Rajiv Dixit had his special way of addressing the problems in India. His death is truly saddening. While many of his thinkings are pro RSS and anti-left, he too stood against globalization, privatization and supported farmers. He was also a scientist, orator, and one of the leaders of Swadeshi movement in India, a movement, I believe the leftists of the country must embrace with open arms, in-spite of our internal differences. Here is a video of his speech on use of Swadeshi products-
He also worked in spreading awareness about Indian history and issues with the Indian constitution and Indian economic policies. He fearlessly spoke about issues of corruption in India. His death is a big blow on the country.