This Month in Hinduphobia — September 2022

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The report below is generated from data collected in the month of September 2022.

Top 15 Prominent Handles Promoting Hinduphobia

Note: Handles were selected based on validated content.

Topics/Events that triggered Hinduphobia

Hinduphobic tweets this month have revolved around a number of issues: Caste-based abuse of Hindus and Brahmins; usual abuse of Hindus as cow worshipers and cow-piss drinkers; calling Hindus as “infiltrators” in Western countries; calling Hindus as a “radicalized majority”; equating Hindutva with crime, thuggery and casteism; irrational fear of “Hindutva supremacy”; equating common practices of Hindus with those of the Taliban and Nazis; anti-Hindu riots in Leicester UK; and abuse and slurs against Indian cricketer Arshdeep Singh following India’s defeat in the Asia Cup 2022 cricket tournament. These were a major part of the toxic discourse on Twitter in the month of September 2022.

Tweets from Prominent Handles

Twitter Handle Tweet URL

Egregious Tweets from other Handles

Select Entities/Persons Targeted by Hate Mongers

Entity/Person Reason
Sadhvi Ritambhara Sadhvi Ritambhara’s lectures in various in UK/USA were used as a pretext to attack Hindus in Leicester.
Rishi Sunak Rishi Sunak’s candidature for the post of UK’s Prime Ministership.

Call for Action

  • Report Tweets for hateful conduct (Use Twitter’s feature to report the tweet/handle)
  • Tag important Social Media personalities, Think Tanks, Twitter, Law enforcement or Government handles on Twitter with this report. 
  • Share this report with local lawmakers in your constituency electronically.
  • Please share this report widely in Social Media. 

A Word of Caution

If the Hinduphobic tweets do not have any Likes or RTs or comments, do not give agency by commenting. Report them using Twitter’s own mechanism. 


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Nishant Limbachia holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from M S University, Vadodara and an MBA from IIT Chicago. Nishant is involved in the local Hindu community as a volunteer.