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Keshav Baliram Hedgewar (1 April 1889 – 21 June 1940) was the founding Sarsanghachalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). [1]

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Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental change, or stasis.

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Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha

The Akhil Bhāratiya Hindū Mahāsabhā (All-India Hindu Assembly) is a Hindu nationalist political party in India.

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B. S. Moonje

Balakrishna Shivram Moonje (B. S. Moonje, also B. S. Munje, 12 December 1872 – 3 March 1948) was an Indian freedom fighter and a leader of the Hindu Mahasabha.

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Babasaheb Apte

Umakant Keshav Apte, popularly known as Babasaheb Apte, was one of the first ''pracharaks'' (full-time propagators) of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), taking initiation from its founder K. B. Hedgewar.

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak (or Lokmanya Tilak,; 23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920), born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, journalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist.

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Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 until his ousting in 1943.

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Economic and Political Weekly

The Economic and Political Weekly is a weekly peer-reviewed academic journal covering all social sciences.

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Flag of India

The National Flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of deep saffron, white and India green; with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at its centre.

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Government of India

The Government of India (GoI), officially known as the Union Government and also known as the Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories, collectively called the Republic of India.

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Indian independence movement

The term Indian Independence Movement encompasses activities and ideas aiming to end first East India Company rule (1757–1858), then the British Raj (1858–1947).

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Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (INC, often called the Congress), is one of two major political parties in India; the other being the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Indian people

Indian people or Indians also known as Bharatiya are citizens of India and people of Indian heritage, the second most populous nation containing 17.50% of the world's population.

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Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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M. S. Golwalkar

Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar (19 February 1906 – 5 June 1973), also known as Shri Guruji, was the second Sarsanghchalak (Supreme Leader) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

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Madhukar Dattatraya Deoras

Madhukar Dattatraya Deoras (11 December 1915 - 17 June 1996), popularly known as Balasaheb Deoras, was the third Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

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Madhukar Rao Bhagwat

Madhukar Rao Bhagwat was one of the earliest Swayamsevak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

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Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.

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Marathi people

The Marathi people or Maharashtrians (Marathi:marāṭhī māṇsē, mahārāṣṭrīya māṇsē) are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group of India that inhabits the Maharashtra region and as well as some border districts such as Belgaon and Karwar of Karanataka and Madgaon of Goa states in western India.

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Nagpur (Nāgpur) is the second capital and the third largest city of the Indian state of Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune.

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Non-cooperation movement

The non-cooperation movement was significant phase of the Indian independence movement from British rule.

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A physician is a professional who practices medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.

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Plague (disease)

Plague is an infectious disease that is caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis.

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Prabhakar Balwant Dani

Prabhakar Balwant Dani (also known as P. B. Dani and Bhaiyaji Dani), was a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist organization in India.

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Pune is the ninth-most populous city in India and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra after the state capital city of Mumbai.

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Purna Swaraj

The Purna Swaraj declaration, or Declaration of the Independence of India, was promulgated by the Indian National Congress on 26 January 1930, resolving the Congress and Indian nationalists to fight for Purna Swaraj, or complete self-rule independent of the British Empire (literally in Sanskrit, purna, "complete," swa, "self," raj, "rule," thus "complete self-rule").

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Quit India Movement

The Quit India Movement (भारत छोड़ो आन्दोलन), or the India August Movement (August Kranti), was a civil disobedience movement launched in India during World War II on 9 August 1942 by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

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Rajgir is a city and a notified area in Nalanda district in the Indian state of Bihar.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh abbreviated as RSS (IPA:Rāṣṭrīya Svayansēvaka Saṅgha) (pronunciation:, lit. "National Volunteer Organisation" or National Patriotic Organisation) is a right-wing charitable, educational, volunteer, Hindu nationalist, non-governmental organisation.

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Rustication (academia)

Rustication is a term used at Oxford, Cambridge and Durham Universities to mean being sent down or expelled temporarily, or, in more recent times, to leave temporarily for welfare and/or health reasons.

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Salt March

The Salt March, also known as the Dandi March and the Salt Satyagraha, was a march initiated by Mohandas Gandhi to illegally produce salt from seawater.

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Samarth Ramdas

Ramdas (Marathi language: Rāmdās) was a noted 17th-century saint and spiritual poet of Maharashtra.

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Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo (Sri Ôrobindo), (15 August 1872 – 5 December 1950), born Aurobindo Ghose, was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet.

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Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda (Shāmi Bibekānondo; 12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendra Nath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century saint Ramakrishna.

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Vande Mataram

Vande Mataram (Bengali script: বন্দে মাতরম্, Devanagari: वन्दे मातरम्)—literally, "I praise thee, Mother"—is a poem from Bankim Chandra Chatterjee's 1882 novel Anandamath.

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Varanasi, also known as Benares, Banaras, or Kashi, is a North Indian city on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, India south-east of the state capital, Lucknow and east of Allahabad.

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Vijayadashami also known as Dussehra or Dasara or Dashain or Tenth day of Navratri or Durgotsav is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated in various forms, across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.

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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (28 May 1883 – 26 February 1966) was an Indian pro-independence activist, politician as well as a poet, writer and playwright.

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Yavatmal (is a city and municipal council of the Yavatmal district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The name is derived from the Marathi Yavat (mountain) and mal (row). It is the head of a yavatmal district and a huge market place.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._B._Hedgewar

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