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The idea of an ‘undivided India’

In ancient India when philosopher Chanakya spoke of “Akhand Bharat” (undivided India), it was to unify all kingdoms against foreign invaders – unity of mind and territory. In recent years, India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) talked of Akhand Bharat, describing it as “unity of mind” among India, Bangladesh and Pakistan […]