Secularism and Liberation: Perspectives and Strategies for India Today

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Rudolf C. Heredia, Edward Mathias
Indian Social Institute, 1995 - Freedom of religion - 247 pages
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Secularism in India Theory
The Struggle for the Redefinition of Secularism

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