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Published by Regal Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

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About the Edition

With reference to Kandadevi, Tamil Nadu, India.

Edition Notes

StatementS. Gokilavani, S. Suba
ContributionsSuba, S.
LC ClassificationsDS422.C64 G385 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24549952M
ISBN 109788184840223
LC Control Number2009310569

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(1) Communal riots are more politically motivated than fuelled by religion. Even the Madan Commission which looked into communal disturbances in Maharashtra in May had emphasised that “the architects and builders of communal tensions are the communalists and a certain class of politicians—those all-India and local leaders out to seize every opportunity to strengthen their political.   The relief and reparation plans should take into account the specific needs of women, especially victims of sexual violence residing in these camps. during which the BJP and its sister organizations have been active in instigating communal riots. Communal violence since s needs to be seen in the light of the changing political equations in the country. The decline of the Congress and the emergence of the BJP as a strong political force resulted in shifting patterns of communal Size: KB. How is gender implicated in communal violence? The article addresses this question, primarily in relation to the anti-Sikh riots that followed the killing of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh : Arvinder A Ansari.

Women, Communal Violence, and Rights Rhetoric D. Parthasarathy. No. 39 expressing it, rather applauded for reservation riots in , which later turned communal. During the nationwide anti-reservation violence against the to provide protection to their victims. They consistently regarded members of these vulnerable groups as. reimagination of women’s conditions during communal riots, and their responses to trauma as a result of those riots. While ethnographic research seeks answers from traumatized victims, a fictional text can open up spaces for debates about conditions of women and their responses to trauma in the background of communal violence. ThroughAuthor: Sanchari Sur. Riots and After in Mumbai provides a synoptic record of events in Mumbai, focusing essentially on the history of riots in the this framework, it attempts to understand the sociopolitical and cultural realities of present-day Mumbai through a collection of narratives of the people affected by the communal riots of –Cited by: 1. While 97% of riot victims from Muslim community saw police as their enemies according to Rai’s survey and % of minority victims said they would not approach the police for help during communal riots, only % of riot victims from majority community saw police as enemies and 93% of riot victims from majority community said they would.