Nehru. Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Bhimrao Ambedkar, and Lal Bahadur Shahstri, however, make the cut. The inclusion of Savarkar, who opposed India?s freedom, has been criticised by Congress? media co-ordinator. The marks for the new subject will not be included in the high school and intermediate exams mark sheet.

A UP minister said that Nehru was excluded as he “has not made the supreme sacrifice for the country”. (Representational image)
Updated on Jun 24, 2023 01:09 AM IST
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