Watch: Amit Shah & Manmohan Singh speak on Savarkar amid Bharat Ratna row

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh commented on Vinayak Savarkar, who is back in the spotlight after the Bharatiya Janata Party promised to push for a Bharat Ratna for him, ahead of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra. Shah credited Savarkar for being the first one to label the 1857 revolt as a fight for freedom. Manmohan Singh said that the Congress was not opposed to Savarkar, but his 'Hindutva ideology'.

 
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