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Pulse 124 was unusually controversial and there was room in Pulse 125 only to print abbreviated versions of the responses. We give here the full text of the Letter to the Editor from IT consultant and dance student Bhagwat Shah (author of 'Indic Dances and Their Roots in Hindu India', Pulse 124), and the response by Jasmine Lail (author of 'Hindutva and South Asian Dance in Britain', Pulse 124).
Photo: Volunteers of RSS (Rashtriya Sevak Sangh) gather for march to mark founder's day in Amritsar, November 2013 | Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images
Having read the Spring edition of Pulse, I would like to respond to articles by Jasmine Lail and Andrée Grau ['The Artist Against the Politician: Mallika Sarbhai against Narendra Modi'].