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KESHAVA BALIRAM HEDGEWAR

Introduction

Founder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. His strong desire was that all the people should dedicate themselves for the service of the Motherland forgetting the differences of caste, creed, etc. He exemplified this ideal in his own life. He shone as a simple and loving personality.

Author - Du.Gu.Lakshmana


Keshav Baliram Hedgewar

22 June 1897. On that day, Queen Victoria of England completed exactly 60 years of her ascent to the British Throne. Naturally, an atmosphere of pompous festivity of that Diamond Jubilee prevailed everywhere. The British Government had arranged grand functions in all villages, towns and cities in Bharat too. Among other things, they distributed sweets among the school children.

The poor were served with food. The prominent in society were conferred with decorative titles.

A mood of revelry among people in Nagpur (Maharashtra) was evident from their new attire, etc. Children were hurrying to their schools in groups in eager anticipation of the sweets which were to be distributed there.

But amidst all this, one young boy was not happy. He threw away the sweets given to him, and sat alone in a corner brooding.

His elder brother came and asked him, "Why are you downcast? Didn't you get the sweets?" 'What's there in that sweet?" - the boy pointed to the sweets thrown away by him and added, "But why should we celebrate the jubilee of the Queen who has snatched away our Bhonsle's kingdom?"

The sweets, which were sweet to others were bitter for this boy. He had perceived nothing but bitterness in the sweets. He was barely eight at that time. Patriotism had found lodgment in his heart even at such a tender age, Such was Keshav. The boy was eventually to become famous as Dr. Keshav Baliram Hedgewar. He founded the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a nationwide organization. He gave a new orientation to the country. He awakened self-respect and patriotism among the Hindus.

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Keshava Baliram Hedgewar - Founder Of Rashtriya Swamyamsevak Sangh.
About Keshava Baliram
You are Here! Introduction
Lineage
Hardship During Childhood
Gallant Fighter For Motherland
Strong In Mind And Body
Intolerant Of Egoists ' Friend Of Sufferers
Prudence And Caution
Revolutionary

Whiter Justice

Final Decision
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
Discipline Personified
Growth Of Sangh Work
Appreciation By Gandhiji
Blessings By The Eminent
Opposition Weakens
Simple, Lovable Personality
Last Days
Torch-Bearer Of The Country
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