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12: Savarkar and Hindutva (contd.)

Seminar Questions:

1. Is Hindutva an ‘exclusivist’ or an inclusive project?
2. How is ‘Hindutva’ distinct from ‘Hinduism’?

Seminar Reading:

1. V.D. Savarkar, Hindutva/Who Is A Hindu (1923)

Background Readings:

1. Chetan Bhatt, Hindu Nationalism (Oxford, 2001)
2. Christophe Jaffrelot, Hindu Nationalism: A Reader (Ranikhet, 2007)
3. B.D. Graham, Hindu Nationalism and Indian Politics: The Origins of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh (Cambridge, 1990)
4. Basu et al, Khaki Shorts And Saffron Flags (Delhi, 1993)
5. Thomas Blom Hansen, The Saffron Wave (Princeton, 1999)