ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Garbha Sanskar and the Politics of Masculinity in West Bengal

Garbha sanskar is a politico-cultural project to create ideal Hindu, male babies towards the creation of a strong nation abetted by a superior progeny who are mentally, physically, and spiritually strong. This political design of the Sangh Parivar seeks to establish Hindu hegemonic masculinity, by disrupting existing forms of intellect-based masculinity in Bengal.

[R]ashtra ko samartha banana hai, to hume uske bachhe se hi sochna hoga…

(If you want a strong nation, you have to start with strong children)

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Updated On : 5th Feb, 2018
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