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Shiv Sena and National Hinduism

Shiv Sena and National Hinduism

Gerard Heuze What is the Shiv Sena? Is it associated primarily with the lack of proper jobs and the distress of the youths? Who is prone to become a Shiv Sainik? What is the influence of these types of organisations upon the social sehup? Are they religious organisations? Do they represent a typical trend of the present political scene? Are they changing? What is their relationship with the Congress culture? These are a few questions which are sought to be answered by analysing some of the results of a recent field study. [This article is published in two parts. The first part appeared last week.] SHIV SENA OF CHHATTISGARH AND IDENTITY If political activity

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