The dilemma of Hindutva

In last one month the debate on Hindutva has  come  in forefront of Indian media and politics. This debate was reignited for several reasons few of them were result of some statements from ministers of union cabinet and some were due to few  other incidents. A first time member of parliament and newly inducted member in union cabinet used some derogatory words in her public rally  which was later taken as an abuse by some particular community and in  one other instance senior member of union cabinet demanded the religious book of Hindus “ ShrimadbhagwatGita” to be declared as national book. Apart from these statements two other incidents also drew the attention of media as well as politicians across the country. Continue reading “The dilemma of Hindutva”

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What awaits for 21st century ?

In the beginning of the 20th century two important events happened which shaped the history for the next century. In 1914 when process of beginning of end of   Khilafat institution started the process of separation of religion and state and diminished role of administered religion become mature and it paved the way for for more rationalization and scientific temper . In 1917 Soviet revolution tried to fill into the shoes of this ideological vacuum and role of faith and religion was almost denied in Marxist ideology . The demand for more rights for under privileged and watching the human history through the prism of economic angel dominated this new phenomenon and the space of left in economic, political , cultural and spiritual sphere was dictated by communists. Continue reading “What awaits for 21st century ?”