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Communalism: An illustrated primer Ram Puniyani

Communalism: An illustrated primer

Ram Puniyani

Published 2007
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Paperback
128 pages
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This book deals with the phenomenon of sectarian violence and politics in a very lucid manner. The phenomenon of communalism has come as a major threat to our democracy in current times. This phenomenon is also breaking our plural values and inter -MoreThis book deals with the phenomenon of sectarian violence and politics in a very lucid manner. The phenomenon of communalism has come as a major threat to our democracy in current times. This phenomenon is also breaking our plural values and inter - community amity.Contents- Babri Demolition, Post babri Violence, Godhra, Gujarat Carnage,Citizens Tribunal report, Indias syncretic traditions, mixed heritage, Rise and growth of Communalism, Values of Indias Freedom movement, Gandhi, Muslim and Hindu communalism, Doctoring mass consciousness, Hindutva, RSS and exploited sections of society, Tasks for Secular Movement, Vande Matram controvery, Ram Setu or Adams bridge, Terrorism, Civilizations, clash or alliance.The book is in the form of brief answers to the prevalent myths in a very simple style. It is richly illustrated with pictures, cartoons and tables. It gives a comprehensive view of the problem of communalism as being faced by the nation. A must read for all concerned with defense of democratic and secular values.