Communalism – UPSC GS3

Facts/Keywords/Quotes:

  • Communalism can be dealt with only through humanism. – Let’s think about the person in real need. Let’s help him and have people like cross the communal barriers.
  • Communal incidents have gone up by more than 30% in last couple of years.
  • “Grassrootisation” of intense communal polarisation.
What is Communalism:
Lack of resources –> belief that interest of one community is against the interest of other –> conflicts –> politicisation of issues

 

“Communalism is more about politics and less about religion.” Discuss with a special reference to the South Asian nations. (200 Words)