ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Entrapment of Selective Amnesia

One sociopolitical philosophy in India speaks of forgetting and the other emphasises selective remembering. Both portray a selective reading of social processes. The opportunities for social change will be limited if we allow ourselves to be convinced that development is the panacea for all ills. On the contrary, the scars of physical and emotional violence which are generational and deep-rooted will keep reproducing selective memories of victimhood and hate until we unbundle the legacy of violence in India.

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