Keynote speech of Dr. Subramanian Swamy as convenor of the Legal Cell of HDAS, enunciating the constitutional foundation of secularism — delivered in Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha meet, Ahmedabad Nov. 6-7, 2012.
Constitutional Foundation of Secularism — Secularism, Minority Rights and Hindutva
SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY [Fmr. Union Cabinet Minister for Law & Justice & Convenor, Advocates for Dharma, HDAS]
Janata Party President Dr Subramanian Swamy talking to Kanchi Acharya Shri Jayendra Saraswathy and other Swamiji’s at a meeting of Dharma Raksha Manch in Mumbai on 28 Jan. 2009.
Today the sacrilege of Hindu concepts and hoary institutions is being carried out not with the crude brutality of past invasions, but with the sophistication of the constitutional instruments of law. The desecration of Hindu icons, for example the Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt, is being made to look legal, thereby completely confusing the Hindu people, and thus making them unable to recognize the danger, or to realize that Hindus have to unite to defend against the threats to their legacy. We Hindus are under siege today; and we do no realize it!!
To resist this siege, we need Hindutva. Numbers [of those claiming to be adherents to Hinduism] do not matter in today’s information society. It is the durability and clarity of the Hindu mindset and quality of commitment to Hinduness of those who unite that matters in the forging of an instrument to fight this creeping danger and bring forth a renaissance of Hindustan as virat nation and a global power.
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