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Countering right-wing Hindu nationalism in the diaspora – By Gauri Gandbhir

The stripping of Indian democracy by the far-right, Hindu-nationalist government of Narendra Modi is causing uproar in the Australian-Indian diaspora.

Countering the protests in solidarity with Indian farmers and workers standing up to fascism are right-wing Hindu nationalists, who are violently retaliating against those Indians they see as a threat to Modi’s attempt to forcefully conflate Hinduism with Indian national identity (Hindutva).

In New South Wales, these rising tensions have led to two attacks on the Indian Sikh community: one on a car driven by Sikh youth in Harris Park; and another at a car rally that intended to drive past a local Gurdwara….

https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/countering-right-wing-hindu-nationalism-diaspora