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Title: The Religious Roots of Indian Nationalism Sri Aurobindo Ghose and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Authors: Razeq, Safoora A.
Keywords: Exploitative nature of colonial rule
use of religious idioms
history and culture
need for political freedom and spiritual freedom
advocates for popular politics
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Vidyasagar University , Midnapore , West Bengal , India
Series/Report no.: Vidyasagar University Journal of History;2013-2014
Abstract: The paper discusses the significance of religion and religious idioms in the formulation of nationalist ideas in India among the Hindus and Muslims. Since the Western impact became much a cultural and epistemological onslaught as it was political. The nationalist leaders in the early twentieth century made a judicious use of language, history and traditional spiritual values. They criticised the elitist leadership for being too meek and docile in their approach for not associating with the need of the common man. Religion acquires a ‘functional character’ in the interpretation of Nationalism. Both Sri Aurobindo and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad emphasised on the political freedom as the necessary condition for achieving the ‘noble mission’-the spiritual freedom
Appears in Collections:Vidyasagar University Journal of History Vol 2 [2013-2014]

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