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Saffron Terror: Hindu Fascism in Modi’s India (redfish, 2019)

By January 28, 2022February 15th, 2022No Comments

redfish, 2019

India: a country of tolerance, spirituality and ancient traditions. This is how the Indian tourist board promotes the country. But another India is emerging. Right-wing nationalism is sweeping the country, bolstered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s huge win in the 2019 elections.

redfish went on a journey to uncover how Hindu supremacy is taking over the country and what that means for society. But with far-right violence comes resistance and those fighting back for the most marginalized.

The Illiberalism Studies Program studies the different faces of illiberal politics and thought in today’s world, taking into account the diversity of their cultural context, their intellectual genealogy, the sociology of their popular support, and their implications on the international scene.