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Saffron Terror: Splinter or Symptom?

The target of saffron terror is not the Muslim community, but "secular nationalism". The ideology of secular nationalism, with its inclusivity and pluralistic vision - which includes religious diversity and equality - is a serious threat to the project of homogeneity which is undertaken by the Sangh parivar. Therefore, the so-called "splinter groups" are not radical deviations from the Right-wing party line; they are the active and militant extensions of their larger parent organisations in the Sangh parivar.

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