In the aftermath of the overwhelming ascendancy of Hindutva,
This approach seems to want to settle the problem by definition. A true Hindu, you see, can never be intolerant or be tempted by power.
This approach requires sincerity, moral credibility and a grammar of action.
We have tried this “true Hinduism” route before.
The attempt to publicly draw these lines between good and bad believers does not enlarge toleration; it intensifies the conflict over who has authority.
Finally, this plunge into religious metaphysics evades calling a spade a spade.
In the great churning of our politics, a lot of poison is being generated.