The controversial passage is taken from a travelogue in which the author describes the conditions Savarkar was held in while in Andaman cellular jail in elaborate and embellished terms.
Expressing their dissatisfaction with the move, almost 20 NSUI activists protested late into the night on Wednesday at the Arts Faculty.
Where Vivekananda valued secularism and tolerance, the ABVP only seems to care about shutting down "anti-national" activities.
V.D. Savarkar, an atheist, was not interested in Hinduism. His only aim was to consolidate political power under the veil of religion.