The politics of Dalit Nationalism has been brought into full play only in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, where the Bahujan Samaj Party, representing the Dalit community, has consistently polled 20 percent of the vote in the elections in the last two decades, and even shared power with one of its rival the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a Hindutva party. It currently rules the state alone.Kancha Ilaiah. 2004. Buffalo Nationalism: A Critique of Spiritual Fascism. Kolkata: Samya; Mumbai: Distributed by Popular Prakashan. ISBN 81-85604-69-X. Dalit Nationalism, refers to the Dalit movements that are associated with the establishment of a home-land for the Dalits in the sub-continent. A home-land many times known by as Dalit Rashtra, Dalit Raj, Dalit Rajya, Dalitistan, Dalitdom or Post-Hindu India. Dalit Rashtra can be defined as a democracy, which is "of the Dalits, for the Dalits and by the Dalits".