A recent study by the Pew Research Center led to the revelation that Hindus outnumber members of other religious groups to combine Indian and Hindu identities.
The survey of nearly 30,000 Indian adults, conducted after the BJP’s victory in the 2019 parliamentary elections and before the onset of the Govt-19 epidemic, sought to gauge the dimensions of Hindu nationalism by asking people how important certain attributes or behaviors are to ‘real’ Indians. Identification.
According to the report’s findings, nearly two-thirds of Hindus and 64% of Hindus say that it is more important to be a real Indian than 27% say that it is more important to be a real Indian than a Muslim.
Hindus who combine their identity with their national identity also tend to associate the Hindi language with Indians, research has found. As a result, the majority of Hindus (59%) believe that speaking Hindi is really important for speaking Hindi.