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Rethinking 1984 and the Indian State’s Relationship to Hindu Nationalism

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Rethinking 1984 and the Indian State’s Relationship to Hindu Nationalism

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The attack on the Darbar Sahib in the June of 1984 was a defining moment in contemporary Sikh history. The standard narrative promoted by the media and the Indian state in its White Paper on the attack have largely ignored the communal motivations of the state as they relate to its inextricable relationship to Hindutva. We will survey contemporary conflicts, in particular the desecration of the Babri Masjid in 1992 and Gujarat in 2002, to understand the significance of the state-sponsored terror in 1984.

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Harpreet Singh
Scholar, South Asian Traditions & Languages

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