Veer Savarkar Rashtrya Smarak in Nashik
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, also named as Swatantryaveer Savarkar was a social reformer, fearless freedom fighter, writer, poet, dramatist, historian, philosopher and political leader. After the death of Veer Savarkar on February 26th 1966, his followers throughout the country came together with idea of building a Smarak which would reflect his ideas and withstanding thoughts. Thereafter, a memorial committee has been formed to establish the Veer Savarkar Rashtrya Smarak.
Swatantryaveer Savarkar Rashtrya Smarak was inaugurated in great style by the Vice President of India, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma on May 28th 1989 (Veer Savarkars' Birth Anniversary). Shri. Sharad Pawar (Chief minister of Maharashtra) and His excellency, Shri K. Bramhanand Reddy (the Governor of Maharashtra) graced this historical occasion. Savarkar is one of the few leaders in the history, who can claim the distinction of their thoughts continuing to be relevant years after their time. Needless to say that the Veer Savarkar Rashtrya Smarak is sparing no deliberations in spreading Savarkar's thoughts.
Development of Veer Savarkar Rashtrya Smarak
Veer Savarkar's Atmarpan Smruti Din is observed on Feb 26th each year where the CM and other major governing authorities assemble to oversee a series of events. It is a matter of pride for the Veer Savarkar Rashtrya Smarak that the eminent personalities from various sectors have delivered speeches at the Smarak.
Facilities at Veer Savarkar Rashtrya Smarak
This national memorial build in the memory of Veer Savarkar attracts a huge number of people in the evening who like to enjoy their time and have casual talk in good atmosphere. This memorial was constructed at an area of 6650 sq meters, with a 20,000 sq.ft complex wherein the life size statue of Veer Savarkar stands tall. There's a beautiful garden surrounding the statue with two amazing fountains giving the whole area a magnificent look. Under the plaza, a spacious open floor which can accommodate around 25000 people is made available for holding exhibitions, meetings, camps and workshops.