'How brave was Veer Savarkar', a controversial booklet on Veer Savarkar has claimed that the Hindu Mahasabha co-founder had a physical relationship with Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi.
The booklet was allegedly distributed in an All India Congress Seva Dal training camp run by the Congress in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. It mentions and talks about several incidents, questions and controversies surrounding Savarkar.
Referring to an incident mentioned in Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins's 'Freedom at Midnight', the Congress booklet said, "Before adopting brahmacharya, there is only one mention of Nathuram Godse's physical relationship. His [Godse] partner in his homosexual relationship
The content of the literature on the RSS and Veer Savarkar aims to answer some questions related to the Hindu Mahasabha co-founder which may lead to a major controversy.
Recently, Rahul Gandhi’s comment that he is not Savarkar had kicked up a big row. Now, this controversial booklet is also doing rounds in the political circles as a Congress stand on Veer Savarkar, an idol of Shiv Sena who formed a government in Maharashtra along with Congress