ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Karnataka : Communal Violence in Coastal Belt

The coastal regions of Karnataka have undergone dramatic change in their social and economic profile in the last 20 years. The influx of Gulf money and the growth of new industries and businesses have created new identities which have affected the old relationships among the castes and communities. The rise of the Hindutva forces here and the recent riots must be seen in the context of these changes.

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