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Tracing the Links between Hindu Nationalism and the Indian Diaspora

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From February to March 2002, the state of Gujarat in India witnessed perhaps the worst massacre of Muslims in its history. The pogrom—orchestrated and funded by the Hindu Right—left around two thousand dead and thousands destitute. It is not a coincidence that a paper that seeks to trace links between transnational Indians and the Hindu Right in India should begin with a 'local' event. As a Gujarat victim's relative told the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, nine out of ten dollars spent on financing the massacre in Gujarat came from the US and Europe. This statement may be difficult to prove, given the secrecy involved in the Hindu Right's fund-gathering abroad. Yet several scholars and activists mention the millions of dollars that feed the Hindu Right in India. ...
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2008-01-01

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