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Religion And Politics In India And

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For India to be a superpower what principles would be appropriate for the relationship between state and religion? India has followed the fourth model of states and religion which is the secular state and religious politics model. For years the country has been witnessing politics which has been closely linked with religion. Although the country is secular in nature which provides equality to all religions, it has been seen over the past years that all the successful leaders have had certain communities of people under their control asserting what has already been said that, once a the leader of a party is seen as a supporter of a religious community, he is guaranteed votes and undying support. It has been seen in the past that political leaders have framed policies which indirectly or directly affect a particular faith; this is a practice which can be seen even today. Leaders have gained a lot of power by playing on religious sentiments of the people sometimes for getting votes for o...

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