INTERNATIONAL, PEER REVIEWED/REFEREED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY,BIANNUAL,BILINGUAL, OPEN ACCESS,INDEXED JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES Special Issue on Indian Elections and General Election 2019 proposed on 31 September 2019 Vol 06 Issue 02 is proposed on 31st July 2019 Last Date of Submission 31st May 2019 Publication Date 31st July 2019(Online), 15 August 2019 (Print)

Political Appropriation : A Case of RSS-BJP Combine Trying to Recreate National History

Shibi Kiran M


  1. Former Guest Lecturer in Political Science, Maharaja‘s College and Devasom Board College, Ernakulam.Keral, INDIA


The RSS-BJP combine in a politically expedient manner is trying to appropriate national leaders of various other political parties of India in order to earn legitimacy and gather votes. Through this process they are recreating their place in the nationalist discourse in which they played nil roles. This paper looks at how it will affect contemporary and future political discourse in the country.

RSS, BJP, History, Political Appropriation