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Labour in a Metropolis

 unbroken thread of Muslim politics. "Notwithstanding the desire of a section of the elite for separating religion from politics, the stresses and strains of the situation unfolded the utility of uniting religious faith with political interest." Second, "Muslim electoral behaviour is by and large secular". Muslim support to the Congress is cited as an instance. However, the author is not unmindful of the dichotomy in the two formulations and concedes that "with this process of political fragmentation there is at work the contrary force of social and religious solidarity".

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