Dream and Reality

Unity in Diversity

After independence, the quest for unity required actions through which trust was created and an enabling environment provided so that different points of view could be presented and discussed, in place of being pre-judged and dismissed as suspect or politically motivated. It was a deeper commitment to a diverse India that prompted this form of action; it could not have been otherwise.

India is a country with a basic unity, but of great variety in religion, in cultural traditions and in ways of living.

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users

Updated On : 1st Feb, 2019

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

There is a genre of tales in Buddhist narrative traditions that relates the ordeals of bodhisattvas who gave of themselves freely, to feed the...

It was the Central Legislative Assembly of British India that first enacted the Foreigners Act, 1946, giving the government the powers to deal...

Virtually every day, the most brutal, most gruesome rapes of Indian girls and women fill the headlines. From where does this vicious misogyny...

Back to Top