Monday, 22 June 2015

Nation remembers Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar

Bengaluru June 21, 2015: Nation remembers great social reformer, RSS founder icon of national resurgence Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar on his 75th punyatithi today. Memorably, coincides the maiden International Yoga Day celebrations today.

Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar (April 1, 1889 – June 21, 1940) was the founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Dr Hedgewar founded the RSS in Nagpur, Maharashtra in 1925, with the intention of promoting the concept of the Hindu nation. Dr. Hedgewar was born in 1889 on Gudi Padwa day YUGAADI, the New Year for people from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. He hailed from a family which was originally from Kundakurti, a small village in Bodhan taluka Nizamabad Dist. near the border of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh states. Dr Hdgewar passed away on June 21, 1940 at Nagpur,

Today, June 21 2015 is the 75th Punyatithi of Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, coinciding the maiden International Yoga Day.

Source : Samvada.Org

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