ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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From the Parlour to the Streets: A Short Note on Aruna Asaf Ali

Aruna Asaf Ali's life and career were conditioned by her exposure to a political context which reflected diversity, secularism and anti-colonialism. Her political activism as a freedom fighter and a woman activist encompassed these strands of anti-colonialism and radicalism. It finally culminated in a clear support for socialism - marking her transition from being a member of the Congress to joining the Communist Party of India after independence.

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