ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Vande Mataram A Historical Lesson

The controversy over the singing of Vande Mataram in Bombay's municipal schools has all but died down. But the consequences of the bigoted propaganda of the communal forces of the Muslim League, the Shiv Sena and the Jan Sangh, as well as the hamhanded treatment of the issue by the Maharashtra government, will be with us for some time to come. Fortunately, the controversy did not spread much beyond the city or become a national issue.

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