Chapter 4

NCERT
Class 10
Political Science
Solutions
2. State different forms of communal politics with one example each.

Question:

State different forms of communal politics with one example each.

Answer:

Communalism involves religious prejudices, stereotypes of religious communities and belief in the superiority of one’s religion over other religions. A communal mind often leads to a quest for political dominance of one’s own religious community. Different forms of communal politics are:

  • For those belonging to the majority community, this takes the form of majoritarian dominance.
  • For those belonging to the minority community, it can take the form of a desire to form a separate political unit.

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