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Ideological Convergences: Shared world view of Hindutva, and the anti-Islamic European right

by Meera Nanda, 28 December 2011

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Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVI No.53, December 31, 2011

Anders Breivik, the man who carried out the July 2011 massacre in Norway, counts the sanatana dharma movements in India among his allies in Europe’s supposed war against Islam. His manifesto refers to Koenraad Elst, a well-known Belgian critic of Islam who is also a strong votary of Hindutva in India. In addition, many other Indian writers are also quoted by Breivik. This essay looks at the shared world view, agenda and history of this school of Hindutva, and the anti-Islamic European right.

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Ideological Convergences: Hindutva and the Norway Massacre
by Meera Nanda in: Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVI No.53, December 31, 2011