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Veer Savarkar- The Trial

In my last post, I had taken a look at Savarkar’s arrest in England, his epic escape at Marseilles, and subsequent arrest. July 22, 1910 Savarkar reached Mumbai, and was immediately sent to Nasik jail. The Secretary of State for … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar- Arrest and Escape

The trial and execution of Madan Lal Dhingra,  was traumatic for Veer Savarkar in many ways. It was not just a question of losing a close associate. It was the crackdown on him and his associates, that was really traumatic. … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar- Trial of Madan Lal Dhingra.

In the previous post, we had seen the background of Madan Lal Dhingra, his assassination of  Wylie and relationship with Savarkar. We now look at the trial, and the fallout . Post the assassination of Wylie, Dhingra, was vilified,  repeatedly … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar- Assassination of Wylie by Madanlal Dhingra.

As the British cracked down, more ruthlessly on the revolutionaries in India and England, the anger against their atrocities grew more. It kept growing till the boiling point had been reached, and the time was ripe for an outbreak. All … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar- In the den of the British lion

1906 was the year, the All India Muslim League would be founded in Dacca. The roots though were laid by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in 1886, through the All Indian Muhammadan Educational Conference. It was ostensibly to promote a modern, … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar-The Woman in his life

(The second in a part of my series on Savarkar, this time on the woman in his life, Yamunabai Savarkar, aka Mai). “Behind every successful man is a woman” so goes the common saying. While we are familiar with Veer … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar- Cellular Jail

In my last post, I  had explored Savarkar’s arrest, epic escape at Marseilles . I now look at the most important phase in his life, the trial in India and his detention at Cellular Jail.This is because I feel, this … Continue reading

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