December 2, 2023

The colonial powers, for their very own curiosity, began evangelising India by its proponents reminiscent of Bishop Robert Caldwell “by creating false identities reminiscent of Dravida and Arya” and did gross injury to the nation’s civilization by destroying our social establishments, Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi stated in Chennai on Monday.

Throughout his interplay with college students and college members of Anthropology Division, College of Lucknow, who’re on a cultural research tour to TN, an official communication stated: “He [the Governor] stated Bharat is a Rashtra and never only a geographical and political entity.”

Bharat is an age-old civilizational evolution based mostly on rules outlined throughout the interval of the Vedas, which embrace believing in a single creator who permeates each component of creation, the Govenor stated: “Sadly, the politics turned so overwhelming that it overshadowed the very fundamentals of Bharat. The phrase “India” was given by the Europeans.”

Even after Independence, “we continued the colonial mindset. The nation progressed economically, however the civilizational, non secular, and cultural elements of Bharat’s id have been left unattended. Consequently, our society continued to divided and subdivided. “New identities within the types of caste, language, and area began rising. Our variety, which is considered one of our strengths, was projected as a weak spot by calling it variations. It created division in our society.”