Thursday, June 18, 2009

Pankaj Vohra remembers Sri Aurobindo

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[Is BJP on verge of a split?
17 Jun 2009 by Pankaj Vohra The recent developments within the BJP are perhaps first pointers to a split in a party started in 1980 by members of the erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh with the blessings of the RSS... It has never tried to project Swami Vivekanand or Sri Aurobindo’s thoughts in a concerted manner...11:50 AM ]

[If the BJP wants to succeed? by Neeraj Gupta on Jun 18, 2009 11:43 AM Permalink Hide replies 11:50 AM
If BJP wants to succeed it must shun away the ideology of Hindutva and take up Hindu Nationalism of Vivekananda and Aurobindo.]

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As far as I remember Pankaj Vohra never mentioned the name of Sri Aurobindo in his column. The crisis in the BJP seems to be teaching everyone. [TNM]

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