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Former Speaker Abdul Halim, he said.student advising, (Source: PTI) Top News Get the Delhi government’s solar policy probed by the anti-corruption branch or CBI since it has received “worldwide acclaim”, according to? PTI In the plan, Should state governments have power over the appointment of Lokayuktas?fighting and quarrelling must be the common business of life; unity of purpose and policy are impossible; …patriotism can have no healthy growth. Whether India can dominate the worldif only unitedis worthy of reflectionbut it need not detain us here Whether Indias diversity cripples the evolution of national feeling and unity of purpose requires commentaryespecially in light of current Indian controversies A recent bookCrafting State-Nations (Johns Hopkins University Press2011)by Alfred Stepan (Columbia)Juan Linz (Yale)and Yogendra Yadav (CSDS)provides remarkably insightful guidance It proposes a new conceptthe state-nationto capture the essence of the relationship between states and nationhood in India It also puts India in comparative perspectiveusing materials from SpainCanada and Belgium But we first need to ask: Is India a nation-state in the classical sense of the term Erasure of ethnic or cultural diversities is a key feature of nation-statesof which France is viewed as the best historical example Scholars of French nationhood tell us that at the time of the French Revolutionmore than 50 per cent Frenchmen did not speak French at alland only 12-13 per cent spoke it correctly Eventuallythrough public schools and conscription armieswhich required forcepeasants were turned into Frenchmenand diversities of France were flattened What France could do in the 19th century simply cannot be done any morefor the norms about how to deal with minorities and internal cultural diversities have dramatically changed in the 20th and 21st centuries StepanLinz and Yadav say that if states have strong territorially based diversitythey need to internalise the state-nationnot the nation-stateconcept State-nation policies work on two levels: creation of a sense of belonging with respect to the larger political communitywhile simultaneously institutionally safeguarding politically salient diversitiessuch as languagereligion and culturally sacred norms Federalism is normally a necessary condition for the protection of territorially specific diversities And having two or more political identities is not subversive to the nation One can be a Bengali and an Indiana Catalonian and a Spaniardat the same time This new formulation of state-nation is more compelling than some of the previous debates about Indian nationhood Promoted by Ashis Nandythe metaphors of melting pot and salad bowl were widely used in the older discussion It was argued that since the 1920stwo different versions of Indian nationhood have been in contestation: secular nationalist and Hindu nationalist Secular nationalism guided the freedom movement It talked of unity in diversity. he said.

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