Politicization of India's monks, sadhus and gurus means they are no longer authentic practitioners of a renunciate path.Akharas’ spirituality was intact, until sadhus began promoting Hindutva politics
The influence of Hindutva, which was consolidated in 1960s, gained unusual pace during 1980s and threw the old monastic orders of Hinduism out of gear.
Dhirendra K Jha 23 May, 2019
]Ayodhya, ghar wapsi, gau raksha: How BJP, RSS & affiliates used Kumbh Mela to push Hindutva
Ram temple was the rallying cry for the Sangh Parivar and its religious affiliates at the Kumbh Mela, but fissures emanate within ahead of elections.
Priyadarshini Sen 4 March, 2019