Situating the threat of Hindu nationalism

problems with the fascist paradigm by Achin Vanaik

Publisher: Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 120 Downloads: 117
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Places:

  • India,
  • India.

Subjects:

  • Nationalism -- India -- History.,
  • Hinduism and state -- India.,
  • Nationalism -- Religious aspects.

Edition Notes

Statementby Achin Vanaik.
SeriesResearch-in-progress papers "history and society" ;, 2nd ser., no. 91
ContributionsNehru Memorial Museum and Library. Centre for Contemporary Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 95/60432 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination10, 120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL948774M
LC Control Number95906088

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Situating Threat of Hindu Nationalism Problems with Fascist Paradigm Achin Vanaik Any attempt to theorise the phenomenon of fascism and render it serviceable for contemporary purposes, such as the analysis of Hindu nationalism,must cope with the necessity and difficulty of establishing a.

Placing the politics of Hindu nationalism and anti-Muslim hatred in a global context, Vanaik explains the specific nature and modernity of communalism, distinguishing it both from fascism and from.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta's thought-provoking introduction, especially written for this volume, examines the idea of Hindu nationalism and situates the three books in the present context.

While complementing each other, the volumes offer a powerful and persuasive analysis of the politics of Hindutva. The militant Hindu nationalism that the group espouses is not new. Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Gandhi, on Januwas a. Hindu nationalism is a political ideology that encompasses different groups.

Broadly, these groups all define Indian culture and politics in terms of Hindu religious values. The Sangh Parivar, or “family of organisations” is a loose grouping of Hindu nationalists, which has its roots in the 19 th century confrontation between colonial.

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The complexion of Indian politics was irrevocably changed thereafter. In this book, Arvind Rajagopal analyses this extraordinary series of events.

While audiences may have thought they were harking. As Ramchandra Guha points out in his book, there were mainly two reasons for the resurgence of Hindu Nationalism: Telecast of Ramayana on Doordarshan in and BJP building its political career on Hindu sentiments.

In the period before that, the two states had already faced each other in three full-fledged wars. This article explores how the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has pursued its ideology of Hindu nationalism through educational reforms. It pays most attention to the reforms undertaken by the first B.

Hindutva: The Situating the threat of Hindu nationalism book of Violent Hindu Nationalism This appendix provides detailed support and elaboration of the descriptions and arguments in Part 1 of this report.

Situating online Hindu nationalism in a historical context, this book analyses the movement with respect to national and global political trends, such as the rise of authoritarian political personalities worldwide and the phenomenon of fake news.

But, of late, Hindu nationalism has given way to Hindu extremism, especially when it comes to cow vigilantism and love jihad. Within the Hindu community extremism is a relatively recent phenomenon, but among the left-liberal intellectuals, politicians and the journalists there is a tendency to equate it with jihadism and put Hindu nationalist.

Situating online Hindu nationalism in a historical context, this book analyses the movement with respect to national and global political trends, such as the ascendancy of authoritarian political personalities worldwide and the phenomenon of fake news.

Hindu Nationalism, The Growing Trend In India As India's economy has opened and grown robustly, so has Hindu pride. A lifetime after India. the subnational level—for pro-Hindu social policies. Ahead of the pivotal election, the outcome of which remains uncertain, five dimensions related to the ascendance of Hindu nationalism and its consequences for India’s political life are worth a closer look.

The book is an account of rise of Hindu nationalism in India rather Indian nationalism over the last century. Indeed, it describes the rise of Hindutva ideology both at the level of Indian state and Indian society simultaneously, reached to its climax with Narendra Modi, taking over the power at New Delhi in Situating the threat of Hindu nationalism: Problems with the fascist paradigm, Economic and Political Weekly, 9 July, pp.

– Chronicle of a Tragedy Foretold Gujarat: The Making of a. 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.

Hindu nationalism has been collectively referred to as the expression of social and political thought, based on the native spiritual and cultural traditions of the Indian ers of Hindu nationalism have tried to avoid the label "nationalism" by arguing that the use of the term "Hindu nationalism" to refer to Hindū rāṣṭravāda is a simplistic translation and is better.

Memo # By Dibyesh Anand – [at] India portrays Islamic radicalism, ethnic separatism, and the left-wing Naxalite guerrilla movement as security threats. But it is Hindu nationalism (Hindutva) that generates most hatred and violent conflicts amongst Indian citizens; it is not able to support India as a multi-religious and multi-ethnic state.

The Rise of Hindu Nationalism Although Kashmir was a defining issue between India and Pakistan and Hindu and Muslims, the two-state solution failed to resolve internal tensions. Despite India’s constitutional foundation as secular, strict adherence to Hindu and Islamic identities rose in popularity, specifically in the s.

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its complexities cannot be fully fathomed without situating analyses in the regional. Ornit Shani's book examines the rise of Hindu nationalism, asking why distinct groups of Hindus, deeply divided by caste, mobilised on the basis of unitary Hindu nationalism, and why the Hindu nationalist rhetoric about the threat of the impoverished Muslim minority was so persuasive to the Hindu.

In his book, Politics after Television: Hindu Nationalism and the Reshaping of the Public in India, NYU media scholar Arvind Rajagopal explores the role played by emerging communications. Although the peaceful, inward-looking doctrine of the Hindu religion hardly seems to lend itself to ethnic nationalism, a phenomenal surge of militant Hinduism has taken place over the last ten years in India, precipitating a wave of Hindu-Muslim riots in India in the late s and early s: 9.

Summary: "John Zavos examines the emergence of Hindu nationalism as a political ideology. He focuses on various movements which, during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, sought to mobilize Hindus by presenting particular ideas of what it meant to be a Hindu.

Education and the case of Hindu Nationalism in Communal Harmony — by Ranvijay Singh — Septem The RSS has set about rebranding itself. Situating online Hindu nationalism in a historical context, this book analyses the movement with respect to national and global political trends, such as the ascendancy of authoritarian political personalities worldwide and the phenomenon of fake news.

Parsing the many expressions of online Hindu nationalism, the book concludes with a Reviews: 2. Sachidananda Mohanty’s compilation, so far as I am aware, is the fifth such work to be published in the space of the last thirty years or so.

Of these, the earliest to arrive was the compilation of Manoj Das () followed by those of Peter Heehs (, ) and Makarand Paranjape (). Hindutva / Hindu Nationalism, is a topic concentrated on India and i don't believe anyone can come up with an argument of Hindu nationalism in other countries.

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The term was popularised by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in It is championed by the Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other organisations, collectively called the Sangh Parivar.March 28 Achin Vanaik "Situating the Threat of Hindu Nationalism" Economic and Political Weekly of India July 9,Sumit Sarkar, "Fascism of the Sangh Parivar."REMAKING WOMEN, INTRODUCTION AND PRESENT ON TWO CHAPTERS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE BOOK.

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