Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

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  • Hindu Nationalism In India

    Hindu nationalism is a political ideology which refers to Hindu religious values. The Sangh Parivar, or “family of organizations,” is a group of Hindu nationalists, which emerged from bitter confrontations with European colonists, who sought to establish their own national identity in India. In the 1920s, the Hindu nationalist movement gained support amongst Hindus who felt oppressed by the British colonists and desired a return to India’s pure roots. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), or the Indian’s People Party, identified the nationalist movement as “not just a religion, but a way of life.” While this idea sounds welcoming for many in the Hindu community, Indians who identify themselves as Sikh, Christian, or Muslim, have found this notion…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi Dbq

    “To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse than starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.” This is a quote by Mahatma Gandhi, which shows what the British did to the Indians by taking away their natural liberty. Mahatma Gandhi was not the only one that had fought against the British in order to gain back this natural liberty. There were many nationalist groups that formed during the time Britain ruled over…

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  • Hindu Rashtra

    Golwalkar, exclusivism and monotheism were incompatible with Hindu culture and he talked about religious pluralism. His religious and political philosophy is centered on the concept of India as a Hindu rashtra. Deendayal Upadhyaya, another RSS ideologue, asserted integral Humanism to be the core concept of Hindu Rashtra. Later thinkers and intellectuals of the RSS like K.S. Rao emphasized on the non-theocratic nature of the word “Hindu Rashtra”, which they believed was often ill interpreted,…

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  • India's Caste System Essay

    Which is why their economic progress is restricted. The castes still rarely outside of their own class and are definitely not changeable. In India, people of all castes meet socially or for business. And discriminating against anyone because of their caste for memberships or things of that sort is against the law. Foreigners are not expected to behave differently toward any caste. The Bharatiya Janata Party is an Indian political party that advocates Hindu nationalism. The BJP draws its Hindu…

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  • Non-Alignment Policy And Its Impact On India's Foreign Policy

    votes. The Bharatiya Janata Party brought forward a new prime minister named Narenda Modi, who stated that one of the key goals of his regime was to make India a more productive place. The BJP reputation highlighted the little to no regard of the minority groups as well as religion that did not compensate the Indian constitution. India wanted a new form of government from the Nehru family. India wanted a new and fresh way of doing thing, so by electing the BJP they believed they were going to be…

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  • Indira Nehru: A Controversial Prime Minister Of India

    Bangladesh, etc. India’s new found relationship with the United States “provided billions of dollars in aid from the 1950 's to the 1980’s”(Charlon). This money borrowed was useless because most of it was put towards her eccentric social policies. It funded the sterilization, media censoring, birth control, etc. Also, many people would say that her visions for India were the reason for her great presidency, but she did not carry her visions out. She lacked economic and administrative expertise.…

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  • Importance Of Amaranth Yatra Essay

    controversy is that of the Amarnath Land Transfer Controversy. The Government of Jammu and Kashmir and the SASB both came to an agreement to transfer 99 acres of forest land to SASB (to facilitate the pilgrims with temporary hutments etc.). This raged a controversy. People from the Kashmir valley (mostly Muslim) demonstrated against the transfer whereas the people from the Jammu region (mostly Hindu) supported the transfer. Initially the protest was started by environmentalists of the valley but…

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