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Footnotes on citizenship from rural India

Contrary to the dominant narrative of a vibrant democracy with a strong record of integration, many in India are in effect non-citizens. Citizenship cannot reach its potential unless there is a commitment to achieve equality and justice in practice. (Video, 33 mins)

Bela Bhatia
9 May 2013

See also the interview with Bela Bhatia on corruption and change in India. (7 minutes).

This video is part of a series published this week from the Oecumene project's second symposium, 'Deorientalising Citizenship?'. All of the videos will appear on the Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism partnership page, which is funded by the Oecumene Project and the Open University.

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