ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Tyranny of the 'Common Man'

The term common man has swiftly shifted from having one connotation to another. The common man has become the conservative brigade that makes up the nation's moral police, and seems to be taking up the sovereign's role and vice versa, and both are out to discipline and punish the uncommon other. Democratic politics has to recognise the problem of otherness and treat it without prejudice and a partisan law.

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