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India: Modi says Congress committed ’sin’ of partition

by Dilip, 10 November 2013

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The fascist method of speech is contained in 3 rules: 
affirmationrepetition and contagion. They spread lies and practice deceit as a matter of habit. Truth is whatever is convenient for serving their interests. The RSS in power will abolish truth completely. Modi’s lies are a foretaste.

Here is their hero V.D Savarkar’s declaration on August 15, 1943"I have no quarrel with Mr Jinnah’s two-nation theory. We Hindus are a nation by ourselves and it is a historical fact that Hindus and Muslims are two nations" (Indian Annual Register 1943 vol.2 p.10). 
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And here is the latest barrage of half truths and lies by the RSS candidate:
http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/narendra-modi-hits-back-at-pm-says-congress-committed-sin-of-partition-444153?pfrom=home-lateststories
A day after the Prime Minister alleged that the BJP is changing India’s history and geography, a combative Narendra Modi today hit back accusing the Congress of altering the country’s geography by allowing partition and history by neglecting our heroes and eulogising only the Nehru-Gandhi family. Mr Modi, who is the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, made a scathing attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after inaugurating a hospital in Kheda in Gujarat, which is run primarily by the minority community. "Mr Prime Minister, I am aware that it is not in your hands what you should say or not say. But the country wants to know who changed the geography of India? The village in which you were born was a part of Hindustan. Today it is not. Who changed the geography? Who broke this country into pieces?" Mr Modi said.Dr Singh was born on September 26, 1932 in Gah, a remote village, now in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Mr Modi charged that it is the Congress which committed the "sin" of dividing India into two parts."You say we are changing the geography. Every so often China creates problems at our borders. It has captured hundreds of square kilometres of our territory. Who changed this geography? It was changed during Congress rule," Mr Modi said.

NB : In 2003, the Vajpayee government went further than any other government before by stating that the “Tibetan Autonomous Region of China is part of the territory of China.” - http://www.idsa.in/node/712/1782

He further alleged that the Centre wants to change the route of the Sabarmati-Dandi heritage road that is to be constructed to mark the salt satyagraha underaken by Mahatma Gandhi. "Six months back I received a letter from PMO that the path be shifted 30 kilometres away... You have abandoned Gandhi and now you want to leave the path too," he said...

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NB: It is very funny to hear Modi’s pious talk about Mahatma Gandhi & Sardar Patel. It is sheer Nazi-style propaganda for Modi & the RSS to insist that Congress was responsible for partition and that the Muslim League & Hindutva brigade had nothing to do with creating the poisonous situation. 

This is what the GOI wrote in its ban order of Feb 2, 1948 (Patel was Home Minister): "The objectionable and harmful activities of the Sangh have, however, continued unabated and the cult of violence sponsored and inspired by the activities of the Sangh has claimed many victims. The latest and most precious to fall was Gandhiji himself.." Read the full text here: 
RSS Declared Unlawful: Text of GOI communique February 4, 1948

Here is their hero V.D Savarkar’s declaration on August 15, 1943: "I have no quarrel with Mr Jinnah’s two-nation theory. We Hindus are a nation by ourselves and it is a historical fact that Hindus and Muslims are two nations" (Indian Annual Register 1943 vol.2 p.10). 


The RSS, whose contribution to independence was precisely nothing, is now trying to claim the mantle of Gandhi and Patel. Have they forgotten the role of Savarkar in Gandhi’s assassination? See The Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi: Inquiry Commission Report (1969)
The killer aspect of Savarkarism was noted by Patel. Ihis February 27, 1948 letter to Nehru on Gandhi’s assassination, (vol 6 of Sardar Patel’s selected correspondence edited by Durga Das) Patel held that "it was a fanatical wing of the Hindu Mahasabha directly under Savarkar that hatched the conspiracy and saw it through" (p 56)In the same letter, reflecting on the problem of identifying RSS members, he wrote "in the case of a secret organisation like the RSS which has no records of membership, no registers etc., securing of authentic information whether a person is an active member or not is a very difficult task.. (p 57)" 

Some more facts on Savarkar’s conduct and ideas - citations below are from: 

Savarkar’s exemplary conduct in jail won him favour. When World War One began, he protested his desire to serve the war effort and asked for amnesty: "The siding of Turkey with Germany as against England, roused all my suspicions about Pan-Islamism and I scented in that move a future danger to India. I...feared that in this grim struggle between two mighty powers the Muslim in India might find their devils opportunity to invite the Muslim hordes from the North to ravage India and to conquer it."

To combat this he proposed a new British union with her imperial subjects where, from Ireland to India"an empire would emerge from the process, which can no longer be the British Empire. Until it assumed any other suitable name, it might well be called “The Aryan Empire”.

Savarkar’s petition of 30 March 1920 claims that since he was ‘without danger to the State’, he should be granted a reprieve; for, far from espousing "the militant school of the Bukanin (sic) type...I do not contribute even to the peaceful and philosophical anarchism of a Kropotkin or a Tolstoy."

Accordingly, he promised that his release would be
"a new birth and would touch my heart, sensitive and submissive to kindness, so deeply as to render me personally attached and politically useful in future.."

George Lloyd, Governor of Bombay, later Lord Lloyd, an influential British imperialist who later administered Egypt and a supporter of fascist movements in his subsequent political career, was persuaded not by Savarkar’s grand designs but by the use to which he could be put as a former revolutionary. Accordingly, the Government periodically reviewed his loyalty. Only its assurance ensured each improvement in his living conditions and successive reductions in his sentence.
"To disarm any suspicion that may yet linger in the Government Quarters, the petitioner begs to solemnly pledge his word of honour that he shall cease to take any part in politics whatever.."

Thus Savarkar is said to have renounced all "methods of violence resorted to in days gone by and I feel myself duty bound to uphold law and a constitution to the best of my powers and am willing to make the reform a success in so far as I may be allowed to do so in future.."

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Hitler’s annihilation of the Romanis“I as a German prefer much more to see India under British Government than under any other...I must not connect the fate of the German people with these so-called ‘oppressed nations’ who are clearly of racial inferiority (Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, German edition, p. 747)




More signs of artistry:
In the year 2000 the Gujarat government of Keshubhai Patel, with the support of the Vajpayee government, lifted the ban on RSS recruitment among civil servants. In the ensuing controversy Patel said the RSS was not political (the usual story). This was stoutly resisted and the BJP was forced to withdraw. Read more:


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