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HinduPACT Ohio Chapter Meets Ohio Congressman Steve Chabot

June 28, 2021 In pursuance of HinduPACT USA’s objectives, the Ohio Chapter organized a lunch meeting with Ohio’s Congressional District 1 Republican Congressman Steve Chabot on June 28, 2021, at Indian Spice Train restaurant in West Chester, Ohio. Congressman Chabot is Co-chair of India Caucus in the US House of Representatives. Chrissy Haslam, one of the Congressman’s assistants, also attended the meeting. Renu Gupta, Vishakha Manek and P ...

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Groups and Individuals Involved in the Attack on BAPS

The attack on BAPS and the allegations of “caste-based exploitation” in BAPs temple complex in Robbinsville-NJ,  involves a web of organizations and institutions with a long track record of Hinduphobic activism, both in the United States and India. It is also not a coincidence that the article in the New York Times that appeared on the day the BAPS temple was raided by federal authorities, was researched and written by an individual who worked fo ...

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HMEC Appeal – Sign Dharma Coalition Letter to Support BAPS

Namaste, There have been recent news articles about Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) mandir construction project in New Jersey.  While we cannot comment on the legal matters, we understand that BAPS is cooperating with the relevant law enforcement agencies and the truth will eventually prevail. The attack on BAPS, for caste discrimination bewildering.  We have a long history of working with BAPS and have alwa ...

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WATCH AHAD and DCF Hindudvesha Webinar: What Hindus Can Learn from the Jewish Holocaust

The horrors of the Holocaust that unfolded in Nazi Germany in the 20th century were preceded by an intense anti-Semitic discourse that dehumanized the Jewish people. Anti-Semitic discourse paved the way for a society claiming to be civilized to perpetrate, without remorse or protest, the horrors of the Holocaust.  This Webinar will feature two Jewish speakers, a Holocaust survivor and a Holocaust Historian, who reflect on their ex ...

Hindudvesha / Hinduphobia Webinar: What Can Hindus Learn from the Jewish Holocaust

The horrors of the Holocaust that unfolded in Nazi Germany in the 20th century were preceded by an intense anti-Semitic discourse that dehumanized the Jewish people. Anti-Semitic discourse paved the way for a society claiming to be civilized to perpetrate, without remorse or protest, the horrors of the Holocaust.  This Webinar will feature two Jewish speakers, a Holocaust survivor and a Holocaust Historian, who reflect on their experiences. How d ...

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HinduPACT and Other Hindu Organizations’ Letter to Santa Clara County Commissioners on Caste Discussion in HR Commission

April 7, 2021 Honorable Supervisors, We, the undersigned, representing are deeply concerned about the Commission’s recent discussions on the issue of “caste.” We urge the Commission not to pursue any proposal seeking to add the word “caste” as a specific protected category. The word “caste” is of Portuguese origin (Casta – ‘lineage, race, breed’) and was used to categorize diverse professional guilds in Asia by European colonial powers in the ...

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Tell State Legislators : Auspicious Swastika is NOT a Symbol of Hate

New Jersey is the latest state to attempt to designate Swastika as a hate symbol with NJ Bill AB 174.  While this bill tries to distinguish the Nazi Hakenkreuz from the Swastika, any vilification of auspicious word Swastika is denigrating to the followers of the dharmic community. This is the third attempt in past few months, and second in two weeks to designate Swastika as a hate symbol through a legislation. We have launched a petition, ...

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Chicago Indian Americans celebrate a big win!

Indian Americans win 8 month long battle: Chicago Anti-India Anti-CAA Resolution Defeated.  Richa Gautam Excited and relieved Indian Americans all over the USA celebrated the defeat of a Chicago resolution sponsored by Ms. Maria Hadden, city councilor of 49th Ward.  Called “the sugar coated cyanide pill” by Chicago Indian Americans, the resolution started off by congratulating India for its democracy and Independence Day but soon moved to vi ...

AHAD Webinar on Systemic Hinduphobia (Hindudvesha) –

American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD) and Dharma Civilization FoundationJoin us for the free webinar onHINDUDVEHSA IN SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS Hindudvesha is systematized and institutionalized in school textbooks, not only in the USA but also around the world, including India itself. It deeply impacts our younger generation, who are taught that Hinduism is backward, hierarchical and guilty of oppression from time immemorial. In this webinar we will l ...