12 October in History

A political activist and socialist leader whose often-unconventional ideas confounded both his critics and admirers, Ram Manohar Lohia was born on 23 March 1910. When he died on 12 October 1967, he was only in his fifties — and in the thick of things both politically and intellectually.

Unfortunately, Lohia’s legacy is today pigeonholed into two or three categories, such… Read More →

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