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In Modi's India, Hindu Nationalism Ascends

Jan 2, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad, a Hindu nationalist organization, attend a religious congregation organized by the group in New Delhi on Dec. 9, 2018.

Supporters of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu nationalist organization, attend a religious congregation organized by the group in New Delhi on Dec. 9, 2018. Organizations like the VHP are on the upswing as Hindu nationalism grows in India.

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India's leaders have long espoused secularism as a means of knitting together a diverse array of peoples and faiths. The current government's privileging of Hindu nationalism, however, risks unraveling the country's fabric....

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