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Sumit Ganguly

Sumit Ganguly is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Sumit Ganguly

Why Indian farmers’ protests are being called a ‘satyagraha’ – which means ’embracing the truth’

By Sumit Ganguly — February 18, 2021
(The Conversation) — It evokes a long political history that goes back to the Indian nationalist movement against British rule.

The problem with India’s ‘love jihad’ laws

By Sumit Ganguly — January 27, 2021
(The Conversation) — The Hindu nationalist-led government is reviving opposition to religious conversion that goes back to British India.

India’s Prime Minister Modi pursues politics of Hindu nationalism – what does that mean?

By Sumit Ganguly — May 28, 2019
(The Conversation) — Modi's win is also a victory for Hindutva, an ideology that states that India is the homeland of the Hindus. According to believers, those who profess other faiths can live in the country only at the sufferance of Hindus.
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