In India, debate on secularism often degenerates into a polarising polemic from both the sides- its defenders and opponents. In the light of the statement above, discuss the arguments made by the supporters of secularism and problems associated with it. (15 Marks)

Mentor’s comment: https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/india-constitution-secularism-caa-nrc-bjp-6201235/ The article elaborates on the quality of ongoing political and social discourse on the issue of secularism in India and focuses mainly on the problems associated with the shortcomings in the argument of the supporters of secularism. In the intro, briefly explain secularism in India and why its significance is debated in … Continue reading In India, debate on secularism often degenerates into a polarising polemic from both the sides- its defenders and opponents. In the light of the statement above, discuss the arguments made by the supporters of secularism and problems associated with it. (15 Marks)