Hindutva - Page 3 of 3 - The Statesman


History, memory and identity

The idea of nationality as a marker of belonging emanating from one’s ancestral land is neither new nor unique.

Can Hindutva be dismantled?

There are about 1.2 billion Hindus in the world. India, which has a population of 1.4 billion, has 80 per cent of its population Hindu. This means that there are 1.1 billion Hindus in India or 93 per cent of the global Hindu population. 

Religion & geopolitics

Today, the known arsenals are estimated to be large enough to destroy the earth three times over. This is only to emphasize how ensuring positive peace is a desperate need. There is no ethos, idea or ideology, which can enable such a peace, other than self-actualizing Hinduness.