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Remaking Indian Muslim Identity
Asghar Ali Engineer
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 26, No. 16 (Apr. 20, 1991), pp. 1036-1038
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4397952
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The assertion of religious identity in the process of democratisation and modernisation should not be seen only as religious fanaticism or fundamentalism; it should also be seen as a method by which deprived communities in a backward society seek to obtain a greater share of power, government jobs and economic resources.
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