Nationalism redefined

The new nationalism

Print edition : March 18, 2016

Sadhvi Prachi, barred from entering JNU campus, giving an interview to the media at the campus entrance. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Nationhood under the BJP government, conflated with Hinduism, is defined more by what it excludes than what it includes. Anything that this regimented nationalism cannot understand, like difference and dissent, becomes anti-national.
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