PSEUDO-SECULARISM IN INDIAJournal: IMPACT : International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT : IJRHAL) (Vol.2, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2014-05-31
Authors : J. SUBRAMANYAN; AJITH KUMAR S;
Page : 7-12
Keywords : Pseudo Secularism; Democracy; Federalism; Tolerance;
This article is a debate of pseudo secularism in present situation of Indian polity. Over the period after independence of India many changes takes place in Indian Polity. Pseudo Secularism is appeasement of some particular opinion or a group for immediate social and political gains. Pseudo means false. And Secularism means a concept wherein the Government or other entities should exist separately from religion and/or religious beliefs. Every person has a right to preach, practice and propagate any religion of his/her choice. The threat happened from within the state especially the religious fundamentalist and pseudo secularist diluted the constitutional spirit of unity and sovereignty. Pseudo-secularism is the state of implicit non-secular trends in the face of pledged secularism. The term is used by groups who perceive a double standard exhibited within the established secular governing policy towards culturally different groups. India, the land of bewildering diversity, is a conglomeration of people, cultures, languages and religions. India’s diversity is reflected in the coexistence of sensuality and asceticism, carelessness and efficiency, gentleness and violence.
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