Keshav Baliram Hedgewar

(1889—1940) Hindu nationalist

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(1889–1940) A Maharashtrian brahmin, he had been a member of the Indian National Congress, but tired of Gāndhī's non-violent methods, and in 1925 founded the militant, right-wing Hindu nationalist organization, the Rāṣṭrīya Svayamsevak Saṅgh (RSS).

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