Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

"Why India Must Allow Hyphens"

February 15, 2013

In his most recent column for the Indian Express, Professor Ashutosh Varshney enters into a debate with Harsh Gupta and Rajeev Mantri on minority rights and national identity. Professor Varshney cautions against the dangerous implications of an imposed singular national identity, and advocates for hyphenated Indian identities. Read the complete debate from the epaper edition now: "Why India Must Allow Hyphens."