AGRA: To commemorate the birth anniversary of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha distributed knives to students from class X and XII on Tuesday.\r\n\r\nAccording to the news published in Times Of India, Mahasabha spokesperson Ashok Pandey, speaking at the event said that Savarkar\u2019s dream was \u201cRajniti ka hindukaran and Hinduo ka Sainikikaran (Hinduisation of politics and militarisation of Hindus). Modiji has fulfilled the first part of his dream with his landslide victory in Lok Sabha polls. We are now fulfilling the other part by distributing knives and creating Hindu soldiers.\u201d\r\n\r\n\u201cIf Hindus want to protect themselves and their nation, they should learn how to use weapons,\u201d he added. \r\n\r\nPooja Shakun Pandey, Mahasabha\u2019s national secretary said that this act was a step towards motivating Hindus and empowering them.\r\n\r\n\u201cI just want them to feel strong and independent to protect to their daughter, sisters and family members,\u201d she said.\r\n\r\nEarlier in the day, in a tweet, Modi, said, \u201cWe bow to Veer Savarkar on his Jayanti. Veer Savarkar epitomises courage, patriotism and unflinching commitment to a strong India and he inspired many people to devote themselves towards nation building\u201d. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nEarlier, Pooja Shakun Pandey and her husband Ashok Pandey have been taken into custody for enacting the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary.