Savarkar, Vinayak Damodar

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Name
Savarkar, Vinayak Damodar Gender: M
Vināyak Dāmodar Sāvarkar
born on 28 May 1883 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Deolali, India, 19n57, 73e50
Timezone LST m80e15 (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 06°58' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 25°19 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 19°24'



Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

Biography

Indian pro-independence activist, politician, poet, writer and playwright. He advocated dismantling the caste system in Hindu culture, and reconversion of the converted Hindus back to Hindu religion. Savarkar created the term Hindutva, and emphasised its distinctiveness from Hinduism which he associated with social and political communalism. The stated aim of Savarkar's Hindutva was to create an divisive collective identity. He died on 26 February 1966, aged 82, in Mumbai, India.

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Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Political Thinkers of Modern India" by Verinder Grover (Deep & Deep, 1992), p. 473: "In such an atmosphere surcharged with unfulfilled aspirations was born Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on Monday, 28 May 1883, at 10.00 pm at Bhagur, a village near Nasik."

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (Indian pro-independence activist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet