AHINDA (A Kannada acronym for Alpasankhyataru or minorities, Hindulidavaru or backward classes, and Dalitaru or Dalits) is a Political terminology coined by the Karnataka state’s first backward leader Devraj Urs, AHINDA has been reinvigorated by Siddaramaiah.  
Quotes about AHINDAEdit
- AHINDA (Kannada acronym for minorities, backward classes and Dalits) as a socio-political philosophy can be used as a tool to prevent youths from backward classes and Dalit communities from joining the Hindutva brigade.
- Siddaramaiah, as quoted in "AHINDA philosophy can combat Hindutva, says Siddaramaiah", Thehindu (July 23, 2017)
- I have made five to six visits to Karnataka and after meeting people I have been able to understand the feeling of Karnataka. The feeling of the people of Karnataka is that he (Siddaramaiah) is not an AHINDA leader, but an Ahindu (anti-Hindu) leader.