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date: 19 November 2019

Hedgewar, Keshavrao Baliramlocked

(1889–1940)
  • Sumit Sarkar

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Hedgewar, Keshavrao Baliram (1889–1940), Hindu nationalist, was born on 1 April 1889 at Nagpur, Maharashtra (then capital of Central Provinces in British India), the youngest of six children of Balirampant, a poor orthodox Deshastha Brahman priest, and Revatibai. He grew up in a high-caste Hindu milieu where traditions of ...

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