Bharat Vikhandan is a book that speaks in favour of the latent potential within India and its diverse culture. It argues that the country’s integrity is being diluted by three prominent Western cultures and discusses the resulting effects of the process. This book examines the origins of the famous Dravidian movement that shaped the vast culture of our nation, while also focusing on the Dalit Identity and its current situation. It has been also noted that the book predominantly concentrates on the subordination, surveillance and subversion of Independent India. Bharat Vikhandan makes for a powerful read while closely observing the changing trends in modern India and questioning the reasons behind its growth and eventual dilution. It makes for an eye-opener and is a wakeup call to the nation as whole, forcing to rethink our priorities and allegiances. It has been praised for its historiographical and confrontational content while refusing to shy away from hard truths that need to be discussed. This book was published by Harper Hindi in 2014 and is available in paperback. Key Features: This is the Hindi translation of the title Breaking India by the same author.
Bharat Vikhandan is a book that speaks in favour of the latent potential within India and its diverse culture.
Aravindan Neelakandan was born on 16 June 1971 at Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India into a family of academicians. His paternal grandfather was a scholar well-versed in the art of Varma kalai of Siddha Marma science. His father, N. S. Pillai, is a Tamil scholar, retiring as a professor from Travancore Hindu College in Nagercoil. His mother is a retired professor of economics at the same institution and was a student leader associated with the anti-Hindi agitation in Tamil Nadu.
Aravindan started his academic life as a student of agricultural studies and has a master's degree in psychology from Madras University and in economics from Madurai Kamaraj University.
Rajiv Malhotra is an Indian-American author and public intellectual who is known for his eminent books like ‘Being Different: An Indian challenge to Western Universalism’, ‘Breaking India’ and ‘Bharat Vikhandan’. The books by Rajiv Malhotra promote a nationalistic view on India and Hinduism. The books also preach about the culture of India.