Christophe Jaffrelot on Narendra Modi and Hindu Nationalism
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The police is even acting directly against the minorities and the Delhi riots of 2020 showed that the police could be on their side in the street in their rioting activities. This is exactly the same in other BGP ruled states like Uttar Pradesh. Now you have indeed a kind of new shift, if you want. It's not only with the blessing of the state. It’s also with the active participation of the state. Christophe Jaffrelot A full transcript is available at Christophe Jaffrelot is a director of research at Sciences Po and a professor of Indian politics and sociology at King’s College. His latest book is Modi's India: Hindu Nationalism and the Rise of Ethnic Democracy. Key Highlights Include Description of Hindutva or Hindu NationalismA brief account of the RSSAn account of the Ayodhya Temple ControversyExplains how Narendra Modi came to powerProspects for the future of Indian democracy Key Links Modi's India: Hindu Nationalism and the Rise of Ethnic Democracy by Christophe Jaffrelot "Toward a Hindu State" by Christophe Jaffrelot in the Journal of Democracy Follow Christophe on Twitter @jaffrelotc Related Content Freedom House: Sarah Repucci Assesses Freedom in the World Kajri Jain Believes Democracy Unfolds through the Aesthetic More from the Podcast More Information Democracy Group Apes of the State created all Music Email the show at [email protected] Follow me on Twitter @DemParadox 100 Books on Democracy
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