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India as a Nation and the fake arguments of Rohigya supporters to demean it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0bqgeIgRtg&t=1s Now, before that there is one thing we need to address. We live in a nation state. If we live in a nation state, certain assumptions and presumptions go along with the concept of a nation state, which means I am entitled to protect my borders. So, I have the

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Why Rohingya issue is not judicial prerogative

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRYbDpoZOB4?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 If you are a democracy, I hope that rule of law is one of the necessary concomitant, that flows with democracy, that is consistent with democracy and democratic values and constitutional values. Therefore, I just need to ask myself before a court of Law, Is my position wrong in Law?

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Origin of Rohingyas and why are they not an ethnic minority?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Dn0-n50xmE?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 Now the point is, there are two issues that I wish to address as part of illegal immigration in India as on date. Obviously, the immediate news peg is Rohingya, but something that has been simmering and festering for a very long time, at least since 1960s or even the

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The Last campaign of Aurangzeb and His Ultimate Defeat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otbQzK3VSnQ&t=10s So, this point of time Aurangazeb decided, I'm going to embark on the last campaign, going to take all the Forts and established Mughal rule in Western Maharashtra. And as a result, in 1700, at the age of 85, Aurangazeb embarked on his last campaign of his life. It was

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Why Aurangazeb was Unable to Capture Much Territory From the Marathas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y3BVdLoONI&t=1s So, this is the effect of the war in the 1690s, that Marathas were able to raise really strong armies. They followed the same guerrilla warfare tactics of Hit and run, it was a war of attrition and many places wars are fought. The Mughal coffers were getting completely drained as

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Maratha Commander Santaji Ghorpade Raids Aurangazeb’s Tent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jn7-0z71aXg Apart from this, there was a very daring raid by Santaji Ghorpade on Aurangazeb’s own camp. At this point of time Aurangazeb’s camp was in, the camp was at Koregaon, which is near Pune and they were planning to take the fort of Chakan from here. His entire camp was

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The Reason Why Shivaji Embarked a Campaign to Southern India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnY-pRlpL5U After doing this, after getting coronated, Chhatrapati Shivaji, embarked on a campaign to South India and he built almost an empire stretching all the way to Gingee, you can see this is the core kingdom built by Chhatrapati Shivaji. It is Swarajya, can stretch all the way from Karwar to

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Measures Taken by Shivaji to Defeat the Impending Mughal Aggression

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-NTUf7d0oM Then we come to the Forts, as I mentioned how the Fort of Devagiri was fought or rather lost. And what Shivaji did was, he brought about wide range changes in how the Forts were constructed. He built multiple entry and exit points. If you go to Maharashtra, each of

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The Ideal of Hindavi Swarajya: What factors Led to Its Formation

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INVBllP_pG0?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 So Chhatrapati Shivaji instituted many administration and military reforms, which stood the Marathas, in good steadlater on. All of these are given in a book called Adnyapatra, written by Ramchandra Pant, we will talk about this personality later on. He was the Amatya or one of the revenue officers, in

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Money from the Hindu Endowment Board is being used by the Governments, which is a violation of Article 27 of the Constitution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puYto9pNSk0?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 Money from the Hindu endowments board has been used to fund two things - The Holy land pilgrimage for Christians and Haj subsidies. So, Hindu money is being used for doing this. I would actually say if I were a Christian or a Muslim, I would be offended ki humare

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Why The Supreme Court Barred Tamil Nadu Government From Taking Over The Administration of Temples?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzbhJOtCfgE?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 For me this document, I would say is the master template of what is wrong with all the HRCE legislations, the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments legislations, across the country. I will tell you the background of this document and then we will proceed. So, there is an infamous section in

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Article 25 2(a) of Constitution and why is its interpretation fundamentally flawed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMqprjUPLoE?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 So, this is the state, the state draws his power from articles 25 and 26 in so far as religious freedoms are concerned. 25 broadly relates to individual religious freedoms and 26 relates to religious freedoms of religious denominations and therefore it speaks of institutions and there is an inter-play

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What a Petition Argued Against the Legislation of Andhra Pradesh Govt on Hindu Temples

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaddM0Cy6-I&t=49s So, this is the argument that is presented on behalf of the petitioners who are challenging the legislation, the Andhra Pradesh legislation with respect to its constitutionality. It says 'The main thrust of the arguments of the learned council for the petitioners is that Articles 25 and 26 guarantee freedom

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Islamization of Southeast Asia was a Chinese Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3wvhVBRrrA?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 A century later, when suddenly very large ships turned up, this is in the early 1400 led by a eunuch Chinese General called Zheng He and he brought these massive ships, these ships were really enormous, I mean they're modern, they're modern scales. This huge series of treasure ships, that

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Abbakka, Queen of Ullal Resisted the Portugeese Naval Power Valiantly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2ery1YQmoQ There were other indigenous attempts as well and one of the most the successful of them is almost entirely  forgotten today, was actually a warrior Queen called Abbakka, she and her daughter and granddaughter for almost 80 years resisted the Portuguese, from their kingdom, in an outpost called Ullal, which

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The Pandya-Simhala Alliance Against the Chola-Southeast Asia Alliance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynP7SylqJ4o Now history, of course kept going and there a somewhat better-known episode happens, which is the rise of the Chola Empire and the great raids that the Cholas did, in Southeast Asia, in the 11th century. Now why did the Cholas, were the Cholas doing raids on the Southeast Asia,

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Ancient Trade Routes to India, the Trade Surplus India Enjoyed and It’s Impact on the Roman Economy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJtIDrHTYHU&t=17s You have similar stuffs going on in the Western Indian Ocean as Indians begins to trade with the Roman Empire as well and the roots of this Roman Empire and what was going on has been left to us in a manual called “The Periplus Of The Erythraean Sea” this

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Pallava King Nandivarman II and his Southeast Asia Lineage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oouNn4gPyeY Now very often the ideas that Indians have is that, the influence of India always goes out towards Southeast Asia, that is not the case, it was not as if the Southeast Asian was sitting around and saying aaah!! The Indians have arrived and let's take some “Gyan” from them

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Odiyas – Pioneers in the Naval History of Eastern Indian Ocean

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wITcjJm0iHg&t=11s?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 Now somewhere down the line, Odiya discovered that, this business of sailing along the coast was just too cumbersome and I suppose somebody who went down and that it was much much easier, to in fact rather than try and go along the coast to Southeast Asia, it would be

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The Indian connection of Khmer (Cambodia) and Charme (South Vietnam) Civilization

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx_i-4xI-UY&t=2s?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 So there's a story which is very common in the inscriptions of Cambodia, Vietnam and so on, much later the Ankor and Charme empires rose but the story goes somewhat like this- There was an Indian Brahmin called Kaundinya who was sailing past the coast of what is now Southern

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We Must Understand the Idea That Guided the Islamic Invaders

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfAg9c6FKUw I don't think that the guilt or innocence of persons is very important, maybe if you judge has to rule on that, maybe for the time being, he may consider it important. But in a general historical vision, that's not important at all, like all the indignation about Aurangzeb and

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Why the Supreme Court Must Give a Definitive Verdict in Ayodhya Case

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Brqk9itGVpc The verdict came after 60 years on 30 September 2010. It was a bit of a mixed verdict, in the sense that, of the two Hindu plaintiffs and one Eskimo plaintiff, the Eskimos did get a little bit of the hill concerned. But the site itself, definitely went to the

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The Iconoclasm Doctrine of Muslim Invaders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1TLN8sKzqo&t=10s However that version, that they demolished it (temple) has been confirmed by many Eskimos in recent centuries. It's only now, the last few decades that the secular, there are the secular first of all and then in their trail the Eskimos, have maintained that there not only was never a

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Archaeological Findings of Ayodhya excavation and the way Secularist Historians evaded from them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zn0_RCv8uYw&t=1s It is only in 2002 that the court, the Allahabad High court ordered an excavation of the contentious site. Now it was not the first excavation, the former excavation had been very partial. Nevertheless in the 1970s already B B Lal, the Dean of Indian Archeology, had discovered their bases,

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Opinion of Eminent Personalities on Ramayana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KN7x5VidkIs&t=15s Now, the importance of the Ramayana in Indian civilization has been emphasized by many religious leaders, public thinkers through the ages, and what is the Ramayana? It is a manual of morals; it is to instruct a people in right conduct and right values. It is a national code. Ram

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The Conspiracy to Remove Ram Lalla Statue From Ayodhya During Nehru Regime

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z685tCBXc38 Then soon after independence, this is not known to many of us, the Hindu public made a demand for the construction of a grand temple at Ayodhya and this representation was made to the UP government and the UP government forwarded to the district authorities in Ayodhya and they said

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Literary Evidence on the Destruction of Ram Temple

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QP3UJLN3_JA&t=9s Now, what is the evidence that we have, literary evidence of the temple being destroyed at Ayodhya. There are a large number of histories that were written in the 18th and 19th centuries. In Arabic, Persian and lastly in Urdu, not one of these history says that Babri Masjid was

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Vishnuhari Incription and Left Historians Effort to Suppress the Truth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8Zy44ARn6c The depth of the extent to which the Left historians have been deceiving the country in the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue is clearly brought out in the way the Vishnu Hari Inscription was treated. What is the inscription? When the Babri Masjid was demolished in 1992, an inscription 5 feet by 2

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Allahabad District Court Proceedings on Ayodhya Case

Kicking off a series of talks and interviews on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, Srijan Foundation organised a Srijan Talk titled, “Case For Ram Mandir At Ayodhya” by Dr. Meenakshi Jain at INTACH, New Delhi. The esteemed speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain holds a Ph.D from Delhi University and specialises in Cultural

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How the British Revenue Reports Support the Ayodhya Cause?

Kicking off a series of talks and interviews on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, Srijan Foundation organised a Srijan Talk titled, “Case For Ram Mandir At Ayodhya” by Dr. Meenakshi Jain at INTACH, New Delhi. The esteemed speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain holds a Ph.D from Delhi University and specialises in Cultural

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Nihang Sikhs in Ayodhya

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1VmU2JaZyE?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 According to the report dated 28th November, 1858, an FIR has been filed by the Thanedaar (Policeman) of Awadh, which states that, 25 Nihang Sikhs have entered the Babri Masjid and are performing Hawan and other religious rituals there. Following which, a complaint has been filed by Superintendent of Babri

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What Does Archaeological Evidence Tell Us About Ram Janmabhoomi – Babri Masjid?

Kicking off a series of talks and interviews on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, Srijan Foundation organised a Srijan Talk titled, "Case For Ram Mandir At Ayodhya" by Dr. Meenakshi Jain at INTACH, New Delhi. The esteemed speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain holds a Ph.D from Delhi University and specialises in Cultural Studies. She

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Lies Spread by Left Historians to Keep the Ram Janmabhoomi – Babri Masjid Issue Burning

Kicking off a series of talks and interviews on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, Srijan Foundation organised a Srijan Talk titled, “Case For Ram Mandir At Ayodhya” by Dr. Meenakshi Jain at INTACH, New Delhi. The esteemed speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain holds a Ph.D from Delhi University and specialises in Cultural

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Why Indian history needs to break from away a ‘Delhi-centric’ view to an ‘Indian Ocean rim’ view

Srijan Foundation organised a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was 'The forgotten history of India's Maritime Past'. Here in this piece, the amazing Sanjeev opens with the maritime neighbours of India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKo0Eu0XUxE The theme of my talk today is the maritime history of

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Saraswati and Ports in Gujarat

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was 'The forgotten history of India's Maritime Past'. Here, Sanjeev discusses the coastline of Gujarat and the ports of Dholavira and Lothal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylXFf45q0Gw Sanjeev Sanyal:- I will start with Gujarat because my story starts with

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Did you know: The Sinhalese are originally Odiyas

After informing the audience about the advent of Iron Age in the Southern India, Sanjeev Sanyal discusses the Oriyas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrWhpsQfSW8 Sanjeev Sanyal:- But meanwhile a little further to the east, you have an absolute explosion of maritime activity that begins to now happen, in what is now Orissa and West Bengal. The zone

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How Southern India skipped the Bronze Age and moved into the Iron Age

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was ‘The forgotten history of India’s Maritime Past’. Having discussed Gujarat and the ports, Sanjeev discusses the changing climate and how the Southern India burst with activity and the start of Iron in the South. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dcrsU5v_Kk&t=44s Around 2000 B.C., and

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Harrapan/Meluhan trade links with Iran (Jiroft), Oman, Bahrain, Mesopotamia and Sumer

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was ‘The forgotten history of India’s Maritime Past’. Having discussed the geography of Gujarat and the Saraswati river, Sanjeev here discusses trade and what he calls the Indo-Iranian continuum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49T52kOepII Now, who were those chaps trading with?  We have very

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