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Militant Hinduism in Indian politics, a study of the R.S.S. Curran, Jean Alonzo. View full catalog record. In a historically rich, detailed account of the Hindu nationalist movement in India since the s, Christophe Jaffrelot explores how rapid changes in the political, social, and economic climate have made India fertile soil for the growth of the primary arm of Hindu nationalism, a paramilitary-style group known as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), together with its political Cited by: A symbol of Muslim hegemony in India's past, the Babri Mosque had emerged in the s as a central feature of the rhetoric of hindutva (“Hindu-ness”) that was spread by India's principal right-wing organizations.
One of these is the Bharatiya Janata Party, which, until the elections of springhad led India's ruling political : John Stratton Hawley. The Hindu Nationalist Movement And Indian Politics Makes A Major Contribution To The Study Of The Genesis And Development Of Religious Nationalism, And Is Essential Reading For Anyone Who Seeks To Comprehend The Spread Of Endemic Conflict.5/5(2).
Militant Publics in India Physical Culture and Violence in the Making of a Modern Polity. Authors: Valiani, A. Free Preview. Buy this book eB99 € price for Spain (gross) movement in Gujarat that has been held responsible for carrying out spectacular episodes of ethnic cleansing against Indian minorities.
In a historically rich, detailed account of the Hindu nationalist movement in India since the s, Christophe Jaffrelot explores how rapid changes in the political, social, and economic climate have made India fertile soil for the growth of the primary arm of Hindu nationalism, a paramilitary-style group known as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), together with its political /5(5).
The essential writings of key players in the Hindu nationalist movement and other documents pertaining to significant issues in the movement, such as Kashmir, language, and (re)conversion to Hinduism.
Ludden, David E., ed. Making India Hindu: Religion, Community, and the Politics of Democracy in India. Delhi: Oxford University Press, Professor James Laine's book on Shivaji Bhosale, a seventeenth-century Hindu militant turned king, was withdrawn by Oxford University Press and banned, its author compelled to.
Polarised politics and state of the economy, an eye on South Asia or life of Dalits — it was a great year for books, with writers reflecting the churn everywhere. The militant Hindu nationalism that the group espouses is not new. Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Gandhi, on Januwas a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or R.S.S., a violent right-wing organization that.
A detailed account of the Hindu nationalist movement in India since the s arguing that political uneasiness, created by real and imagined threats of colonialism and the presence of minority groups, paved the way for militant Hinduism on the Indian subcontinent/5.
Politics and Religion in Modern India. I find important to discuss objectively on the use of religion and politics, particularly by the Hindu militant organisations. The book argues that. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curran, Jean Alonzo. Militant Hinduism in Indian politics.
New York, International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations, Hinduism and Politics: On the Role of Religious Antagonisms in Indian History and Politics Stephan Schiensog, Global Ethic Foundation Tuebingen India's economic and political significance is a subject of much controversial discussion these days.
Many political observers believe that, in the coming. Hinduism is the largest religion in India, with % of the population identifying themselves as Hindus, that accounts for million Hindus in India as of National Census of India inwhile % of the population follow Islam and the remaining 6% adhere to other religions (such as Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, various indigenous ethnically-bound faiths, Atheism.
Book Description. A detailed account of the Hindu nationalist movement in India since the s arguing that political uneasiness, created by real and imagined threats of colonialism and the presence of minority groups, paved the way for militant Hinduism on the Indian /5(15).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curran, Jean Alonzo. Militant Hinduism in Indian politics. New Delhi: All India Quami Ekta Sammelan, Rise of Hindu ‘extremist’ spooks Muslim minority in India’s heartland This article is more than 3 years old In Gorakhpur, the power base of a Author: Michael Safi.
Sauro Dasgupta UG 2 Department of International Relations Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. Hindu nationalism has a chequered history in India. It was a product of a rising revivalism among Hindus in British India as well as a systematic policy of appeasement followed by the Colonial State and the politicians towards the Muslims, the Sikhs, the Parsis, the Scheduled Castes.
In a report, USCIRF charged Hindu nationalist groups for their campaign to “Saffronize” India through violence, intimidation, and harassment against non-Hindus and Hindu Dalits. Approximately one-third of state governments enforced anti-conversion and/or anti-cow slaughter laws against non-Hindus.
Louis, Prakash, The Emerging Hindutva Force: The Ascent of Hindu Nationalism New Delhi: Indian Social Institute, c. ), pp. x, Bibliography [–84]. [Variant Title: Hindutva Force; Summary on Hinduism and State with Special Reference to the Activities of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh, Fundamentalist Political Party from India].
I have been reading a few books in the same ballpark and would suggest the following books: 1- Half-Lion by Vinay Sitapati: Thi. The legal notice against Penguin accused Doniger of incorrectly describing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), India's largest Hindu nationalist organisation, as the BJP's militant wing, and.
Today, powerful political forces seek to make the Indian state Hindu. Their rising influence since has occurred during a period of radical change in Indian society and politics, and has been accomplished by electoral means as well as by organized violence.
The elections will be a major test of their power and of the influence of Hindu majoritarianism among the Indian. book Making India Hindu: religion, community, and the politics of democracy in India David E Ludden Published in in Delhi by Oxford university pressCited by: Religion's Place In the Politics of Ancient India.
Sinha, B.M. not dogmatic and ritualistic as has been sought to be made today by some Hindu sects in India for purely political and communal purposes. It is true that sometimes a king tried to be independent of the injunctions of dharma enforced by the saints and seers either from inside the.
One of India's most colorful political personalities, Vijaye Raje Scindia, vice president of the Hindu party that has put Prime Minister V. Singh's Government in jeopardy, was arrested today on. India's RSS Has Played A Powerful Role In The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or RSS, is close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and holds an outsize influence on national policy.
Its goal: to redefine India according to the Hindu faith. Meet the militant monk spreading Islamophobia in India Yogi Adityanath, the new chief minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, speaks during a news conference on Sunday in Lucknow, India.
Militant Hinduism October 7, Adam Lee Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Patheos has. A statue for Nathuram Vinayak Godse, who assassinated Mohandas K. Gandhi, at the office of Hindu Mahasabha, a group that espouses militant Hindu nationalism, in Meerut, India, last week on the.