India will soon be the world’s most populated country and its political development will shape the world of the 21st century. Yet Hindu Nationalism – at the helm of contemporary Indian politics – is not well understood outside of India, and its links to the global neoliberal trajectory have not been much explored.
This important book shows for the first time why it is education, not a failed political system, that led to the rise of Modi and the right-wing nationalist ideology of Hindutva. It provides in depth insight into contemporary Indian politics and wider societal acceptance of India’s Hindu nationalist trajectory, as well as examining the role of class.
The first five years of Modi rule failed to bring about the development that had been promised and have seen India’s rapid change from a largely inclusive society to one where minorities are denied their basic rights.
the main urban hubs. The NEP 2020 also aims to almost double HE capacity by 2035 ( NEP, 2020 ). India has always had a challenge with a low GER in HE ( Hossain and Mondal, 2019 ). Disparities in socio-economic levels, parental education levels, rural–urban disparities, regional disparities, and students with disabilities are a few of the main reasons that make access to HE in India non-equitable, affecting the GER ( Sabharwal and Malish, 2017 ). However, despite this, the NEP is silent about reservations – only scholarships are mentioned. The COVID-19 pandemic
for a variety of community perspectives to feed into decision making, with an emphasis on the participation of groups that are vulnerable to both climate impacts and to the impacts of climate policies themselves. This will require, as a minimum, vulnerability, and risk assessments to be conducted for communities across the city to assess the projected impacts, feeding in the lived experiences of individuals from these groups. Civil society groups in Bristol, including the Black and Green Ambassadors and the Bristol Disability Equality Forum, are already working to
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