An Empirical Study on Electoral and Religious Riots in India

  • Binushma B. and Akshaya M.
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  • Binushma B.

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), India

  • Akshaya M.

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), India

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Electoral and religious riots have been a significant challenge in India, causing significant damage to property, loss of lives, and displacement of people. The root causes of these riots are complex and multifaceted, involving political, religious, economic, and social factors. As a diverse country with a rich history and culture, it is crucial to understand the causes and consequences of such violence and identify strategies to prevent them. This abstract summarizes the importance of research related to electoral and religious riots in India. Such research can provide insights into the challenges faced by law enforcement agencies and policymakers in managing such situations. It can also shed light on the role played by various stakeholders in preventing and addressing such violence, including political parties, religious leaders, and civil society organizations. It is crucial to promote peace and harmony in a diverse country like India, and every individual and organization must work towards this goal. By conducting research on electoral and religious riots, we can take significant steps towards preventing such incidents from occurring in the future and mitigate their impact if they do occur.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 1139 - 1150


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