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Censuses, Communalism, Gender and Identity

Censuses, Communalism, Gender and Identity

The census has always been used by communal forces to map Hindu communities, to count them, and above all to compare them with other religious communities, particularly the Muslim. Census data has been an instrument not just for enumeration, but also for comparison.

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