Articles by: H Srikanth

Majoritarianism and Communal Polarization in India

Majoritarianism and Communal Polarization in India

In 1947, when British India was bifurcated into Pakistan and India, the Muslim League leaders who fought for Pakistan declared their country as a theocratic state. In contrast, although the Hindus were in majority, Indian national leaders refuted the idea of Hindu Rashtra and gave shape to a liberal constitution that declared equality of all citizens, guaranteed the Right to[Read More…]

by 15/04/2022 Comments are Disabled India
How Could Modi Come Back?

How Could Modi Come Back?

“It was never expected”, “How could this happen?”, “Are the EVMs rigged?” – these were some reactions of the students who participated in the discussion organized in NEHU on the Elections Verdict 2019.  Not just the students, even the panellists admitted that they never expected BJP would come back to power with such a thumping majority, vanquishing its opponents in[Read More…]

by 31/05/2019 1 comment India