Sadhvi Rithambara is a Hindutva activist and former high-profile member of VHP and the RSS. She was particularly active in the Ram janmabhoomi movement and is an accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case. She was known for her incendiary speeches (video) and for fanning communal hatred, and in 2013 was praised by Narendra Modi. She is the founder of Durga Vahini, the youth wing of the VHP.

Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation, Community, Religion, and Cultural Nationalism, by Tanika Sarkar, Indiana University Press, 2001.