In its manifesto for Maharashtra Assembly elections, the BJP had promised to confer the Bharat Ratna award on Savarkar after its government is formed in the state.
Hospital sources said the singer is showing 'some signs of improvement but it will take time for her to recover'.
In a letter to the Prime Minister, Tewari said Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev inspired an entire generation of patriots by their unrelenting resistance to British Imperialism.
Opposition leader Siddaramaiah defended his stance against the BJP’s proposal to confer Bharat Ratna on Veer Savarkar.
The 111-year old seer, earned the fame of 'Walking God' was a philanthropist, educator and humanitarian.
Sibal said the history was created by both Gandhi and Godse.
He said Savarkar was one of the accused in the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, but the charges could not be proved due to lack of evidence and he was freed.
BJP MLC Ravi Kumar said, “Savarkar should be conferred the Bharat Ratna.
He stated that the MIM chief was ignorant about the history of India and the country’s freedom struggle.
Congress spokesman Manish Tewari said the BJP-led government needs to seriously think about the path it wants to take on the issue in the 150th year of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday.
The BJP has proposed the name of Veer Savarkar for Bharat Ratna in its manifesto for the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
The Rajya Sabha MP said that Savarkar could have been conferred with a Bharat Ratna during Vajpayee's rule or five years of Narendra Modi's government.
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Had Nehru felt 14 minutes of the pain which Savarkar went through for 14 years in jail, I would have called him a Veer, said the Shiv Sena leader.
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He, however, also mentioned its possible ecological impact.
Reminiscing the fond memories of his father, the former hockey captain said that Dhyan Chand's game was closely followed by the Bollywood stars of the time.