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Gayal (घायाळ) by P. B. Bhave

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Bhave was a fiery political activist of the right-wing, Hindu (हिंदुत्ववादी) persuasion.In the 1930s, he ran in Nagpur periodicals "Savdhan" (सावधान) and "Adesh" (आदेश), promoting his political views. Immediately after partition Bhave had been to riots affected Noakhali in East Bengal. He stayed there for about six months and maintained a diary interviewing riot affected people. It was his wish to publish it but could not publish it. Bhave was prosecuted for being responsible for Bhiwandi riots by Government of Maharashtra. But he fought the case with the help of Ramakant Ovalekar, a senior lawyer and won the case. Being activist of Right wing he was almost boycotted by government for ever.

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