ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Akali Agitation-An Analysis of Socio-Economic Bases of Protest

The Akali Agitation An Analysis of Socio-Economic Bases of Protest Harish K Puri The current Akali agitation marks a setback to the mainstream Akali leadership striving to establish its credentials as a regional political party committed to promoting the economic and political interests of the people of Punjab, without compromising its obligations to the Sikh community. The doctrine of Sikh nationhood, which figures so prominently in the present agitation, implies a repudiation of Punjabi nationality based on territory, language and culture.

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