Following PDF files are available for download. Savarkar's literature can be accessed at www.savarkarsmarak.com.
Letters from Andamans
Essentials of Hindutva
Sometime between 1921-22, Savarkar completed his seminal book on Hindutva while still in the Andamans. Written by Savarkar under the pseudonym 'Maratha', the book finally saw the light of day in May 1923 when it was published by Advocate Vishwanath Vinayak Kelkar who was the maternal uncle of Narayanrao Savarkar's wife Shantabai.Click here for the original 1923 edition of Savarkar's book 'Hindutva' 1923
Historic Statements by Savarkar
Inside The Enemy Camp
Pu La Deshpande in Andamans
Hindu Rashtra Darshan
Biography of Babarao and Yesuvahini
Life of Barrister Savarkar by Chitragupta
British translation of letters written by Savarkar to his elder brother Babarao and British translation of poems written by poet Govind Darekar used in Babarao’s case to implicate him and sentence him to Transportation for Life. In December 1908, to get an arrest warrant for Savarkar, the British Government forced an identification from Babarao that Savarkar was the author of these letters.Click here for translations
The Savarkar Case
French Newspaper L'Humanité on Savarkar (13-july-1910)
Jean-Laurent-Frederick Longuet (1876-1938) was a French lawyer and socialist and Karl Marx's grandson. He was founder and editor of the newspaper Le Populaire.
Click here for “Submission to the Court of Arbitration at The Hague on behalf of Mr. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar by Jean Longuet, Attorneys of Appeal of Paris”[5.62MB](French)
Click here for English translation [374KB] (Copyright: Anurupa Cinar)
The Anglo-French disagreement on the matter of refuge and extradition by Maurice Hamelin, member of Consultative Committee of the General Anthology (French original and English translation).
Click here for Original French document ,
Click here for English translation (Translation done by Tanvi Damle)
Glasgow-based anarchist Guy Aldred was a supporter of India's independence and was the first Englishman to be imprisoned for this cause. After the British slammed the doors of the Cellular Jail on Savarkar on 04 July 1911, Guy Aldred, who then edited a periodical The Herald of Revolt campaigned for Savarkar's release. He devoted the October 1912 issue of this periodical to Savarkar. His stirring and factual appeal caused much consternation in the British ruling class. Click here to read the October 1912 special issue of The Herald of Revolt.
Bombay High Court Judgement in Emperor vs Ganesh Damodar Savarkar on 08 November 1909
Bombay High Court Judgement in Emperor vs Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on 06 October 1910
My Transportation for Life
For more on life in the Cellular Jail, Andamans,click here for the autobiography of Barindra Kumar Ghosh
Twelve years of prison life - Ullaskar Dutt
Suicide of Indubhushan Roy Chaudhari- Maratha, 28 July 1912 (Courtsey: Dileep Pednekar & V S Godbole)
Hindu Rashtravad By Satya Prakash
L'Humanité original French artices with English translation (Copyright: Anurupa Cinar)
Article in Le Petit Provencal on Savarkar's escape, On 17 July, 1910, the French newspaper Le Petit Provencal published an article on Savarkar's epic escape at Marseilles. Written by Gabriel Bellin, the article describes the course of events on that fateful day. The original newspaper cutting was pasted by MPT Acharya (Savarkar's revolutionary associate) in his personal diary. The English translation of the original French article has been done by Anurupa Cinar (Copyright: Anurupa Cinar).
Click here for the original French article and its English translation.
The 23rd annual session of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha was scheduled to be held under Savarkar’s Presidentship on 24 December 1941 at Bhagalpur in Bihar. Defying the unjust prohibitory orders of the Bihar Provincial Government, workers of the Hindu Mahasabha managed to hold the session from 24 to 27 December 1941.
Click here to read the history of the Bhagalpur struggle, the account of which was written at the instance of Savarkar.
Newspaper reports related to revolutionary activities
Diary of VVS Aiyar
Diary of Yesuvahini
Veer Savarkar left his mortal coil on 26 Dec 1966 in the highest Yogic tradition by way of prayopaveshan (giving up food and water unto death). He did this with a sense of deep contentment at having fulfilled his worldly duties. In an article published in the Marathi monthly, Sahyadri (Dec 1964), Savarkar had spelt out the difference between suicide and self-sacrifice. The English rendering of Savarkar's article is now available
as a pdf here. To see the original Marathi article (courtesy: Milind Sabnis) click here .