Secularism's Last Sigh?: Hindutva and the (mis)rule of Law
Questioning the Supreme Court elision of the meaning of Hinduism with the meaning Hindutva, this book contends that Hindutva cannot be separated from its appeal to religion, nor from its assault on the legitimacy of religious minorities.
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The Supreme Court Hindutva Judgments
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appeal for votes appeal to religion argued Ayodhya Bal Thackeray Bhargava Bommai challenge Chatterjee Christian citizens concept of secularism conception of toleration Constitution Bench constitutional discourse context corrupt practices Court's view critique cultural minorities decision discourse of secularism dominant Dr Prabhoo Dr Ramesh equal respect fact feelings of enmity freedom of religion Golwalkar ground of religion High Court Hindu Nation Hindu Rashtra Hindu religion Hindu Right Hinduism Ibid ideology Indian Constitution Indian secularism Justice L. K. Advani language Madan majoritarianism majority Manohar Joshi meaning of Hindutva meaning of secularism model of equality mosque Muslims Nandy neutrality noticee party principle of toleration prohibition promote provision R.P. Act refrain from voting religion and politics religious minorities require right to freedom Savarkar Section 123 Section 99 secularism in India separation of religion Shiv Sena Shri simply strategy sub-section 3A Supreme Court term Hindutva unstated norms violation vision of secularism worship