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29 Oct, 2015

RSS leading a systematic campaign to create Hindu rashtra, says ex-Indian Navy chief – DAWN.COM

India is being scorched by a brand of Hindutva that is “fanning the flames of division and fear across the country”, even as the people in power have failed to unequivocally condemn recent hate crimes in the name of religion, L Ramdas, who served as chief of the Indian Navy between 1990 and 1993, said in an letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee released on Sunday.

“Today, as a veteran in my eighties, I am forced to hang my head in shame as I witness a series of incidents and assaults on our fellow citizens, especially minorities and dalits,” the former navy chief wrote. He added: “There seems to be a systematic and well-orchestrated attempt to impose a majoritarian single point agenda of creating a Hindu Rashtra in India – led by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and their network of groups, which is disturbing to say the least.”

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