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Secularisation and the Establishment of Dharmika Parishats in Karnataka

The debate on the Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments (Amendment) Act, 2011 foregrounds two aspects - one, the centrality of the legal institution of the state in directing and shaping the process of secularisation in modern societies and the legitimacy and limits of such constraints in modern democracies and two, the assertion of religious beliefs in lawmaking and governance by politically mobilised religious/secular groups.



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