THE NEW POLITICS OF HINDUISM
t was an amazing spectacle, and
one could have witnessed it almost
anywhere in India. In 1989, from
every comer of the country Hindus
set off on pilgrimages-which in it-
self would not have been so un- usual, except that every person clutched in one hand a single brick. If all those bricks were laid side by side and on top of each other, they would have made an incredible edifice, which was exactly the intention. The thousands of Hindus were on their way to Ayodhya in northem India w...