ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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'Encounters' and the Telling Silence of Children

A set of interviews conducted with children from families of a minority community living in the vicinity of the Batla House "encounter" in New Delhi in September 2008 reveals a large degree of alienation, fear and confusion. These also point to the need for more effective curricular framework that is sensitive to cultural and religious differences in schools as well as the imperative for better forms of interactions between and among teachers and students.

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