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NCERT solutions for Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Political Theory chapter 8 - Secularism [Latest edition]

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Chapter 8: Secularism

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Exercise [Pages 127 - 128]

NCERT solutions for Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Political Theory Chapter 8 Secularism Exercise [Pages 127 - 128]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 127

Which of the following do you feel are compatible with the idea of secularism? Give reasons.

(a) Absence of domination of one religious group by another.

(b) Recognition of a state religion.

(c) Equal state support to all religions.

(d) Mandatory prayers in schools.

(e) Allowing separate educational institutions for any minority community.

(f) Appointment of temple management bodies by the government.

(g) Intervention of state to ensure entry of Dalits in temples.

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 127

Some of the key characteristics of western and Indian model of secularism have got mixed up. Separate them and make a new table.

Western Secularism

Indian Secularism

Strict non-interference of religion and state in each other’s affairs

State-supported religious reforms allowed

Equality between different religious groups is a key concern

Equality between different sects of religion is emphasised

Attention to minority rights

Less attention to community-based rights

Individual and his rights at the center

Rights of both individual and religious community protected.

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 128

What do you understand by secularism? Can it be equated with religious tolerance?

Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 128

Do you agree with the following statement? Give reasons for supporting or opposing it.

Secularism does not allow us to have a religious identity.

Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 128

Do you agree with the following statement? Give reasons for supporting or opposing it.

Secularism is against inequality within a religious group or between different religious groups.

Exercise | Q 4.3 | Page 128

Do you agree with the following statement? Give reasons for supporting or opposing it.

Secularism has a western-Christian origin. It is not suitable for India.

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 128

Indian secularism focuses on more than the religion-state separation. Explain.

Exercise | Q 6 | Page 128

Explain the concept of principled distance.

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Chapter 8: Secularism

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Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Political Theory - Shaalaa.com

NCERT solutions for Ncert Class 11 Political Science - Political Theory chapter 8 - Secularism

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