Friday, October 17, 2008

Secular constitution in India very progressive

Although there is recently a common concern among India's religious minorities with the resurgence of a reactionary, xenophobic and also militant brand of Hinduism on the fringes, the established republican Constitution of India remains very uncompromisingly secular and also progressive. So, although Sikhs only make up of about 2.0% of India's 1.1 billion population, its serving prime minister is Manmohan Singh. India's president is also a female, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, and her predecessor, a Muslim from Tamil Nadu, namely Dr. Abdul Kalam.

India' s ancient dream coming true very soon


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