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Shahnaz Rouse teaches Sociology at Sarah Lawrence College, New York. She is the author of various articles on women, religion, nationalism and the State which have been published in South Asia, the
Surendra Nihal Singh (born 1929) is a veteran journalist who was associated with The Statesman for a long time. He is the author of Ink In My Veins: A Life In Journalism (2011).
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