Veer Savarkar Jayanti is celebrated all over India to commemorate Vinayak Damodar “Veer” Savarkar. He is known as one of the Indian freedom fighters, Savarkar is known for performing multiple activities for the development of the Hindu community across the country. Vinayak Damodar birthday celebrations are organized every year. He is a great Marathi legend who has advocated for the abolishment of the caste system and has requested the reconversion of those Hindus who accepted other religions.
India Observes Veer Savarkar Birth Anniversary 2023: Key Points
- Savarkar is credited for coining the term “Hindutva” reflecting the kind of intensity with which he used to represent his life.
- He was born in Bhagur of Nashik in Maharashtra, Savarkar has become an icon after he advocated for five distinctive features of his philosophy in the form of Utilitarianism, Rationalism and Positivism, Humanism and Universalism, Pragmatism, and Realism.
- Savarkar received the biggest jolt of his life after British rulers banned his patriotic publication known as The Indian War of Independence, which was based on the great Indian revolt of 1857 under the leadership of Mangal Pandey.
- Hindu nationalism was greatly implemented in his ideologies after Savarkar was moved to the Cellular Jail in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- On the day of Veer Savarkar Jayanti, people of all sects of Hindus come together to pay their due respects to him. He is considered as one of the greatest sons of Mother India.
- Filled with patriotic feelings, Savarkar was considered an extremist by the British authorities.
- After serving as the president of Hindu Mahasabha, Savarkar became even more aggressive with his Hindutva ideology. He advocated for the future of India as Hindu Rashtra.
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