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Anti-Ulema Fever

Iqbal Masud The Sunni ulemas, unlike their Shia counterparts, are not radical subverters of the system. In fact, the ulemas are not leaders, they are in a sense followers. They crystallise the consensus of society.

CINEMA- Ardh Satya and Clean Slate

'Ardh Satya' and 'Clean Slate' Iqbal Masud GOVIND NIHALANl's 'Ardh Satya' and Bernard Tavernier's Clean Slate' (the latter seen at the French Film Festival in Bombay) are both power- ful films with themes which are apparently different but have strikingly similar concerns. This brief appreciation of the films is not meant to be a review but an exploration of their basic assumptions and impact.
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