Download e-book for kindle: Religion and Nationalism in India: The Case of the Punjab by Harnik Deol

By Harnik Deol

This well timed and critical learn explores the explanations in the back of the increase in Sikh militancy over the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties. It additionally evaluates the violent reaction of the Indian kingdom in fuelling and suppressing the Sikh separatist flow, leading to a sad series of occasions which has incorporated the raiding of the Golden Temple at Amritsar and the assassination of leading Minister Indira Gandhi. The e-book unearths the function during this circulation of a piece of younger semi-literate Sikh peasantry who have been disaffected by means of the golf green Revolution and the commercialisation of agriculture in Punjab. Drawing on quite a lot of assets, Deol examines the position of renowned mass media within the revitalisation of faith in this interval, and the following emergence of sharper spiritual boundaries.

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