By MT Saju / The Federal

Two decades ago, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1883-1966) was not a popular figure in India, but today he is everywhere. There are streets, roads, lakes and parks which have been named after the ‘Hindutva’ ideologue. Mumbai’s Versova-Bandra Sea Link has been renamed as Veer Savarkar Setu. Hotels, cycle shops and studios have ‘Veer Savarkar’ on their name boards with photographs of the…

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