S. S. Apte

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Shivram Shankar Apte
Native name
Marathi: शिवराम शंकर आपटे
Died10 October 1985(1985-10-10) (aged 78)
Other namesDadasaheb Apte
Known forVishva Hindu Parishad

Shivram Shankar Apte (Marathi: शिवराम शंकर आपटे), also known as Dadasaheb Apte (1907 - 10 October 1985) was a founder and first General Secretary of the Vishva Hindu Parishad. [1][2]

He worked as a journalist at United Press of India and later founded a news agency, Hindusthan Samachar. [1] [3]


  1. ^ a b "Founders of VHP". Vishwa Hindu Parishad (UK). Retrieved 9 September 2014.
  2. ^ Rai, Champat. "Nurturing National Ethos". Organiser. Retrieved 9 September 2014.
  3. ^ Jaffrelot, Christophe (1996). The Hindu Nationalist Movement and Indian Politics. C. Hurst & Co. Publishers. p. 194. ISBN 978-1850653011.