Urdu Ghazals penned by Veer Savarkar during his Jail Term in Andaman discovered

A notebook containing two patriotic Ghazals written by legendary patriot Veer Savarkar has been discovered by a Dadar based institute. The Ghazals in Urdu were written by the freedom fighter during his 11-year imprisonment in the Andaman Cellular Jail.

About Veer Savarkar:
  • Born on 28 May, 1883 in village Bhagur, near Nashik, Maharashtra , Vinayak Damodar Savarkar commonly known as Swatantryaveer Savarkar was a freedom fighter.
  • Renowned social reformer, writer, dramatist, poet, historian, political leader and philosopher.
  • Pioneer of the movement for religious reform in Hindu culture by doing away the caste  system prevalent within it. He coined the term Hindutva.
  • He was the founder of the student societies that included Abhinav Bharat Society and the Free India Society.
  • His published work the Indian War of Independence about the Indian rebellion of 1857 was banned by British authorities.