Manmohan Vaidya On Hindu Nation: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) senior functionary Manmohan Vaidya has said that the ‘‘unique spirituality-centred’’ of life in the nation is The approach is known globally as Hindu, ‘‘because of which this nation is Hindu and its epithet is eternal.’’ He has also claimed that the term was coined by those who saw the country from outside.
Weekly ‘Organizer’ In ‘‘Hindu Rashtra: Rashtra is Hindu and Sanatan its objective’’ In an article titled, RSS Joint General Secretary Manmohan Vaidya said, “The term was not coined by us, but by those who saw the country from outside and named this uniqueness of ours to differentiate us as Hindus. given.’’
What did Manohan Vaidya write?
He said that several smritis that informed the attitudes and behavior of the society were created here from time to time and for the present day nation, its constitution is the latest ‘smriti’ Is. He wrote, ‘‘The provisions to amend this constitution are contained within the constitution only. India has developed the technique of renovating the structure from time to time while maintaining the base. This has ensured the continuity and renewal of our civilization and this is what makes it eternal.’’
In the Hindu tradition, Smriti is a term used for several ancient religious texts. India is called ‘Hindu nation’’ Its critics criticize the RSS approach of looking at the form of secularism because it is not in sync with secularism.
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