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

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Alternate Modernities?

This paper examines the conflict over and opposition to reserved seats during the preindependence decades of the 20th century and its Constitutional resolution as critical inputs to the 1990s. The history of reservations in India is also centrally about caste and communalism. Though these issues were sought to be resolved at moments which had a direct bearing on women's rights, we have yet to understand the implications that these conjunctures hold for feminist politics.

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