The mindless advocacy of war and operational readiness is dangerous, and confirms how little the political class and so-called cultural organisations like RSS know and understand national defence and security.
Togadia alleged that ‘some people’ are trying to stifle his voice and that he isn’t allowed to speak on issues like the Ram Temple, farmers and cow slaughter.
The VHP leader, a Z Plus category protectee, went “missing” after stepping out of the VHP headquarters in Ahmedabad when a contingent of Rajasthan police came to arrest him in an old case.
A clear and decisive narrative of Hindutva as an integral component of the larger economic development project is already out there. Various facets of this will soon unfold.
Despite the many hurdles in uniting the two communities, if the BSP gains a large section of the Dalit and Muslim vote, it will likely form the next UP government.
What makes the axis between the government and the RSS so problematic is not just its extra-constitutionality but the sheer incompatibility of the sangh and its ideology with a democratic, inclusive polity and society