The Complex Nexus of Fascism, Communalism and Casteism
"Fascism believes in an autocratic leader and we do have our leader, Modi"
July 12, 2017
At the Dharwad Literature Festival held on 6-7 May, 2017, Dr. Anand Teltumbde explained how the BJP Government under Narendra Modi is slowly turning India into a proto-fascist state buttressed by the twin evils of communalism and casteism. Despite being self-declared nationalists, the BJP Government aligns with the colonial rulers in its persistent attck on minorities, and in its rampant Hindu-isation of Indian culture, so much so that the term secularism now seems like a misnomer.
Teltumbde says that the BJP Government may soon prove to be more dangerous for India than the Nazi Party under Hitler was for Germany.
Anand Teltumbde is a civil right activist and political analyst. He has authored several books on caste atrocities including Khairlanji: A Strange and Bitter Crop, Mahad: The Making of the First Dalit Revolt and Dalits: Past, Present and Future.
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