India Lecture 1

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Unformatted text preview: the past two decades has left much of the rest of the nation behind This adds another threat to India’s democracy, the inequalities of income and opportunity India shares with other less developed and newly industrializing countries the threats of ethnic conPlict, political instability, and economic inequality ! Major Geographic and Demographic Features •Northern triangle is home to territorial disputes that have led to three wars with Pakistan to the west and ongoing tension with China to the east •Jammu and Kashmir at the apex of the northern triangle is claimed by both Pakistan and India and is a volatile tinderbox of ethnic and nationalist dispute. ! Major...
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