Rage, Reconciliation, and Security: Managing India's Diversities

Rage Reconciliation and Security Managing India s Diversities Sixty years after Independence the Idea of India has become part of the very fabric of our democracy and nation state Yet much remains to be done to manage the upsurge of diversities that this democr

  • Title: Rage, Reconciliation, and Security: Managing India's Diversities
  • Author: B.G. Verghese
  • ISBN: 9780670081721
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Sixty years after Independence, the Idea of India has become part of the very fabric of our democracy and nation state Yet much remains to be done to manage the upsurge of diversities that this democracy has nourished, and to confront the challenges and opportunities this presents In this book, Verghese takes a broad brush view of some of the country s pressing concernsSixty years after Independence, the Idea of India has become part of the very fabric of our democracy and nation state Yet much remains to be done to manage the upsurge of diversities that this democracy has nourished, and to confront the challenges and opportunities this presents In this book, Verghese takes a broad brush view of some of the country s pressing concerns today insurgency and Naxalism in Bihar, Middle India and Andhra issues of language and culture, Dalits and caste, revivalism and fundamentalism, tribals and minorities conflicts over land, forests, urbanization, industrialization and globalization and global warming that demands lifestyle changes Tracing the roots of these long standing and recent troubles and the State s varying responses to them often insensitive and repressive the author shows us how colonial history, self perceptions, social differentiation, divergent world views, paucity of human rights and dignity, as well as socio economic imperatives have shaped these present problems Many layers of such emerging insecurities, Verghese says, have to be negotiated with patience and understanding to achieve a sense of common good Accepting the volatile ground realities whether in Manipur, Andhra, Chattisgarh, in SEZs or Singur, Nandigram and Kalinganagar he pleads strongly for eschewing populist and polarized positions, rooted in nostalgia and dead habit, and for seeking solutions that could lead to ordered change and stability, while fostering diversity Candid, critical and thought provoking, Rage, Reconciliation and Security is important for its vision of building unity from diversity through fraternity and a sense of common citizenship For it is only through common security that we can ensure the future of India and her people, of other nations and the world.
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    • Ashok Dullu says:

      This book is 2008 publicationLast six years must have churned the data presented .However I liked the book immensely as it gives a very unbiased perspective of our national issueswish a follow up is done by DPG soon

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