Communalism

Yet another falsity

Print edition : May 26, 2017

Kazi Nazrul Islam. He is now being hailed as an icon by Hindutva groups. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

Young volunteers of the paying tribute to B.R. Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary in Bhopal on April 14, 2016. Photo: A.M. Faruqui

Delhi Pradesh BJP president Manoj Tiwari paying tribute to Bhagat Singh on the day of his martyrdom, in New Delhi March 23. Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

The revolutionary Bengali poet Kazi Nazrul Islam joins the pantheon of heroes and legends the Sangh Parivar has co-opted as its own. The tag attached to him is that of a “good Hindu”.
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