Banning 'Bombayi' : nationalism, communalism and gender

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    Is the protest against Maniratnam's new film, on the ground that it offends Muslim sentiments, simply an expression of 'fundamentalism' of Muslim patriarchal attitudes? Could it not bet that the liberal analysis and solution ('hatred' and 'love') are unacceptable as inaccurate, simplistic and patronising to those who comprise the overwhelming majority among the victims of communal violence?
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1291-1292
    Number of pages2
    JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
    Issue number22
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Jun 1995


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