Ornit Shani – Gandhi, Citizenship and the Resilience of Indian Nationhood

Ornit Shani, University of Haifa Gandhi, Citizenship and the Resilience of Indian Nationhood Among the main concerns that preoccupied Indian leaders before and after independence was the question of how to safeguard the country’s national unity, given its multifaceted and deep social divisions. How could the new state turn colonial subjects into citizens? The odds of India succeeding to become …