Letters of Support
“an educational project” of the Hindu Swayamsevak
Foundation (VF), a project of Barsana Dham temple,
Texas formed in 2003
following articles from prominent outlets of the Indian News Media
illustrate the ideological and organizational links between U.S.-based
organizations such as the above, and Hindu Supremacist groups based in
India such as the RSS.
The following document is a profile of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak
Sangh (RSS) and provides information about the RSS's exclusionary and
discrimantory ideology of Hindu Supremacism ("Hindutva")
and also details the RSS's role in the fomenting of, and participation
in violent pogroms against religious minorities such as the one in the
state of Gujarat in 2002. This document is an appendix to a larger
document, "The Foreign Exchange of Hate" which reports on the funding
of Hindutva organizations in India by Hindu Supremacist groups that
are based in the United States.
Hindutva: The Growth of Violent Hindu Nationalism. Appendix A, "The Foreign Exchange of Hate", Sabrang Communications, Mumbai, 2002.