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

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Culture and Cultural Planning in India

P C Joshi Modem Indian cultured renaissance and the anti-colonial struggle were both expressions of the people's search for a national identity. The cultural workers of the pre-independence period did not live and work in ivory towers. They were deeply involved in the social challenges of their time. The anti-colonial struggle at its best assumed the form of a cultural movement and the cultural movement grew as an anti-colonial mobilisation in the realm of consciousness, Today, material prosperity his failed to enrich the quality of life. Exposure to commercial films has resulted in a massive disorientation of conscious less in urban areas. The most creative in the field of art and culture view their environment as entirely hopeless. Also, political parties and their workers do not seem to have much time left for regenerating culture.

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