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Discriminated Dalits should sue church PDF Print E-mail
Sandhya Jain

Organiser-4December2005

Conversions undermine the national interest in the most unimaginable ways, and since the British consciously mooted conversions to Christianity to perpetuate their rule by alienating converts from native society and civilization, discerning Indians would do well do follow the current Supreme Court hearing on a petition demanding reservation benefits to Dalit Christians.

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No dreary desert sands PDF Print E-mail
Sandhya Jain
Organiser-4December2005

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje could well be the BJP’s metaphor for dramatic change without upheaval. The former Union Minister of State for Foreign Affairs made her political debut with some not-so-obvious handicaps. Born princess to one of the largest princely states, her transition to non-royalty was forced by transition to a new Republic and reinforced by the graceful and powerful personality of her mother, late Vijayaraje Scindia, a royal with a most unusual commitment to the cultural integrity of India. Her stature and aura would have been intimidating for her young children.

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