21 September 2022 Hindu Right Wing displays colours in Leicester

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in the Guardian, “. . . Hindutva is the predominant form in India and has been associated with rightwing extremism [. . .] The Hindu nationalist ideology has also recently begun to rear its head in the UK. In November 2019, British Hindus were targeted with WhatsApp messages, which included videos by far-right anti-Muslim activists. Over the weekend, violence erupted in Leicester between Hindu and Muslim communities, which began after a group of Hindu men marched through the streets of the city shouting “jai shri Ram”, a Hindu greeting that has become a clarion call for Hindutva mobs and perpetrators of anti-Muslim violence in India [. . . ] click here.

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