Hindutva

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Hindutva

(hɪnˈdʊtvə)
n
1. (Hinduism) (in India) a political movement advocating Hindu nationalism and the establishment of a Hindu state
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in India) a political movement advocating Hindu nationalism and the establishment of a Hindu state
[C21: Hindi, literally: Hinduness]
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This disproves the claim that the Hindutvawadis keep making that Hinduism is a non-converting religion.
That is why the Hindutvawadis cannot understand the meaning of 'conversion' in its true sense.
The Damocles' sword that hangs over the head of Jharkhand people is a high-sounding proposal to take away the freedom of choice from every member of the indigenous community, to whom the Hindutvawadis have consistently given the horrible name 'vanvasis' as though they are just one of the jungle products.
Other than targeting TT the right wing Hindutvawadis have also been questioning polygamy and the proliferation of progeny among Muslims.
In India this is a favourite tactic employed by right wing Hindutvawadis.
Others explain it as the well planned "programmatic communalism" of the Hindutvawadis, who manipulate religious sentiment.