Those who enshrine Bapu's murderer are using him for credibility: Tushar Gandhi on Savarkar row

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On the Savarkar petitions row, Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, told Rajdeep Sardesai that those who enshrine Bapu's murderer are using him for credibility.
On the Savarkar petitions row, Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, told India Today TV Consulting Editor Rajdeep Sardesai that those who enshrine in their hearts Bapu's murderer are resorting back to him for credibility.

Q: Has history been trapped between demonising Savarkar when the Congress was in power and now lionising him when the BJP is in power?

That's always been the case. There's nothing surprising. Now history is being used to distract us from critical issues. We're wasting time on something that happened so many years ago, which has no consequence today. But there is a necessity to prevent the corruption of history. Motivated political corruption of history is a very dangerous thing. So, the truth has to be spoken very loudly. If you speak in a…
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