Sensational grist

Print edition : November 29, 2013

A booklet distributed by the Hindu Rakshak Samiti urging Hindus to protect their girls from falling prey to "love jehad". Photo: The Hindu Archives

A poster of the Bhagwa Brigade notifying the recruitment of 'Hindu Yoddha', or warriors, in Bhopal on September 14, 2010. The campaign was to recruit 10,000 activists from all over Madhya Pradesh to be trained to deal with religious conversion, 'love jehad' and such other issues. Photo: A.M. Faruqui

Hindu Kanya Raksha Samiti activists demonstrating in Bhopal against inter-religious marriages. An April 2007 picture. Photo: PTI

Muslims at an awareness programme to oppose campaign against the community by using the term "love jehad"', in Mangalore on November 12, 2009. Photo: R. Eswarraj

The Sangh Parivar has successfully dovetailed its concept of “love jehad” with the feudal-patriarchal prejudices of “honour” in north India.
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