India had turbulence prior to independence. So, the divisive tactics that were practised by people like Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, and others in support of Muslims were intentional attempts to foster divisiveness and keep Hindus on the defensive. Our Great “Bapu” is justifiably credited with founding the Non-Cooperation movement in India in 1920 in an effort to topple the British Empire, and he is also the one who has been given the blame for developing a so-called secular society founded on false ideas. He imagined a utopian world where he would support the illogical Khilafat Movement in an effort to win the confidence and faith of Muslims on the Indian subcontinent, but this plan ultimately failed and was illogical.

He was aware of the actual disparities between Hindus and Muslims, including how Hindus desired Poorna Swaraj and Muslims desired the formation of an Islamic caliphate in India, yet he still believed in the idea of Hindu-Muslim unity. Gandhi’s willful naivete caused him to make Hindus suffer for his ill-advised decision, but it also allowed Muslims to use their victim status to impose their intolerance on the country.


This ultimately resulted in Dr. Hedgewar founding the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh). Hedgewar was a contributing member and active member of the Congress party before the Non-cooperation movement. Also, he took part in the anti-colonial Anushilan Samiti movement, for which he was repeatedly detained. Hedgewar was greatly influenced by Veer Savarkar and Bal Gangadhar Tilak, but he was very disappointed with the Congress Party’s later policy, which advocated forced Hindu-Muslim unification. His decision to leave the party as a result and his subsequent efforts to form an organisation that would support national unity, growth, and peace led him to lay the foundation stone for the RSS in Nagpur.


The RSS gained more clout in Indian politics as Muslims demonstrated their blatant intolerance combined with violence and displays of power. The RSS gave Hindus a voice after Gandhi, Nehru, and others of their sort had rendered them helpless and timid. Hindus staged a festive procession in honour of Lakshmi Pujan in 1923, complete with dancing and drumming. The local, intolerant Muslim youth were enraged by the sounds of Bhajans and attacked the individuals leading the procession as they passed a mosque on their way. It was a vicious attack, and some of the victims suffered severe injuries before passing away. All in the name of India’s secularism! Hard-line This massacre was carried out by Islamists, which prompted Hedgewar to act forcefully.


Dr. Hedgewar was concerned by Hindus’ lack of coherence and togetherness in contrast to Muslims, who never faltered in the face of internal conflicts. Although being the majority, Hindus have historically been vulnerable to attacks by Muslims due to numerous distinctions in castes, religions, beliefs, etc. In Nagpur, Hindus made up the vast bulk of the population. Yet the Muslim thugs attacked them openly because they knew the Hindus wouldn’t strike back, which emboldened their savage attacks on Hindus.


The RSS was founded in 1925 as a result of Dr. Hedgewar’s decision to form an organization that would serve as a catalyst for Hindu unity following this occurrence. In each Nagpur neighbourhood, he established an RSS Shakha in order to educate and unite Hindus. Despite their internal conflicts, local, enthusiastic, and keen Hindu youth engaged in self-defense training with one another under the influence of RSS. After two years of its founding, RSS Shakhas seen significant growth.


On September 4, 1927, Dr. Hedgewar organised a Lakshmi Puja event with 100 swayamsewaks in Nagpur’s Mahal neighbourhood to counter the Islamic influence. Muslims once more displayed their defiance by blocking the parade. Following the incident, Muslim rioters appeared on the streets of Nagpur brandishing weapons including knives, javelins, and daggers while Hindus were taking a midday nap in their houses. As he was away from Nagpur that day, the Muslim goons even attacked Dr. Hedgewar’s home. Following such heinous assaults, the RSS workers, armed with lathis, started attacking the vicious Muslim mobs in vengeance while the latter were unprepared for the reprisal. As a result, there were violent riots, which effectively drove away the Muslims who were now in the minority and forced them to depart the city.


By this act of disobedience by the RSS swayamsewaks, a new chapter in India’s history was opened. The Hindu community established a unified identity to battle against Muslim supremacy by reclaiming what was rightly theirs, as well as newfound optimism and vigour. But as Dr. Hedgewar foresaw, that was only the beginning; the issue that still plagues Hindus today is that of being true-blood seculars, an illness that has ravaged innumerable Hindus over the years and still does. The reality hasn’t changed, and it won’t until Hindus see the importance of banding together and growing more powerful in the face of their foes.

Latest attacks on Hindus in Begusarai (Bihar) on the eve of Holi by a hysterical Muslim mob further demonstrate that little has changed on the ground and that this fanatical Islamist mob will continue to wipe out the Kafirs until they are completely eradicated from the planet. Hindus should leave their happy place and face reality as this is a worrying condition.



The Riots of 1920’s – Emergence of RSS – The Jaipur Dialogues


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