India's Secularism-New Name for National Subversion

India's Secularism-New Name for National Subversion

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Item Code: UAL082
Author: Sita Ram Goel
Publisher: Voice of India New Delhi
Language: English
Edition: 2020
ISBN: 9788185990590
Pages: 116
Other Details 8.50 X 5.50 inch
Weight 170 gm

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About The Book

The ideology of Secularism had taken shape during the European Enlightenment (18-19 centuries), Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who had never used the term in his pre independence writings or speeches, simply picked up a prestigious word from the Western political parlance and made it mean the opposite of what it meant in the West. The outcome of this perversion proved disastrous for the newly independent nation, as became more than obvious in due course. In pre-independence India, the "Muslim minority" had exercised a veto on who was to be hailed as "nationalist" and who was to be denounced as "Hindu communalist". Now the same "minority" reacquired the same veto on who was to be applauded as "secularist" and who was o be hounded out as "communalist". In short, the term "secularism" in the post to independence period has been and remains no more than a euphemism for Hindu baiting.

The word "India's" instead of "Indian" has been used in the title of this book because there is nothing Indian about Nehruvian Secularism. In fact, the term "secularism" in its original Western sense had remained unknown to Indian political parlance because Indians had never envisaged or experienced a theocratic dispensation before the advent of Islam and its state apparatus in this country. Even today, traditional Indian scholars do not understand what Theocracy means, and how Secularism in the Westem sense stands opposed to it. And this "secularism" has not been defined as Nehruvian because it is shared in common by all political parties including the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Herculean efforts have been made and are being made by the apologists of Christianity and Islam in modem times, to salvage the central figures and fundamental doctrines of these creeds from the blood-soaked histories they have enacted for many years in many parts of the world. The apologists have been trying to prove that the inhuman atrocities with which these histories are brimful, have nothing to do with their sacred scriptures and can be explained "more satisfactorily" in terms of the human infirmities of persons or peoples who committed the atrocities. In post-independence India, this Christian and Islamic Apologetics has achieved remarkable success, so much so that while these creeds pass as advocates of human brotherhood, social justice, human rights, freedom, equality, peace, and progress, their doctrines and doings have been projected on to Hinduism and Hindu. history by a motley crowd of "secularists" spawned by Socialism, Communism, Gandhism, Nehruism, Ambedkarism, etc. Shri Sharma has nailed the lies by quoting chapter and verse from the sacred scriptures of Christianity and Islam. Political developments in India in recent years indicate that a National Vision is emerging in the Hindu intelligentia at large. The pace of this emergence is slow because old slogans continue to dominate the media and the academia. It will take some time for these slogans to get exhausted. The world at large is realizing the danger which Islamic terrorism poses to peace and progress, and we too will have to face the truth.


The three chapters which comprise the main text of this book (apart from three appendices), were written by me during 1983-84 for Special Numbers of Pancajanya, the Hindi weekly of the Sangh Parivar published from New Delhi. They were put together in a 40-page booklet - Sekyularijm: Rastradroha ka Dusara Nama - and published in 1985 by Bharata-Bharati, the Hindi section of Voice of India.

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