ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Politicisation of Religion-Conversions to Islam in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu was the centre of an important sociological debate following the conversions of an entire Harijan village to Islam in February 1981. Subsequently there were conversions in several bother villages of the state. This invoked reactions from all sections of society and from June till October 1981 the mass media, political parties, religious organisations, and, not the least, the state and Central government devoted considerable attention to these conversion.

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