3 edition of Problem of communalism in India found in the catalog.
by Mittal Publications in New Delhi, India
|Statement||edited by Ravindra Kumar ; foreword by P.N. Chopra.|
|Contributions||Kumar, Ravindra, 1959-|
|LC Classifications||DS422.C64 P76 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 111 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||111|
|LC Control Number||90905726|
According to Bipan Chandra, in his book, “India since Independence”, “Communalism is an ideology based on the belief that Indian society is divided into religious communities, whose economic, political, social and cultural interests diverge and are even hostile to each other because of their religious differences.”. Bipan Chandra in his book India's Struggle for Independence says that communalism or communal ideology consists of three basic elements or stages one following the other. First, it .
Communism in India. Arena Magazine make for occasionally fraught relations with India’s social movements. Yet communism and Marxism remain powerful reference points for Indian intellectuals and popular movements to a greater extent than in any other parliamentary democracy. Extreme poverty, and the divide between rich and poor, made. This volume analyses the essential features of communalism and the reasons for its growth in modern India. The author seeks to understand and interpret, and expose, communalism for what it is. He further seeks to determine its roots and social functions during the phase of its birth and growth in the colonial period and why it resulted in the 4/5(6).
(iv) Communal riots: Sometimes, communalism takes the most ugly form of communal violence, riots and massacre. India has suffered some of the worst communal riots at the time of partition. The post independence period has also seen large- scale communal . Religion & Communalism In the Present ContextSitaram Yechury (Speech At The Xavier Institute of Social Service On the Occassion of the Platinum Jubilee of the R.C. Church Diocese, Ranchi, November ) I feel both honoured and privileged to be invited as the chief guest on the occasion of the platinum jubilee of the R.C.
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The book also explores how nationalism and communalism are constructed out of shared as well as contested experiences and out of common and mutually contradictory visions and struggles.
It is a milestone in Problem of communalism in India book debates on nationalist policies /5(4). Bipan Chandra (born ) is an Indian historian, specialising in economic and political history of modern India.
He has specialized on the national movement. He is considered an authority on Modern Indian History and is one of its most popular scholars/5(45). Publisher of Books on North-East India.
This volume is intended to highlight the nature and manifestations of communalism as it manifests itself in our country and also to clearly indicate the pattern and magnitude of the riots that have occurred after Independence.
communal problems in India, the causes of communal problems, the factors controlling the momentum of riots, measures to be taken to prevent and to put off riots etc. are to be studied. The Meaning of Communalism Generally understood, communalism is rivalry kept and practiced by one community or religion towards another or each other.
BotheringFile Size: KB. Genesis of Communalism and Communal Violence ===== Introduction IN INDIA, communalism and communal violence have created huge problem since long. Communal violence or communal clashes are behavioural manifestation of communalism.
Communal violence or anti-minority violence has been a recurring feature in the history of this Size: 85KB. Communalism in India is result of the emergence of modern politics, which has its roots in partition of Bengal in and feature of separate electorate under Government of India Act, Later, British government also appeased various communities through Communal award in Communalism is a psychological disorder or mental malady.
For the removal of communal hatred, proper socialization of children is necessary. Common living and common share of life should be encouraged by the families, schools, social activists etc.
The elites strive to maintain a status quo against transformation by dividing people on communal and religious lines. Communalism may be perceived as a total commitment to a set of beliefs and it, s far from rationality. Characteristics of Communalism: (i) Communalism is an ideological concept, (ii) It is a complex process.
UNIT-1 Social Problems Structure 1. Objectives 2. Introduciton of Social Problem, Types of Social Problems. The problems of poverty 4. Nature of poverty 5. Extent of poverty in India 6.
Casteism 7. Communalism 8. Regionalism 9. Minorities Minorities in India and welfare programmes Untouchability The Problem of population 13 File Size: 1MB. Communalism is a very serious problem looming large over India today.
Even though it has been an integral part of sociopolitical life in India for a very long time, the colonial period is widely considered to be responsible for the large-scale communalization of India. The book does not seek to project any theory on the subject of communalisrn.
This exercise is primarily an attempt at abstracting the different practical, as distinct from theoretical aspects that characterise and contribute to the phenomenon of communalism, and the complexity and variety of causes that give rise to communal violence.
Growth of Communalism in India: During the revolt ofwhich is described as the first war for independence, Hindus and Muslims fought side by side united in their purpose of defeating a common enemy. The British noticed this unity and realized that their survival rested on being able to keep the people divided.
In fact, he confronts it head-on by identifying communalism as an age-old problem that Indians have been grappling for centuries. In discussing the issue, he looks at the brief history of communalism in India – identifying atrocities of one religious group against the other, and charting how political parties have used this to their : Madras Courier.
Defining communalism poses a complex problem for historians in contemporary India. On the one hand is the barrier posited by the communal tradition itself, which has endeavoured, with considerable success, to reduce the ‘nation’ to the ‘community’.Author: Dilip Simeon.
The economic backwardness of the country, the consequence of colonial underdevelopment, also contributed to the rise of communalism. Due to the lack of modern industrial development, unemployment was an acute problem in India, especially for the educated.
There was, in consequence, an intense competition for existing jobs. The British historians have attributed the cause of the partition to the communalism of Jinnah and the political ambitions of the Indian National bloody Partition violence gave a clear sense to every one what communalism leads to, and it has since been frowned upon in India.
 Communal conflicts between religious communities, especially Hindus and. Essay on the Role of Communalism in Indian Politics: For centuries people belonging to different religious communities have been living together in India without any friction or ill will.
Major communities in India being the Hindus, the Muslims, the Sikhs, the Christians, the Parsees, the Jains, the Buddhists, etc. by such tactics. Economic problems of the people, like-poverty and unemployment must be resolved in the country before the problem of communal violence can be totally eliminated.
Intext Questions 1. The growth of Communalism in India can be traced to (a) ‘divide and rule’ of British (b) Freedom Struggle (c) India’s secular ideals 2. Communalism In India Introduction Communalism, is referred in the western world as a “theory or system of government in which virtually autonomous local communities are loosely in federation”.
Communalism is a political philosophy, which proposes that market and money be abolished and that land and enterprises to be placed in the custody of. This book by the eminent historian D.N.
Jha, a former president of the Indian History Congress, is very timely. With characteristic bravery, Jha minces no words and confronts the many shibboleths and stereotypes that form the ideological basis of the Hindu right wing’s vicious communal politics.COMMUNALISM IN INDIA A COLONIAL LEGACY S.
Article India has no answer to communalism, which has been one of the evils affect- Penguin Books India, p. .Asghar Ali Engineer (10 March – 14 May ) was an Indian reformist-writer and social activist.
Internationally known for his work on liberation theology in Islam, he led the Progressive Dawoodi Bohra movement. The focus of his work was on communalism and communal and ethnic violence in India and South Asia.
He was a votary of peace and non-violence and Notable awards: Right Livelihood Award ().