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Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Ronojoy Sen


This book is a small contribution towards understanding the place of religion in modern India and the nature of Indian secularism. While there are several possible ways to approach this complex task, this book has chosen to do so by looking at the Indian Supreme Court judgments. This is not intended to be a comprehensive account of the Supreme Court's understanding of religion and secularism, but a discussion of judicial interventions in areas which are important to the life of the Indian nation and Indian secularism. Several public events have shaped the argument of this book, even though it ... More

Keywords: India, Supreme Court, religion, secularism, judicial interventions, riots, violence, religiosity, religious pluralism, religious tolerance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780198063803
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063803.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ronojoy Sen, author
Times of India