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FESTIVE SALE OF RELIGIOUS IDENTITY

Religion is being brought into every aspect of life. This must stop; it is the road to madness. Sing your bhajans and shabads, say your namaaz or prayers as many times as  you want, but in your  home or your place of worship. That is for the salvation of your soul. Leave the soul of the nation to  our Constitution and law. —–Khushwant Singh, The End of India (2003) Today the question of identity and belonging based on religious festivals, irrespective of communities, takes a prominent shape in our discourses of daily life and politics. During religious festivals a plain

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