ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Law and Disorder

For a long time now there has been a growing cleavage between the terms law and order. The recent attacks at Baroda, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and, most recently, in the cities of Maharashtra by forces claiming to speak on behalf of ethnic communities or even vote banks illustrate this cleavage very well. The authorities are in effect permitting and tolerating the violation of the law in order to maintain order.

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