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The BJP Before Modi

Released Sunday, 6th December 2020
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The dominance of Hindu nationalism in Indian politics is so complete that it seems like it was inevitable. Was it? Vinay Sitapati joins Amit Varma in episode 202 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss the BJP's long journey to this point, as reflected in the jugalbandi of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani.

Also check out:
1. Jugalbandi: The BJP Before Modi -- Vinay Sitapati.
2. Half-Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed Indi… -- Vinay Sitapati.
3. The BJP's Magic Formula -- Episode 45 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Prashant Jha).
4. The Gita Press and Hindu Nationalism -- Episode 139 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Akshaya Mukul).
5. The First Assault on Our Constitution -- Episode 194 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Tripurdaman Singh).
6. The Ideas of Our Constitution -- Episode 164 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Madhav Khosla).
7. Who Broke Our Republic? -- Episode 163 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Kapil Komireddi).
8. The Intellectual Foundations of Hindutva -- Episode 115 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Aakar Patel).
9. Religion and Ideology in Indian Society -- Episode 124 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Suyash Rai).
10. Political Ideology in India -- Episode 131 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rahul Verma).
11. Vinay Sitapati interviewed by Rohan Venkat

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