The Aryans (again); 19th century discourse.

Paul Kekai Manansala kekai at JPS.NET
Thu Dec 17 18:44:35 UTC 1998

In Talageri's letter, he claimed that the Hindutva side did not hold the
position that Indo-European languages originated in India. Does anyone
know where they do believe IE came from?

Paul Kekai Manansala

N. Ganesan wrote:
> I read the Times of India piece cited  by Mr. S. N. Subrahmanya.
> Interesting piece from Editor's desk on S. Talageri's work.
> Regards,
> N. Ganesan
> -------------------------------------
> Times of India
> 9 September 1996
> Title : The Aryan Issue
> Author : Shrikant G Talageri
> Publication : The Times of India
> Date : September 9, 1996
> [...]
> If the Indian homeland theory is to be branded a "pet
> Hindutva theory", may we call the foreign homeland
> theory, supported by Tilak and Savarkar as well as Phadke
> and Date, a "pet Brahmin theory"?
> Shrikant G Talageri
> Mumbai
> -----------------------------------------------
> Our Correspondent replies: Mr Talageri seems to be
> needlessly worked up over a single paragraph in my
> report. He cannot deny that the main concern of the
> Hindutva forces on the Aryans were originally the
> inhabitants of India. It is very important to them
> politically. I was referring to the Hindutva forces of
> today. The view of Tilak and Savarkar cited by Mr
> Talageri are irrelevant in this context.
> Editor, Times of India.
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