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Towards the Hinduisation of India?

The recent consecration of India’s Ayodhya temple by Prime Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party figurehead Narendra Modi raises important questions. Is secularism giving way to religious rule in the world’s largest democracy? How does this resonate with India’s culturally diverse population? France 24 hosted an interesting television discussion, featuring Leiden University political scientist and India expert Nicolas Blarel.

View the in-depth discussion (in English) with Irfan Nooruddin (Georgetown University), Ruchi Anand (American Graduate School, Paris), Jean-Luc Racine (Asia Centre) and Nicolas Blarel (Leiden University Institute of Political Science) here:

The Debate: ‘New era for India?’, France24

Nicolas Blarel
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