Bodhi Sattva’s Hindutva: Part 6

Bodhi Sattva’s Hindutva: Part 6

This part will analyse the impact of Dr.Ambedkar’s thoughts and actions on Hindu Nationalist movement. In September 1948, the second leader of RSS, Guruji Golwalkar met Baba Saheb Ambedkar in latter’s house.[i]  Dr.Ambedkar’s views had influenced Guruji Golwalkar’s own perception of caste and Varna. He considered both of them as […]

 

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