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Hindu Nationalism in India Ratchets up Tensions Among Immigrants in the U.S.

(https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-09-06/hindu-nationalism-grows-in-the-united-states) In a park in Anaheim last month, hundreds gathered to celebrate Indian Independence Day. They bought Indian food from booths and settled on the grass to watch traditional song and dance performances. The holiday had special significance this year: Aug. 15 was the 75th anniversary of the end of British rule. Then, about a dozen people, most of whom were …


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ICNA Council For Social Justice Annual Banquet on Exposing Hindutva

ICNA Council for Social Justice invites you and your family to our annual banquet! This year the theme of our banquet is “Exposing Hindutva: The Rise of Hindu Nationalism in the United States.”  Join us on October 1st 2022 at 6:00PM EST at the Crystal Gateway Marriott on 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.  We have an amazing lineup …


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ICNA CSJ Statement on the School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

On Tuesday, May 24th, we witnessed a tragic event at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas. 19 children, and one teacher who walked into a school on a Tuesday morning, won awards for honor roll, grades, and behavior, and celebrated their last week before summer vacation, did not return home to their families that evening. Instead, they were mercilessly massacred at …