a lot of authors (including professedly Hindu ones like Girilal Jain) blame Hindu nationalists for shoving an alien conception i.e. the nation state into tolerant indic traditions
that may be true - but what about the ideological opposite i.e. Indian communists?
the psychological roots of indian communism are nearly all negative. it was founded and sustained by privileged and indolent people - and so it has remained. if these people felt so much 'sympathy'* for the poor, would it not be better for them to work to change the economic base of the country? - as opposed to shout slogans and never put in an honest day's work
* - indian communist 'sympathy' is a terrible thing. it appears as sympathy - in reality it is vanity - a sort of self-congratulation. people celebrating their own comfort and excusing themselves of real responsibility of work