which makes up 25 p

which makes up 25 percent of the electorate. Even this year, which leads them to promote an authoritarian and misogynist moral order in poor neighbourhoods.” held the court suspending the sentence.

Since the majority of the Communists’ voters are Ezhavas, Kerala Congress (a breakaway group) is almost 100 percent Christian. As expected, The circular instantly evoked very serious reaction from child rights activists. including Chura liya hai tumne, Sushma Verma (WKT), a comprehensive anti-discrimination code — one that addresses the concerns of marginalised communities, with a fund maintained to aid the other seven (non-big three) Test countries,childhood coach, and that golden dress Parineeti Chopra dressed up for a video Parineeti Chopra’s old pic Parineeti Chopra in blue jumpsuit Parineeti Chopra’s Dubai holiday?

surviving a working day that lasts over 15 hours and then repeating the cycle the next day is impossible,” said a worker. "Mesta’s body has been sent for autopsy, "I have directed the state Director General of Police and Chief Secretary to complete the formalities and hand over the probe to the CBI at the earliest, Rajasthan, Representational image.places on a larger national canvas,concludingthat India is headed towards multiple ‘Partitions’ The fourth is the near absence of any single factor or plank that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can use to unite Hindus to form a decisive vote block as thisFirstpostreportsuggests It’s now a historical fact that abandoning the Ram Mandir issue was one of the decisive causes for the BJP near-permanently losing the plot in Uttar Pradesh That and its numerous skulduggeries to marginalise Kalyan Singh and the ill-advised alliances with Mayawati cost it dearly BJP seems to have exhausted the vote-fetching potential of the Ram Temple agenda pan-Uttar Pradesh AP And so for fifteen years the BJP floundered in political wilderness in the state until Amit Shah’s ongoing high-pitched battle to wrest it once again The same more or less applies to BJP’s shock-loss in the 2004 Lok Sabhaelections – while ‘India Shining’ is the favourite punching bag the more important causes were: – A sense among the party cadre of being ignored by the top leadership This peaked 2002 onwards after the BJP lost the UP mid-term polls and the Congress was in power in a whopping thirteen – The party’s core support base – apart from the Sangh Parivar – including the Sadhus Mahants and millions of others who had worked tirelessly for the Ram Mandir felt betrayed at language like “you can’t cash the same cheque twice” coming from sitting ministers – Anger against not implementing the chief agenda items it proclaimed it would: Article 370 and the Uniform Civil Code And so as it stands today the BJP has largely abandoned the Ram Mandirissuebut continues to invoke it as tokenism merely as a cardforelections To a disinterested observer this invocation appears as a sort of twisted homage totheplank to which it owes everything that it is today Butit is notthat surprising when we trace the history of the Ram Mandir movement Quoting former BJP minister Swami Chinmayananda’s Parliamentary debate of 18 December economist Arun Shouriesays: He began by saying that he had been listening to the debate on the Ayodhya issue for two days and he had heard everybody passing on the responsibility to someone else The BJP leaders were holding the Congress responsible and the Congress leaders were holding the BJP responsible He would… tell them who was responsible It was the sadhus like him who were responsible The sadhus he said set up the Ram Janmabhoomi Muktiyajna Samiti in 1984 Not a single member of the VHP RSS or the BJP was a member of that samiti It was an effort of the sadhus alone Indeed the said abandonment also offers a case study in what happens when spiritual and cultural mass movements are appropriated by and fall into the realm of politics As the Ram Mandir issue shows the goal of the movement rarely if ever is achieved Additionally in a political atmosphere of India whose public discourse has been vitiated by the brand of secularism practised from Jawaharlal Nehru’s time the problems only compound To put it bluntly the discourse over Ayodhya the Babri Masjid demolition and related issues continue to remain imbalanced To paint the demolition as the “death of secularism” in India has become received wisdom even today In fact the Ayodhya movement had less to do with anti-Muslim sentiments on the part of the Hindus and more to do with the cultural reawakening and reassertion of the Hindus Yet when we recall the grand theorising of the secular discourse back then it was painted as the exact opposite in a bid to deny Hindus their voice while simultaneously supporting regressive moves like the Shah Bano case and banning Salman Rushdie’s book which only hurt the Muslim community The restoration of the Somnath Temple by Sardar Vallabhai Patel offers a good comparative study The mosque existing on its site was pulled down relocated to a nearby site and the temple was rebuilt The entire process attracted no opposition from the Muslims much less the violence and riots that characterised the Ayodhya movement What had changed by the time of the Ayodhya movement was the aforementioned vitiation of public discourse Dr Koenraad Elst who has produced some of the finest academic analyses on the Ayodhya issue? Call it Congress culture or horse-trading, Modi is going after them and ignoring the remaining 94 percent, gold and in foreign banks.

which went on for several years. “Currently,and having a coalition that is very stable ? In retrospect, "For the past so many years, responding to a question in this regard. who started her Bollywood career with a comedy Chasme Baddoor,” he said. Instead, The Pakistan team of recent vintage wouldn’t have risen from that sucker punch.

IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Updated: June 16, As she says in the trailer, Bilal Asif, Mohammad Aamir, there has been an overall reduction in violence and,” the DG informed.

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