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

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Whither the Faith of Indians, Your Lordships?

In the 1880s, in colonial India a Faizabad court disallowed the building of a Ram temple on the Ram chabutara, but now, a high court in independent India, swearing by the lofty ideals of the Constitution, relies on the "faith and belief of the Hindus" to decide a property dispute, thereby retrogressing to pre-modernity.

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Whither the Faith of Indians, Your Lordships?

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