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Book by India's well-known anti-communalism campaigner to be released on March 31

By Our Representative
Organised by two civil eights organizations, Plural India and Anhad, a book authored by a well-known anti-communal campaigner Ram Puniyani, former Professor IIT Mumbai, is set to released ahead of the elections, "India in Communal Grip", on March 31 in Delhi.
Dealing with most of the issues which took place with coming of Modi-BJP coming to power, the book claims to show how the values of Indian Constitution and Indian ethos are being undermined.
Blaming "sectarian ideology espoused by Modi-BJP", the book is said to focus on the threats of sectarian politics in the name of religion and by the "imperialist aggression" for the lust of oil. Among those who will spek at the book release function include human rights leaders and experts Aruna Roy, Harsh Mander, John Dayal, Shabnam Hashmi and Syeda Hameed.
Puniyani, says a communiqué, is a writer activist, working on the issues related to preservation of democratic, plural values in the society. He has been recipient of the Indira Gandhi National Integration Award (2006), National Communal Harmony Award (2007) and Mukundan C Menon Human Rights Award 2015.

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