Savarkar's India Right-wing Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi has won reelection as India's Prime Minister. As the political philosophy of Hindu nationalism gains ground in India we look back at one of its architects - Vinayak Savarkar.
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Savarkar's India

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Savarkar's India

Savarkar's India

Savarkar's India

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Right-wing Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi has won reelection as India's Prime Minister. As the political philosophy of Hindu nationalism gains ground in India we look back at one of its architects - Vinayak Savarkar.


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Correction May 31, 2019

A previous version of this episode incorrectly said India gained independence from Britain on June 15, 1947. India officially became independent on Aug. 15, 1947.