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Unformatted text preview: nationalist movement that brought India to independence-Nationalist Hindus asserted that Indian unity could be found in its common culture derived from religion-Gandhi also settled along the lines of interconnectivity through religion.-Nehru saw Indians connected through a shared historical past of cultural mixing, and a future project of common development How was the historical inheritance of Indians a binding force according to Nehru? In the search for an internal principle of unity to the past, religion was given a foundational position by both orthodox and reformist Brahmin intellectuals...
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