Amongst other things, Swatantryaveer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was a great social reformer. His thoughts on social reform have fundamental significance. However, what is more important is that he practiced what he preached. As he himself said, “He who gives up verbosity and acts as per the principle of ‘irrespective of whether others do it or not, as far as I am concerned, I will practice reform on a daily basis” alone is a true reformer. (1935, Hindutvache panchapran or The Spirit of Hindutva; ..