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Lord Shiva, Politics, Hinduism, Hooliganism

The typical features of a Kanwariya today: Fear, fundamentalism and far from faith

The majority of the new-age Kanwariyas are completely derailed from the traditional understanding of the religion.


 |  7-minute read
UP Police, Yogi Aditayanth, Uttar Pradesh, Kanwariyas

Kanwar Yatra has come to an end but Kanwariya hooliganism is here to stay

The rowdy gangs have marked their territory.


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Nationalism, Drugs, Hindutva, Kanwariyas

Why kanwariyas can get away with drugs and a rave party on the highway

The chillum-smoking, booze-swilling kanwariyas are evidence that young Hindus want to blow off steam.


 |  4-minute read
Secularism, Sangh Parivar, Kanwariyas, Anti-nationals

Shiv bhakts are breaking the law by flying tricolour alongside saffron flag

This interpretation of Hindutva has the potential of rendering secularism vulnerable.