ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Conscience of the Constitution and Violence of the Indian State

The conscience of the wielders of state power fails to resonate with the conscience of the Constitution.This is evident in the Indian state's criminal disregard of the constitutional rights of large segments of its citizens in (i) confl icts over the acquisition and use of natural resources, (ii) capital's overriding infl uence over the terms of employment of labour, (iii) struggles for national self-determination, (iv) religious-communal pogroms, and (v) atrocities perpetrated against the "underclass".

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