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

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Maharashtra at 50: Celebration or Shame?

The idea of Maharashtra had nothing to do with Marathi parochialism. The radical tinge that resonated in the slogan "Samyukta Maharashtra, Socialist Maharashtra" implied that the new state was to favour the interests of workers, farmers, dalits and minorities, with Marathi merely providing the sociocultural glue in its shaping. Tragically, what Maharashtra has been reduced to by its leading, regressive politicians, is the very antithesis of what it was designed to be.

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Maharashtra at 50: Celebration or Shame?

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