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

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Secularism Hegemonic and Democratic

The fight for secularism in India has to be oriented against the hegemony of the state and the ruling forces. Politics of hegemonic secularism has caused increasing alienation among identity groups and the oppressed and has given rise to authoritarianism in various forms. Only when secularism is a part of the overall process of democratic transformation, only when it is a part of the movement against social domination can it maintain its essential character.

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