The growth of Hindu chauvinistic attitude has further strengthened the communal tensions in India. The Hindu religious groups like Shiv Sena, Hindu Mahasabha, Viswa Hindu Parishad often pressurize the government to take steps suitable to the interest of Hindus. They consider each Muslim as pro-Pakistani and anti-national. To face the possible challenge of other communal forces, they encourage the growth of Hindu
They oppose the minority protection policies of the government and treat it as appeasement policy. The controversy over the Ayodhya issue and the demolition of “Babri Masjid” was nothing but a manifestation of Hindu Chauvinism.