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REL 223 Religions of India: Case Study Resources

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"In this video we revisit the underlying factors that sparked the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, the tipping point that led to the Babri Masjid demolition and the political aftereffects of what happened. Watch this video to hear the story of the Babri Masjid Demolition through the voices of those involved."


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