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According to him, it was not suicide but leaving this earth towards Lord after fulfilling his duties.
(The Atmasamarpan is a form of Yoga)
From February 01, 1966 till February 26, 1966 he stopped consuming food and water.
#VinayakDamodarSavarkar attained Sadgati on this day. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
He was punished with
Double Life Sentence.
The First of its kind from the British Judiciary.
And these Congress Sickholes who lived Luxurious Lives Question His Credibility.
Few Lesser Known Facts About The Legend #VeerSavarkar
1) The first political leader to daringly set Absolute Political Independence as India's goal (1900).
2)The first Bharatiya political leader to daringly perform a bonfire of foreign (English) clothes (1905).
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On the Punyathi of #VeerSavarkar will be taking a look at the woman in his life, Yamunabai Savarkar, aka Mai, a lady as remarkable as her husband. A lady of character and strength, who was his pillar of support.
As I said, every episode in Savarkar's life is a separate thread by itself. But while most of us know about his stint in Cellular Jail or his activities at India House in London, or his escape attempt at Marseilles, few know about the woman in his life.
Her real name was Yashoda, and she came from a background, totally different to that of Veer Savarkar’s. Where her husband came from a modest family, supported by his elder brother, she came from a rich and influential family.
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Who & what was it really that forced the British to leave India?

Was it Mahatma Gandhi’s Quit India Movement Or the Royal Indian Navy Mutiny of 1946?

Here is the #Thread on the famous Royal Indian Navy(RIN) ‘mutiny’ which broke out on February 18, 1946
On Feb 18, 1946, a naval central strike committee was formed

Thousands of disgruntled ratings joined committee

This unrest soon spread to shore establishments from Bombay to Karachi & Calcutta. It involved 78 ships, 20 shore establishments, & 20,000 sailors
Next day the tricolour was hosted on most of the ships & establishments

An alarmed Clement Attlee ordered the Royal Navy to put down the revolt. Admiral Godfrey, the Flag Officer commanding the RIN, went on air with his order ‘Submit or perish
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#VeerSavarkar ie Vinayak Damodar aka Swatantryaveer Savarkar [स्वातंत्र्यवीर] was born on 28 May 1883. He formed Revolutionary organization 'Mitramela' in 1900 aged only 17 and expanded it to 'Abhinav Bharat' in 1904 #CONgressInsultsSavarkar Cong falsely accuses him of rape! (1)
For the killing of a British officer, #VeerSavarkar was convicted along with Karve & Deshpande & given 50 years jail in 1910. This itself shows his contribution towards the freedom movement. How many Congress leaders got such a sentence? #CONgressInsultsSavarkar (2)
#VeerSavarkar was the 1st revolutionary to write a book on the 1857 revolt, calling it as 'War of Independence' which was published in Holland in 1909. It was banned in India by British even before its publication! So much the British feared Savarkar #CONgressInsultsSavarkar (3)
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After reading 6 chapters of this book, I am totally convinced that, We RWs have played as per trap laid down for us by LWs on #savarkar's alleged involvement in #Gandhi Assassination plot. From when all this Defaming& insulting #savarkar started?
After death of #veersavarkar , India Gandhi had praised his work & issued a stamp in his memory. In 1981, she also donated Rs 11k (Today's 5 lacs) to #savarkar smarak in Mumbai. Many Marathi Socialist n Leftist intellectuals started attacking Savarkar after his death.
But, their attacks were restricted to 'Reformist', 'Modern' Savarkar who talked of abandoning Caste n Varna system, breaking 7 shackles of Hinduism, etc. They called it all falsehood & used to portray Savarkar as some Orthodox & Manuvadi having belief in Caste system.
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My mama Arun Mehta,fought 1965 & 1971 Indo-Pak wars,resigned from Air Force due to unavoidabe circumstances
🔥of Patriotism in me thrives because of the books he’d gift me
I got #VeerSavarkar Indian War of Independence 1857 at age 14
Today, he resigned from his worldly duties..
.. but the legacy of National Pride that he left behind will continue to live in me & after me in my children.. ..
नैनं छिन्दन्ति शस्त्राणि नैनं दहति पावकः ।
न चैनं क्लेदयन्त्यापो न शोषयति मारुतः ।।

आत्मा को न किसी शस्त्र द्वारा खण्ड-खण्ड किया जा सकता है, न अग्नि द्वारा जलाया जा सकता है, न जल द्वारा भिगोया या वायु द्वारा सुखाया जा सकता है .. his last moments he was reading 👇🏻
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Once upon a time there lived a City Kotwal named Ghiyasuddin Ghaziwho on the bank of a Neher near Lal Qila. He saved his life from British slaughter in 1857,by naming himself Gangadhar Nehru!
Ghiyasuddin’s son Motilal had 3 children from his 2nd wife Thussu. Thussu & Motilal's Boss Mobarak Ali’s son Jawaharlal #Nehru was born at 77 Mirganj, which Motilal sold to Lali Jaan- which’s now known as Imambada
MOTILAL had 2 sons,Sheikh Abdullah & Syed Hussain from mus women.
JL married Kamla Kaul, Kamla & Mobark Ali’s son Manzur Ali had daughter Indira, who married Feroze Khan under the name Maimuna begum & had a son-Rajiv, who became Catholic to marry Sania Maino, their son Raul @RahulGandhi can obviusly not be #VeerSavarkar !!
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"The battle of freedom once begun,
And handed down from sire to son,
Though often lost is ever won!"

"Nationalism was simplified to a choice to love and express that love monogamously, toward's one's country."

~excerpts from @vikramsampath's book on #Savarkar.
#ElectionResults2019 bypolls
• UDF won all seats in Kerala.
• Congress won Puducherry.
• JDU lost 3/4 seats contested in Bihar.
• AIMIM opened account in Bihar.
• SP wrestled two from BSP-BJP both.
• Ram Vilas Paswan retains Samastipur.
• Congress won 8/13 seats in Punjab.
If #GopalKanda becomes a part of the BJP govt, some of us will feel strongly disappointed.

I feel I have made a mistake along the way by basing my faith on BJP alone. BJP off lately has prioritized winnability over ideology, taking a realist but treacherous stand.
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The first leader to daringly set Absolute Political Independence as India's goal (1900).
The first Indian leader to daringly perform a bonfire of foreign (English) clothes (1905).
The first Indian to organize a revolutionary movement for India's Independence on an international level (1906).
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1910, #VeerSavarkar was sentenced to 50 yrs of rigorous imprisonment till 1960, was given to cut & untangle coiled rope into pieces,break it,spin it & again make threads of it, it was called ‘picking oakum’. His hands would get cracks & blisters with blood oozing out of them.
Europe was applauding him as a martyr,Henery Cotton (president,1904 Congress Session,Bombay)
hoped that International court of justice would restore him back to France
William Wedderburn & Surendra Nath Banerji of Congress declared they had nothing to do with #VeerSavarkar
Running down #VeerSavarkar as a traitor became a handy tool to save one’s skin & prestige. An Anglo Indian News paper wrote, “the rascal has at last met his fate.”
He was shifted from Dongri to Byculla,later to Thana
His meals were dry jawari roti that he pushed down with water.
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Some leftwing & Congress dimwits on SM have been, since morning, trying to "educate" me on #VeerSavarkar. Just for the record, the revolutionary nationalist phase was my special area of research in the past, my great great grandfather Srijukta Upendranath Bandyopadhay
one of the leading revolutionaries of the early phase-Agniyug- was a close colleague of Sri Aurobindo, was arrested along with him in the then famous Alipore Bomb Case.He stood trial for a year & was sentenced to deportation to the #CellularJail in Andamans with Barin Ghose et al
Upendranath spent a decade in 'Kala Pani' at the same time as #VeerSavarkar. His memoirs of life as an exile-Nirbasiter Atmakatha-eventually became a classic in Bengali literature. #VeerSavarkar immortalized it & Upendranath by quoting from his book in his own magnum opus
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Swatantra #VeerSavarkar - one of the greatest patriots of India, father of revolutionary movement, classical libertarian, Hindu hriday samrat, champion of oppressed, warrior of social justice - my pranams 🙏

#NewIndia will undo injustice that history has done to you!

Here are a few facts that Congress sponsored Historians will conveniently forget but young India must reverentially remember about #VeerSavarkar

He was the first political leader to daringly set Absolute Political Independence as India's goal (1900)
#VeerSavarkar was the first Indian political leader to daringly perform a bonfire of foreign (English) clothes (1905).

He was the first Indian to organize a revolutionary movement for India's Independence on an international level (1906).
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On the occasion of the birth anniversary of #VeerSavarkar posting some of my articles on him in recent past in wake of intense calumny he faces all the time! The much-misunderstood, maligned leader of our times! @narendramodi…
His views on social reforms, caste system, untouchability, cow protection etc were way ahead of their times n resisted strongly by the orthdox. An aspect of #VeerSavarkar we r seldom told abt! @narendramodi…
#VeerSavarkar sadly gets dragged in contemporary political mudslinging by opponents of @BJP4India or @narendramodi which does a great disservice to his legacy…
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Jayanti of my hero Vinayak Damodar Savarkar today, a man who has been my inspiration. Now it's impossible to capture Savarkar's greatness in one single thread, there is just so much to him, this is more a personal tribute to him.
Savarkar is that kind of multi faceted personality, cannot be captured in one single thread or post. Every phase of his life, is a separate thread by itself, be it his early days, his stay in London, and then there is his Cellular Jail phase, a separate chapter.
What I am putting here is more a fan boy tribute to Savarkar, trust me it was actually hard for me to decide, how best to put it, in a shorter form, without leaving out the main facts. So this is more a look at his life, and some key phases.
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#VinayakDamodarSavarkar was
orn in Nasik, lost his parents at young age due to plague,was very close to his two brothers and the wife of his older brother.
June 9,1906, 22 year old #VeerSavarkar , LLB from Bombay University, boarded the ship SS Persia from Bombay to London.
On board #VeerSavarkar started awakening young Indians to India’s politics.Whatever be topic of discussion,he turned & connected it to India’s freedom struggle.Some said they weren’t interested,for some it was a condition for their scholarship not to involve in political movement
3 main organisations were working in 🇮🇳 at that time.
1-British Commities of Indian National national Congress
2-Dadabhai Naoroji’s London Indian society
3-Shyamji Krishnavarma’s Indian Home Rule Society
Aim of 2 & 3 was, ‘Self rule under British Empire’.
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While we have heard a lot about Veer Savarker apologizing to British, I m sure most of you wd never have heard about this Letter of Gandhiji to Cleimsford during World war.

You all would be as shocked as me after reading this 👇
A must read part of Gandhiji's letter - concern for Hindus means DIVISIVE Politics as per Times article, but Gandhiji's concern for the minorities is what made him MAHATMA and lead the foundation of Congress Ideology
Most Important part of the entire letter is these last lines.

If #VeerSavarkar is defamed as a traitor for APOLOGY to British , then what will you say about this EULOGY of MAHATMA ?

Should chapters on Gandhiji be removed as per logic of Rajasthan Govt ?
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