India Lecture 1

Two challenges remained 1 challenges of development 2

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Unformatted text preview: and political stability has come from religious conPlict and fundamentalism: 1. Sikh and Muslim separatism 2. Hindu chauvinism
 ! •India prevailed in its struggle for colonial independence in large because of Mahatma Gandhi. •Gandhi combined the concept of nonviolence with the liberal notions of tolerance and the separation of religion and state •United the ethnically diverse colony in the common cause of democratic nation building ! Two Challenges Remained: 1. Challenges of development 2. Increasing globalization •“Haves” and “Have Nots”- - adds another threat to India’s democracy, the inequalities of income and opportunity •The threats of ethnic conPlict, political instability, and economic inequality ! Its rapid economic development in urban areas over...
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