‘Hindutva pop is extremely dehumanising, helps normalise hatred’

Ashraf Engineer

January 31, 2024

Hate has found a new vehicle to ride on – music and poetry. These forms of popular culture are being used to create social fissures and strengthen Hindutva’s roots, which has been detailed in a great new book, ‘H-Pop – The Secretive World of Hindutva Pop Stars’, by Kunal Purohit. The book dives deep into the lives of musicians and poets whose artistic expression is used to popularise and intensify hate. Kunal speaks to All Indians Matter.