However with the developmental prospects slowing down due to excessive unemployment and excessive inflation, the social gathering has resorted to enjoying its trump card of stoking Hindu-Muslim animosity.
With the BJP govt’s democratic credentials underneath hearth from organizations just like the Freedom Home of the US and V-Dem Institute of Sweden, the social gathering can not afford to let communal discord additional blacken its report.
Even when the focused mosques usually are not instantly attacked, the outpouring of hate on the social media is exhibiting how far India has moved away from the times of Nehruvian secularism when the minorities – primarily the Muslims, Christians – usually had little to worry and went about their day by day enterprise with out let or hindrance.
As for the opposite minorities just like the Jains or Sikhs or Zoroastrians, they by no means had any doubts about being an integral a part of India. There have been no books by saffron writers figuring out them as “inside enemies” as M.S. Golwalkar of the RSS (1906-73) did just about Muslims and Christians.
Arguably, Hindu-Muslim friendship would even have been restored if the BJP didn’t discover it politically handy to speak incessantly about righting the “historic wrongs” of the Muslim invaders of the medieval occasions destroying temples.
So long as the social gathering scratches previous wounds to attract blood, India is not going to know peace.
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