The Complete Education Portal


Raising the Political Consciousness

A paper published by Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore faculty has underscored the need for more civic engagement for our youth and self- expression.

Indian democracy always had a strong civil society. The contributions of non-violent struggle of Mahatma Gandhi, fight against caste oppression by Dr BR Ambedkar laid the foundations of mass mobilisation and resistance. This helped India achieve a pioneering place as the cradle of true grassroots multicultural democracy.In contemporary times the student protests and non-violent resistance helped restore democracy after the imposition of emergency in 1975-78 period. India emerged as a stronger de...

Go to index page »