26 February in History


Vinayak Savarkar, popularly known as Swatantryaveer Savarkar, was a highly respected freedom fighter, political leader, social reformer, historian as well as philosopher. He is credited with the origin of the term 'Hindutva', and was arguably the first freedom fighter to raise the demand for complete independence from the British rule. Savarkar's philosophy, while based on universalism and pragmatism, has been… Read More →

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