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Mangesh Joshi

Mangesh Joshi

Mangesh Joshi, a Mechanical Engineer by training, is currently working for Garuda Prakashan as a developmental editor.

Was Savarkar really an advocate of Two-Nation Theory?
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

Was Savarkar really an advocate of Two-Nation Theory?

Mangesh Joshi- July 17, 2020

It is incontrovertible that the seeds of partition were sowed centuries before Savarkar was even born and that an elaborate study of the cause of ... Read More

Savarkar’s Hindu Militarisation Drive: Myths and Facts
Archives, Indology

Savarkar’s Hindu Militarisation Drive: Myths and Facts

Mangesh Joshi- February 11, 2020

It can be established that far from helping the British, Savarkar’s militarisation policy helped the anti-British activities and at the same time safeguarded the Hindu ... Read More

Busting the Myth: Did Savarkar “apologise”?
Archives, Indology

Busting the Myth: Did Savarkar “apologise”?

Mangesh Joshi- December 18, 2019

The contemporary accounts and the government reports are enough to give the lie to the myth that Savarkar “apologised” and turned a “British stooge” in ... Read More

Savarkar: From Nashik to Andamans- Part 3  The Arrest and the Aftermath
Archives, Indology

Savarkar: From Nashik to Andamans- Part 3 The Arrest and the Aftermath

Mangesh Joshi- October 9, 2019

It is noteworthy that the British Indian court had already pronounced two sentences of exile for Savarkar even before Hague Tribunal case had begun. And ... Read More

Savarkar: From Nashik to Andamans- Part 2 Stormy Years in London
Archives, Commentaries

Savarkar: From Nashik to Andamans- Part 2 Stormy Years in London

Mangesh Joshi- January 16, 2019

Khudiram Bose's incident shook the whole nation, and it became a talking point all around garnering mixed reactions. Mohandas Gandhi condemned the violence, and mourned ... Read More

Life of Savarkar -1: From Nashik to Andamans
Archives, Commentaries

Life of Savarkar -1: From Nashik to Andamans

Mangesh Joshi- December 24, 2018

On 16th October 1905, Bengal was partitioned and protests erupted across India. Savarkar organised a bonfire of foreign clothes and goods. Mohandas Gandhi, who was ... Read More