Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to freedom activist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his birth anniversary. Born in 1883, Savarkar is credited for coining the term Hindutva. He was said to have openly endorsed the idea of Hindu Rashtra and opposed the Quit India moment.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Rajdeep Sardesai and many others have taken it to Twitter to pay homage to Veer Savarkar on his 132nd birth anniversary, making #VeerSavarkar trend in India.
I bow to the great Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary. We remember his indomitable spirit & invaluable contribution to India’s history.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 28, 2015
My tribute to the great Indian freedom fighter & activist Veer Savarkar Ji on his birth anniversary. pic.twitter.com/bXo9tYcxfu
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) May 28, 2015
Tributes to Veer Savarkar on his birth anniv!A great nationalist & an exemplary writer–his devotion twd motherland is remembered even today.
— Anandiben Patel (@anandibenpatel) May 28, 2015
Today, on birth anniversary of Veer Savarkar, let us remember & pay tribute to this great freedom fighter & social-political philosopher.
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