India Foundation organized Syama Prasad Mookerjee Lecture on July 06, 2023, to commemorate the 122nd birth anniversary of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee. The lecture was held on the theme “Hindutva’s Tryst with Politics: Legacy of Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee”. Ma. Dattatreya Hosabale, Sarkaryavah, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), delivered the keynote address in the session, which was attended by senior scholars, politicians, academicians, journalists, former bureaucrats and other dignitaries based in New Delhi. In his keynote address, Ma. Dattatreya Ji highlighted how Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee gave shape to the political dimension of the Hindutva worldview and emerged as a formidable leader of Hindutva politics. He also discussed the need for a studied approach to understand Dr. Mookerjee’s important contributions as an educationist.
(Glimpses of the lecture are available here.)