Chanakya’s views on dynastic politics still valid, says BJP chief Amit Shah

By: PTI | Pune |
Published: July 9, 2018 12:17:21 am

BJP chief Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday invoked ancient philosopher Chanakya to denounce “dynasty” politics.

Delivering the 12th Rambhau Mhalgi memorial lecture, organised by Rambhau Mhalagi Prabodhini (RMP) here, Shah said, “Chankaya had denounced politics of dynasty nearly 2,300 years ago and his philosophy is still relevant in the current context”.

Speaking on ‘Arya Chanakya’s life and his work in today’s context’ at RMP, an institute closely associated with the RSS, Shah said the writings of Chanakya on various topics such as economics, politics, foreign affairs, security, education, social science are still valid in the contemporary context. “As far as his (Chanakya’s) thoughts about the rulers are concerned, he had opposed the idea of dynasty for running the…

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