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Confessions of a secular fundamentalist

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Secularism -- India, Religion and state --

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StatementMani Shankar Aiyar.
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LC ClassificationsBL2765.I4 A59 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 290 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3442043M
ISBN 100670058173
LC Control Number2005312851
OCLC/WorldCa60391552

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In the Indian context, the term pseudo-secularism is used to pejoratively describe policies considered to involve minority appeasement. The Hindus form the majority religious community in India; the term "pseudo-secular" implies that those who claim to be secular are actually not so, but are anti-Hindu or pro-minority.

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The Hindu nationalist politicians accused of being "communal" use it as a. Muslim India is communitarian; Organiser is communal.

Secular fundamentalism recognizes the distinction. * Extracted with permission from the author’s book, Confessions of a Secular Fundamentalist, Penguin Books, New Delhi, Mani Shankar Aiyar (born 10 April ) is an Indian politician and former career civil servant diplomat.

He is a member of the Indian National Congress Party. He represented the Mayiladuthurai constituency of Tamil Nadu in the 10th Lok Sabha, 13th Lok Sabha, and 14th Lok was a nominated member of parliament from Rajya was defeated from Mayiladuthurai in Lok Sabha Political party: Indian National Congress.

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