This alternative of Mr. Savarkar to Pakistan has about it a frankness, boldness and definiteness which distinguishes it from the irregularity, vagueness and indefiniteness which characterizes the Congress declarations about minority rights. Mr. Savarkar's scheme has at least the merit of telling the Muslims, thus far and no further.
B. R Ambedkar on Hindutva's political imagination in his monograph 'Pakistan or the Partition of India'
The associated project investigates historical films, atrocity videos, and history textbooks emergent in India to situate the violent reconstitution of an impending Hindu rashtra or nation. This reconstitution involves a reversal of “political modernity”, marking a decisive shift from official secularism by establishing religion as a determining criterion of citizenship, as well as a resurrection of premodern encounters of Hindu warriors with Muslims and Christians. The project seeks to investigate the “Hindu rashtra” as a retrotopia (Bauman, 2017) and what it betrays about a disenchanted future.