Indian society and the secular: essays

By: Thapar, Romila
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Gurgaon Three essays collective 2016Description: xiii, 285 p.ISBN: 9789383968169Subject(s): Religion and politics | Secularism - India | Secularism - Indian society | Secularisation - IndiaDDC classification: 211.60954 Summary: Romila Thapar‘s new book of essays, Indian Society and the Secular, arrives at a time when India is facing its greatest challenges since Independence in 1947. With ultra right in power and forces of Hindu nationalism out to revise the very idea of a pluralistic, democratic and secular republic and recast it into a Hindu rashtra. She argues that secularism is not alien to Indian society and its intellectual traditions. https://threeessays.com/blog/2016/12/indian-society-and-the-secular/
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Romila Thapar‘s new book of essays, Indian Society and the Secular, arrives at a time when India is facing its greatest challenges since Independence in 1947. With ultra right in power and forces of Hindu nationalism out to revise the very idea of a pluralistic, democratic and secular republic and recast it into a Hindu rashtra. She argues that secularism is not alien to Indian society and its intellectual traditions.

https://threeessays.com/blog/2016/12/indian-society-and-the-secular/

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