Monday, April 19, 2010

Politics of faith communities

D.L. Sheth (pace Rajni Kothari) argues that “collectivities have to acquire new, democratic habits of handling political power, to ensure that the power of the group becomes politically (i.e., electorally) viable." (Political Communalization of Religions and the Crisis of Secularism, Religion, Community and Development: Changing Contours of Politics and Policy in India, Gurpreet Mahajan and Surinder Jodhka, eds., Routledge India: 2010)

Savitri Erans of all hues need to ponder over such social realities. [TNM]

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