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Attention, though, to Malaviya's leadership of the Hindu Mahasabha, an organisation that sought to address issues of concern to Hindus, such as protection of cows, and whose subscribers included many members of the Indian National Congress, has been seen by some as reason to erroneously categorise Pandit Malaviya as a Hindu nationalist.
Eminent educationist and politician Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya will be conferred India’s highest civilian award—the Bharat Ratna. Here are some highlights and achievements from his life, and why his...