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

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SATI MELA-Dangerous Trends

Dangerous Trends OBSCURANTIST and oppressive religious enclaves are emerging in parts of India which can rival those spots in the Islamic world where obnoxious religious practices are imposed by the clergy. If in Afghanistan, the ruling Taliban stones to death any woman suspected of adultery, in Rajasthan devotees of Rani Sati would have widows mount the funeral pyres of their husbands to prove their chastity and in West Bengal Santhal tribals lynch their women on suspicion of witchcraft.

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