Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > History > Hindutva Politics in India
Displaying 4473 of 4782         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Hindutva Politics in India
Hindutva Politics in India
Description
From the Jacket

This book is a comprehensive analysis of the Bharatiya Janata Party as the major architect of the Hindutva politics and ideology since its founding in 1980.

The BJP represents two important political legacies; first the erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh which was founded by S. P. Mookerjee with the support and organizational cadres of the Rashtriya Sayamsevak Sangh, and second of the emergency resistance movement. This political biography of BJP depicts the various phases of organizational and ideological growth of the party.

Drawing on substantial collection and analysis of party's documents, Geeta Puri presents a thorough and gripping account of the Vajpayee-led BJP's mainstream- centrist thrusts and the Advani-led party's Hindutva campaigns. The book follows BJP through its social and geographical expansion, political consolidation and electoral victories within the broad parameters of Hindutva politics. Geeta Puri examines the BJP's existential dichotomy between identity and power and the consequent ideological self-betrayal represented by backburner politics. The book analyses the BJP's inspirational, organizational and ideological relationship with the RSS and the resulting perpetual identity crisis of the party.

Geeta Puri underscores the negative implications of the RSS back-seat driving of the BJP for Indian democracy and politics, and makes a strong case for the RSS to transform itself into a full-fledged political party. Assessing the BJP's demoralizing debacle in the elections-2004, this book offers a democratic critique of the Hindutva politics and considerably contributes to our understanding of the evolution of BJP which is still struggling with self- definition.

About the Author

Geeta Puri (born, 1944) did her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Delhi, M. Phil. And PhD from Jawaharlal University, New Delhi. She wrote her M. Phil dissertation on Bharatiya Jana Sangh and Bangladesh.

She published her book Bharatiya Jana Sangh- Organization and ideology. This work was reviewed in Indian and foreign academic journals and leading dailies and news magazines in India. She has written extensively on organizational and ideological issues relating to Bharatiya Janata Party and its earlier incarnation, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. She has presented her research papers in several seminars organized by Department of Political Science of University of Delhi that were published in professional journals and edited volumes. Many articles written by her have been published in the Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Tribune, Pioneer, India Abroad and Seminar. She is Reader in Political Science, Dayal Singh College, University of Delhi.

CONTENTS
Preface vii
Abbreviations ix
Introduction xiii
1 Hindutva Crescendo: Advent of Advani and Assertion of Identity 1
2 Consolidation of Hindutva: BJP's Role as a Principal Opposition 87
3 Demolition of Babri Mosque: Cautious Celebration of Hindutva 130
4 Combining Hindutva with Socio-Economic Issues: Advani Takes over Again 180
5 Taming of Hindutva and Search for Allies: Re-emergence of Vajpayee 287
6 Hindutva Consigned to the Back-burner: Vajpayee leads Coalition at the Centre 313
7 Conclusion 366
Footnotes 383
Postscript 389
Appendix 471
Glossary 483
Bibliography 485
Index 495

Hindutva Politics in India

Item Code:
IDG859
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2005
Publisher:
UBS Publishers Distributions Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN:
817476500X
Language:
English
Size:
8.6" X 5.6"
Pages:
554
Price:
$40.00   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Hindutva Politics in India

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 4625 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
From the Jacket

This book is a comprehensive analysis of the Bharatiya Janata Party as the major architect of the Hindutva politics and ideology since its founding in 1980.

The BJP represents two important political legacies; first the erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh which was founded by S. P. Mookerjee with the support and organizational cadres of the Rashtriya Sayamsevak Sangh, and second of the emergency resistance movement. This political biography of BJP depicts the various phases of organizational and ideological growth of the party.

Drawing on substantial collection and analysis of party's documents, Geeta Puri presents a thorough and gripping account of the Vajpayee-led BJP's mainstream- centrist thrusts and the Advani-led party's Hindutva campaigns. The book follows BJP through its social and geographical expansion, political consolidation and electoral victories within the broad parameters of Hindutva politics. Geeta Puri examines the BJP's existential dichotomy between identity and power and the consequent ideological self-betrayal represented by backburner politics. The book analyses the BJP's inspirational, organizational and ideological relationship with the RSS and the resulting perpetual identity crisis of the party.

Geeta Puri underscores the negative implications of the RSS back-seat driving of the BJP for Indian democracy and politics, and makes a strong case for the RSS to transform itself into a full-fledged political party. Assessing the BJP's demoralizing debacle in the elections-2004, this book offers a democratic critique of the Hindutva politics and considerably contributes to our understanding of the evolution of BJP which is still struggling with self- definition.

About the Author

Geeta Puri (born, 1944) did her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Delhi, M. Phil. And PhD from Jawaharlal University, New Delhi. She wrote her M. Phil dissertation on Bharatiya Jana Sangh and Bangladesh.

She published her book Bharatiya Jana Sangh- Organization and ideology. This work was reviewed in Indian and foreign academic journals and leading dailies and news magazines in India. She has written extensively on organizational and ideological issues relating to Bharatiya Janata Party and its earlier incarnation, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. She has presented her research papers in several seminars organized by Department of Political Science of University of Delhi that were published in professional journals and edited volumes. Many articles written by her have been published in the Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Tribune, Pioneer, India Abroad and Seminar. She is Reader in Political Science, Dayal Singh College, University of Delhi.

CONTENTS
Preface vii
Abbreviations ix
Introduction xiii
1 Hindutva Crescendo: Advent of Advani and Assertion of Identity 1
2 Consolidation of Hindutva: BJP's Role as a Principal Opposition 87
3 Demolition of Babri Mosque: Cautious Celebration of Hindutva 130
4 Combining Hindutva with Socio-Economic Issues: Advani Takes over Again 180
5 Taming of Hindutva and Search for Allies: Re-emergence of Vajpayee 287
6 Hindutva Consigned to the Back-burner: Vajpayee leads Coalition at the Centre 313
7 Conclusion 366
Footnotes 383
Postscript 389
Appendix 471
Glossary 483
Bibliography 485
Index 495
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

The Shaping of Modern Gujarat: Plurality, Hindutva and Beyond
by Achyut Yagnik & Suchitra Sheth
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDF026
$27.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hindutva (Who is Hindu?)
by V.D.Savarkar
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Hindi Sahitya Sadan
Item Code: NAJ796
$12.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Supreme Court Judgement on Hindutva A Way of Life
by M. Rama Jois
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Suruchi Prakashan
Item Code: NAL415
$7.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hinduism in Public and Private: Reform, Hindutva, Gender and 

Sampraday
by Edited by: Antony Copley
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IDF881
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Making India Hindu: Religion, Community, and the Politics of Democracy in India
by David Ludden

Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IDF232
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Politics of Cultural Mobilization in India
by Edited By: John Zavos, Andrew Wyatt and Vernon Hewitt
Hardcover (Edition: 2004)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IDF876
$39.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Translating Desire (The Politics of Gender and Culture in India)
by Brinda Bose
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Katha
Item Code: NAI384
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Social and Political Thought in Modern India
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Item Code: NAF536
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Religious Politics and Communal Violence (Critical Issues in Indian Politics)
by Edited By: Steven I. Wilkinson
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IDF397
$37.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
God Politics (God in Political Battlefield)
by Ram Puniyani
Hard Cover (Edition: 2012)
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAH531
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Sangh Parivar: A Reader (Critical Issues in Indian Politics)
by Ed. By. Christophe Jaffrelot
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IDE303
$39.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Political Trials (1775-1947)
by A. G. Noorani
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: IDE133
$37.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

I did receive my order today. Excellent / Quick service. Thank you so much. I liked your service and item.
Sanjay, USA
I just receive my order and I love it. Thank you.
Sulbha, USA
My painting arrived today. It is lovely and even better than I thought it would be. Thank you.
Daphne, Colorado
The level of customer service provided by you was amazing ! No other Indian Web services, except very few, are giving customers this kind of detailed attention. Thanks Exotic India, I got the book yesterday.
Nihal, New Zealand
The Nataraja statue arrived fully intact and is absolutely beautiful. I appreciate the great care that was taken in securely wrapping it. I am very satisfied. I have used a few other websites for Indian goods in the past but this experience was so smooth and the shipping so quick that I will be using Exotic India as my first choice and option in the future.
Benjamin, USA
I just received my order of bala tripura sundari lockets and realized what wonderful service I got,it was prompt polite and attentive.thank you very much I'm very pleased with this.
O. Vogel, USA
Ur website is immensely helpful nd go-to-site for every Modern Day Ayurvedic Physician.The collection of books on Ayurveda u have is amazingly surprising.I feel honoured to have ordered a book from your website for the third time and hope to buy more in future.
Dr Atif Sidiq Bhat
My backorder Parvati Devi statue arrived today, well worth the wait! An astonishingly beautiful exquisite sculpture. I will be a long time customer.
Chad
White Tara statue has been been fully unwrapped. Beautiful and in excellent condition. Now sitting in a Temple, will be filled and consecrated according to tradition -- soon. Thank you for all your assistance. Blessings and Appreciation.
Rev. Richard, USA
I really express my earnest gratitude regarding the service of Exotic India. I really overwhelmed to get my order before 26th Jan. Thank you so much for your excellent customer care service.
Indranil, West Bengal.
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India