Why does the UGC want to drop the 'M' from AMU?

Gautier, Laurence (2018) Why does the UGC want to drop the 'M' from AMU? Economic and Political Weekly, 53 (1). pp. 18-21.

[thumbnail of Gautier2018.pdf] Text
Gautier2018.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to Repository staff only

Download (87kB) | Request a copy


A University Grants Commission panel went beyond its mandate to suggest that Aligarh Muslim University drop the word Muslim from its name. Such a recommendation has been made by government authorities and parliamentarians in the past as well. But in the highly vitiated and polarised atmosphere prevailing in the country today, it can be seen by Muslims as yet another assault on their symbols and institutions.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: UGC | AMU | Muslim | Polarised atmosphere
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Education
JGU School/Centre: Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities
Depositing User: Mr Sombir Dahiya
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2022 08:58
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2022 06:59
Official URL: https://www.epw.in/journal/2018/1/commentary/why-d...
URI: https://pure.jgu.edu.in/id/eprint/626


Downloads per month over past year

Actions (login required)

View Item
View Item