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RSS: A worm's eye view

Devanura Mahadeva's book takes a critical look at the RSS and helps readers comprehend the founding principles of the organisation through a series of quotes from its key members

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RSS: The Long and Short of It

Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
RSS: The Long and  Short of It 
Author: Devanura Mahadeva (Translated by S R Ramakrishna) 
Publisher: Eka (Westland) 
Pages: 91 
Price: Rs 199
This “book” would possibly not have made it to this newspaper’s review columns but for the hostility generated on its publication from the Hindu right wing in Karnataka. Had it not been for the vehemence of criticism from the socio-political and quasi-intellectual ecosystem promoted by the RSS-BJP combine, interest in the “book” — more of a booklet in fact — and in Devanura Mahadeva would not have been so great in large parts of India. The more groups wedded to the

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First Published: Jan 26 2023 | 10:38 PM IST

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