ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MAHARASHTRA-Gendarme of the Bourgeoisie

MAHARASHTRA-Gendarme of the Bourgeoisie

Gendarme of the Bourgeoisie Amrita Abraham IN the elections to Bombay's Municipal Corporation last November the Shiv Sena won 21 seats. Ten years ago it had twice that number, just a little short of one third of the total membership of the house, The history of the Sena in the intervening period says a great deal about the nature of communal politics generally as well as suggesting what paths the Sena will pursue from now on.

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