Right-wing Hindus in India are calling Trump "the lone protector of mankind"

It’s not difficult to figure out why right-wing Indians are supporting the Republican candidate from half a world away. Trump’s incendiary comments on Islamist extremists and Muslim immigrants echo the sentiments of India’s Hindu nationalist movement, the more radical factions of which have been linked to linked to lethal violence against the country’s Muslim minority. In March, Quartz illuminated the parallels between Trump’s jingoism and the politics of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose right-of-center Bharatiya Janata Party has given a new mainstream platform to Hindu nationalist fervor in the country.