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Hindutva on Raisina Hill: President hails Sangh icons; does not even mention Nehru

The Hindutva lobby has been feverishly engaged in recent times in pushing its agenda of a new interpretation of history as it apparently believes that the wrong version has been taught for too long a period by the Nehruvians because of their previously privileged position in positions of power. It was time, therefore, to undo the earlier mistakes. Few would have expected, however, that this desire for change would be articulated by the highest constitutional authority in the land.