Hindu politics

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Hindu politics

Concepts

Hindu nationalism
Hindutva
Integral humanism
Swadeshi
Uniform Civil Code
Ram Janmabhoomi

Early figures

Dattopant Thengadi
Lala Lajpat Rai
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Bipin Chandra Pal
Sri Aurobindo
Madan Mohan Malaviya
Vallabhbhai Patel
Purushottam Das Tandon
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Keshava Baliram Hedgewar
Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar

Political leaders

Syama Prasad Mukherjee
Deendayal Upadhyaya
Nanaji Deshmukh
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Lal Krishna Advani
Subramanian Swamy
Murli Manohar Joshi
Bal Thackeray
Narendra Modi
Uma Bharti

Political parties

Bharatiya Janata Party
Shiv Sena
Hindu Mahasabha
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party
Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal

Defunct parties
Bharatiya Jana Sangh
Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad
Bharatiya Janshakti Party
Janata Party
Jammu Praja Parishad

Organisations
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
Vishwa Hindu Parishad
Sri Rama Sene
Bajrang Dal

Independent authors

Swapan Dasgupta
Dharampal
Koenraad Elst
François Gautier
Ram Gopal
Sita Ram Goel
Girilal Jain
Rama Jois
Christophe Jaffrelot
Bojil Kolarov
K. S. Lal
Rajiv Malhotra
K. R. Malkani
Harsh Narain
Ramesh Nagaraj Rao
Yvette Rosser
Ram Swarup
H. V. Sheshadri
Dattopant Thengadi

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Hindu politics refers to the political movements professing to draw inspiration from Hinduism. Hindu nationalism is the numerically most significant among the current political movements claiming to be inspired by Hinduism.

Revivalism[edit]
Hindu revivalism started with a reassertion of Hinduism in British India, mainly in its largest province, Bengal. Hindus were trying to incorporate things from the West, but while some were trying to make a clean break from their past, others tried to preserve their heritage in an adopted form.[1] Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee and Swami Vivekananda were the earliest to formulate a political vision and a social reform program for India on the basis of Hinduism. Later, Aurobindo, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and Golwalkar formed much of the political direction of the Hindus in India.[2] [3] Taking into account just how ancient the features of Hinduism were, it is clearly u
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