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Between the Religious and the Secular

The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia: Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code by Partha S Ghosh

Secularism and Justice

This paper seeks to examine Supreme Court judgments on issues of secularism, religion and the uniform civil code in the last two decades. In the absence of any rigid positivist demarcation of the spheres of the sacred and secular, the court has remarkable autonomy in the interpretation of secularism. It decides what is secular and what is not, what is religious and what is not, thereby regulating their meaning and thus the personal realm.
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