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May 18, 2019
Remembering Akshay Kumar Dutta, the progressive Bengali thinker behind the reformist Brahmo SamajAkshay Kumar Dutta (1820−86) was a progressive thinker from renascent Bengal whose works were not only progressive but also courageous. Though he reinterpreted the West for Bengal and contributed to the evolution of Bengali prose, today, his legacy and works seem to have been forgotten.
Apr 03, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; Part 3: Hindu groups organise, Hindu Rashtra is defined, Savarkar makes his markThe year 1915 is significant in Indian political history because it was then that the word 'Hindu' was used and accepted as a political term to define those who were not Muslim, Christian, Jain, Sikh or Buddhist. Until the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha was formed, the Arya Samajis, for instance, referred to themselves as 'Aryans', the followers of the ancient Vedic faith.
Apr 02, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 2: Arya Samaj picks up Hindu nationalism after Brahmo Samaj fails to unite local communitiesThe Arya Samaj's activities complemented those of the Brahmo Samaj. Their founder Dayanand Saraswati had devised a purification ceremony through which Muslims and Christians could be reconverted to Hinduism.