Adrija Choudhury: Social movements in India
A brief history of social movements in India that shaped the society.
social movements are complementary to democracy. Social movements plays a positive role in democracy in different ways-
- i) Social Movement is the outcome of people's consciousness for asserting other demands.
- ii) Social Movement encourages the participation of people on political issues which in a way sharpens the consciousness of people. Political participation and consciousness of people are the backbone of democracy.Let us look at a few examples.