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by P. C. Joshi

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  • ISBN 0706987306
  • ISBN13 978-0706987300
  • Language English
  • Author P. C. Joshi
  • Publisher South Asia Books; 1 edition (June 1, 1995)
  • Pages 247
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  • Category Different
  • Subcategory Social Sciences
  • Size ePub 1906 kb
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Secularism, as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is the "indifference to, or rejection or exclusion of, religion and religious considerations"

Secularism, as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is the "indifference to, or rejection or exclusion of, religion and religious considerations". In certain context, the word can refer to anticlericalism, atheism, desire to exclude religion from social activities or civic affairs, banishment of religious symbols from the public sphere, state neutrality toward religion, the separation of religion from state, or disestablishment (separation of church and state).

Secularism as practiced in India, with its marked differences with Western practice .

Secularism as practiced in India, with its marked differences with Western practice of secularism, is a controversial topic in India. Supporters of the Indian concept of secularism claim it respects "minorities and pluralism" The overlap of religion and state, through Concurrent List structure, has given various religions in India, state support to religious schools and personal laws. This state intervention while resonant with the dictates of each religion, are unequal and conflicting.

Secularism and Development-The Indian Experiment,Vikas, New Delhi,1994. Secularism, Oxford University Press, 1996 8. McKinnon, Feminism Unmodified, Harward University Press,1987. Problems of Political Philosophy, Macmilln, London, 1970 10.

Indian Secularism and Its Challenges. entrenching an ethno-religious, exclusionary version of national identity and of the Indian "cultural" way of life at the expense of religious minorities' equal citizenship and equal standing in the polity. Christophe Jaffrelot. He considers two competing explanatory approaches to the crisis of Indian secularism: one culturalist, the other political, and clearly favors the latter.

June 8, 2011 History. found in the catalog Purushottam Nijhaawan. Are you sure you want to remove Nanak's Experiment with Secularism ; How Nanak Resolved India's Main Problem from your list? Nanak's Experiment with Secularism ; How Nanak Resolved India's Main Problem. by Purushottam Nijhaawan. Published 2004 by Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Scien.

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Indian secularism is fundamentally different from western secularism. It does not focus only on Church- State separation and the idea of inter-religious equality is crucial to the Indian conception. What makes Indian secularism Distinctive? There was already a culture of inter-religious ‘tolerance’ in India. Tolerance is compatible with religious domination. It may allow some space to everyone but such freedom is usually limited. The advent of western modernity, brought to the notice, neglected and marginalised notions of equality in Indian thought

India's experiment with Secularism was a sham to begin with, it was appeasement of Muslims and Christian to begin with. If it were really true then a party who spearheaded massacre of Sikhs wouldn't claim to be the flagbearer of Secularism.

India's experiment with Secularism was a sham to begin with, it was appeasement of Muslims and Christian to begin with. Muslims can cry all they want within India but days of their naked appeasements are over and Christians can go and whine through their testimony in front of US Congress.

Secularism became the mantra of the Indian nation, a nation exhausted by partition and sectarian riots and above . Hinduism is a faith that on the whole is favorable to the development of the secular state in India

Secularism became the mantra of the Indian nation, a nation exhausted by partition and sectarian riots and above all the assassination of Gandhiji, did not want any more divisive talk. The founding fathers represented the aspirations of the different sections of society and it is due to the struggles of these different people that secular principles got enshrined into the Indian constitution. Hinduism is a faith that on the whole is favorable to the development of the secular state in India. It also has a strong tradition of freedom of conscience and tolerance of religious diversity that is not rightly projected by the Hindutva forces. This strength of the Hindu religion is now viewed as a weakness.