Secularism and the Indian Constitution: Some Jurisprudential Aspects

SECULARISM AND THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION: SOME JURISPRUDENTIAL ASPECTS Saumya Uma* Secularism and its meaning are intensely discussed in contemporary polity in India.  In recent times, secularism has come to be juxtaposed with and against the dominant Hindutva ideology.  In the Indian context, the meaning of secularism can be unravelled either through a politico-legal analysis of Constituent Assembly debates or through judicial interpretation of the same in the post-independence era.  This article adopts the latter approach and critiques some jurisprudential aspects of

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