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Jul 01 1991 (HC)

Sohan Singh Jodh Singh Kohli Vs. Chandrakanta Goyal

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : 1991(3)BomCR357

..... 'pakistan zindabd' are being shouted. hindu temples are being raised with the help of bulldozers, hindus have to migrate elsewhere. if the flame of hindutva is extinguished. in maharashtra these traitorous muslims will become so powerful that they will not fail to convert india into pakistan; remember this, sena-b. ..... will be extinguished. the whole country's attention is riveted to this election. our fourteen candidates were elected members of parliament on the plank of hindutva. we displayed our strength-whereupon sharad pawar remembered,'. we are hindus and we are proud of it. like the satan quoting the bible, sharad ..... the meeting was held at about 8.20 p.m. the petitioner has stated that both gajanan more and kirit somaiya referred to hindutva and to fight for hindutva, the candidates of the alliance should be elected. again these speeches have been recorded by the police authorities in the election diary ..... there is no satisfactory evidence in his examination-in-chief. the petitioner has stated that there were certain wall paintings containing the words : 'to save hindutva, vote for b.j.p. - shiv sena.' the petitioner does not remember other slogans. this slogans has not been mentioned in the petition as ..... all the candidates were present. that meeting was also addressed by the leaders of both the parties. against the appeal was on the basis of hindutva. in between there were two meetings - one on 8th february 1990 and the other on 15th february, 1990, both within the constituency of .....

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Dec 11 1995 (SC)

Manohar Joshi Vs. NitIn Bhaurao Patil and Another

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : 1996IAD(SC)93; AIR1996SC796; JT1995(8)SC646; 1995(7)SCALE30; (1996)1SCC169; [1995]Supp6SCR421

..... like muslims, christians etc. not only the other religions are ridiculed but the followers thereof are termed as 'traitors' and 'betrayers'. under the guise of protecting hindu religion/hindutva the said cassettes attach other religions and whips up low herd instincts and animosities. the concept of secular democracy is totally eliminated. it generates powerful emotions by appealing to the ..... of these elections will not only depend on the solution to the problem of food, cloth but the same will also decide whether in the state the flame of hindutva will grow or will be extinguished. if in maharashtra the flame of hinduism is extinguished, then anti-national muslims will be powerful and they will convert hindustan into pakistan ..... leaders of the said alliance. at the said meeting bal thackeray reiterated that the said alliance was contesting the elections in the name of hindu religion and to fight for hindutva. the proceedings of the said meeting were widely reported in various dailies viz; 'mumbai sakal', 'nava kal', 'navshakti', 'maharashtra times', 'navbharat times', 'loksatta' 'sunday observer', 'the times of india ..... bjp and shiv sena have systematically exploited various unfortunate disputes set out hereinabove so as to seek votes during the parliamentary election and the in question in the name of 'hindutva' i.e. hindu religion. 7. the petitioner states that accepting a candidature in the election of the said alliance meant that the said particular candidate had accepted the .....

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Oct 13 1990 (HC)

Sohan Singh Jodh Singh Kohli Vs. Chandrakanta Goyal

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : AIR1991Bom343; (1991)93BOMLR260

..... any event she had not objected to the same. (xi) the respondent and her leaders publicly acknowledged after the results were declared that they succeeded because of the plank of hindutva. these are the material facts constituting the cause of action, namely, the two grounds mentioned above. can it be said that these facts are not sufficient to constitute the cause ..... facts of each case. the material facts pleaded in the petition are : (i) that there has been a systematic attempt on the part of bjp-shiv sena alliance to project hindutva as the only savior for all the ills and disturbances in the country, (ii) all the other parties betrayed hindu community by pampering other religiousminorities, (iii) therefore, it became necessary ..... the leaders of the alliance. at the said meeting, bal thackeray reiterated that the said alliance was contesting the election in the name of hindu religion and to fight for hindutva. the proceedings of the said meeting have been widely reported in various dailies, whose names have been mentioned and the petitioner craves leave to refer to and rely upon the ..... shiv sena have systematically exploited various unfortunate disputes mentioned in the petition so as to seek votes during the parliamentary elections and the elections in question in the name of 'hindutva', that is, hindu religion. 8. the petitioner further says that the said two parties thus put up joint candidates in all the 288 assembly constituencies. the petitioner, therefore, submits that .....

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Apr 16 1996 (SC)

Abhiram Singh Vs. C.D. Commachen and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : 1996IVAD(SC)117; JT1996(4)SC194; 1996(3)SCALE486; (1996)3SCC665; [1996]Supp1SCR340

..... allowed the election petition.3. in paragraph 186, the high court held that 'the voluminous oral as well as documentary evidence leaves no room for doubt that the plank of hindutva/hunduism/hindu was used'. in paragraph 187 it is held that 'it is clear from the voluminous material on record that the campaign was on the basis of appealing for .....

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Apr 03 1991 (HC)

Sharad J. Rao Vs. Subhash Desai and ors.

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : 1991(4)BomCR156

..... chief balasaheb thackeray in multi appearances and his burning words not only prove exciting (thrilling) to the shivsainiks but to the opponents of the shiv-sena as well. the intense 'hindutva' thoughts of the shivsena chief intermixed at various place in the video cassettes is the peculiarity of the video cassettes.the thoughts of shiv-sena criticising bitterly corruption, unemployment price ..... october 18, 1989. thereafter, the petitioner says, there was a meeting on november 5, 1989, at girgaum chowpaty wherein again the said alliance canvassed for votes in the name of hindutva in the parliamentary elections. the said speeches again have been tape-recorded and have been taken down in short-hand by the police department. thereafter, the petitioner has referred to ..... bal thackeray as had addressed public-meeting on october 10,1989, at shivaji park and he had announced that the alliance would fight on the common election-plank of hinduism /hindutva/hindu religion. the petitioner says that the concerned police department has tape-recorded the speeches and have taken down the same in shorthand. the speeches made by bal thackeray ..... all the other parties betrayed hindu community by pampering other religious minorities and it becomes necessary to form an alliance to defeat those other parties thereby to promote and secure hindutva. these allegations cannot be understood unless one has the full background as to how these appeals came to be made in the recent years. it was also contended in .....

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Apr 23 1991 (HC)

Saroj Sandesh Naik (Bhosale) Vs. Suryakant Venkatrao Mahadik

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : 1991(4)BomCR488

..... what is prescribed under the rules. as against this, mr. vashi submitted that since 1989 despite the fact that the court had decided that the plank of hindutva as canvassed by shiv sena and its leaders is a corrupt practice under section 123(3) and 123(3-a) of the representation of the people's ..... the very fact the respondent had gone to the temple on the occasion of a festival and appealed to the voters to vote on the basis of hindutva can be sufficient to bring home the charge within the meaning of section 123(3) of the act of 1951. i am inclined to accept this ..... the allegation of the petitioner in the petition as also in the evidence is that in all these meetings, the respondent preached or appealed to voters on hindutva. the respondent denied that he had made such an appeal. but he has set out anywhere, either in the written-statement or anywhere else as to ..... reason why the evidence led by the petitioner should not be accepted. he also submitted that the petitioner has proved that the respondent has used the plank of hindutva or hinduism. he submitted that the speeches of the leaders of the respondent, particularly, that of bal , would be binding on the petitioner and the ..... said cassette had many objectionable materials as set out in the plaint and also the fact that very many slogans were used, all in the cause of the hindutva, has not been denied at all. yet, in the written-statement, the respondent adopted a strange attitude, almost disowning his party, his alliance, above all .....

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Dec 11 1995 (SC)

Ramakant Mayekar and Ors. Vs. Smt. Celine D'Selva</b>

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1996SC826; JT1995(9)SC73; 1995(7)SCALE72; (1996)1SCC399; [1995]Supp6SCR492

..... true meaning in a particular speech. the kind of use made of the word 'hindutva', the context and the composition of the audience to which the speech is addressed are all significant. in the connected civil appeal no. 2453 of 1991 ..... , this crucial factor was overlooked by the high court in the trial of the election petition.27. in the abstract, the meaning of the word 'hindutva' is not confined only to hindu religion unrelated to indian culture and heritage and it is the context and the manner of its use which determines its ..... 3) and (3a) of section 123 which are two different corrupt practices, was totally lost sight of, and obliterated. moreover, the use of the word 'hindutva' in the abstract was understood by the high court to amount to an appeal for votes on the ground of hindu religion if the candidate happened to be ..... , every candidate of that party will be bound by that plank.... as is set out hereafter, prima facie it does appear that the plank of hindutva/hinduism, as declared by the leaders at these two meetings amounts to the corrupt practice of appealing for votes in the name of the hindu candidates ..... this court. all of these are against various successful candidates of shiv sena and bharatiya janata party. all these petitions are based on a blank of hindutva/hinduism alleged to have been adopted by these parties and allegedly declared by there leaders at the joint public meetings held by these two parties on .....

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Dec 11 1995 (SC)

Dr Ramesh Yeshwant Prabhoo Vs. Prabhakar Kashinath Kunte and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1996SC1113; JT1995(8)SC609; 1995(7)SCALE1; (1996)1SCC130; [1995]Supp6SCR371

..... a way of life of the indian people and are not confined merely to describe persons practising the hindu religion as a faith.44. considering the terms 'hinduism' or 'hindutva' per se as depicting hostility, enmity or intolerance towards other religious faiths of professing communalism, proceeds from an improper appreciation and perception of the true meaning of these expressions emerging ..... (at p. 146, pr. 17 of air.)43. thus, it cannot be doubted, particularly in view of the constitution bench decisions of this court that the words 'hinduism' or 'hindutva' are not necessarily to be understood and construed narrowly, confined only to the strict hindu religious practices unrelated to the culture and ethos of the people of india, depicting the ..... -- the need for a positive outlook' by maulana wahiduddin khan (1994), it is said:the strategy worked out to solve the minorities problem was, although differently worded, that of hindutva or indianisation. this strategy, briefly stated aims at developing a uniform culture by obliterating the differences between all the cultures co-existing in the country. this was felt to be ..... be called the fundasnentals of the hindu religion.38. these constitution bench decisions, after a detailed discussion, indicate that no precise meaning can be ascribed to the terms 'hindu', 'hindutva' and 'hinduism'; and no meaning in the abstract can confine it to the narrow limits of religion alone, excluding the content of indian culture and heritage. it is also .....

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Dec 11 1995 (SC)

Suryakant Venkatarao Mahadik Vs. Saroj Sandesh Naik (Bhosale) (Smt)

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : JT1995(8)SC686; 1995(7)SCALE92; (1996)1SCC384; [1995]Supp6SCR530

..... religion, that is, by the candidate on the ground of his religion. as earlier stated, the word 'hindutva' in the abstract and in a different context addressed to a different gathering may have different meaning relating to indian culture and heritage unrelated to religion, but ..... the appellant in a hindu temple during a religious festival addressed to hindu devotees forming the religious gathering has to be understood in this context. the word 'hindutva' used in the speech of the appellant at the time, place and occasion has to be understood only as an appeal on the ground of hindu ..... ) decided today and it is unnecessary to reiterate the same herein. it is sufficient for the present purpose to say that the meaning of the word 'hindutva' in the speech has to be understood in the context and according to its use and the manner in which it was meant to be understood by ..... question now is whether this statement amounts to proof of the corrupt practice under section 123(3) of the act.14. the meaning of the word 'hindutva' was seriously debated at the bar during the hearing of the bunch of appeals of which this is one. we have dealt with this aspect at ..... referred as respondent in the election petition), he has stated as under:.the respondent and dr. pednekar gave a speech stating that for the protection of hindutva it was necessary to give vote to shiv sena....there is nothing in his cross-examination to discredit his version to this extent. in view of the .....

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Sep 08 2006 (HC)

Sri Sahasra Lingeshwara Temple, Rep. by Its Managing Trustee Sundaresh ...

Court : Karnataka

Reported in : 2007(1)KarLJ1

..... in the country. considering the terms ''hinduism' or 'hindutva' per se as depicting hostility, enmity or intolerance towards other religious faiths or professing communalism, proceeds from an improper appreciation and perception of the true meaning of ..... be construed to fall within the prohibition in sub-sections (3) and/or (3a) of section 124 of the r.p. act. ordinarily, hindutva is understood as a way of life or a state of mind and it is not to be equated with, or understood as religious hindu fundamentalism. the ..... word 'hindutva' is used and understood as a synonym of 'indianlsation', i.e., development of uniform culture by obliterating the differences between all the cultures co-existing ..... court has considered the distinctive features of hindu religion in : air1996sc1113 reading as under:33. the next contention realise to the meaning of 'hindutva' and hinduism and the effect of the use of these expressions in the election speeches.34. in short, mere use of the word ..... , but are complementary. 30. in : air1996sc1113 (dr. ramesh yeshwant prabhoo v. prabhakar kashinath kunte and ors.), the court notices the meaning of hindutva or hinduism and ruled in paras 39, 40 and 44 reading as under:no precise meaning can be ascribed to the terms 'hindu .....

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