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General Elections will be held in seven phases beginning from 11th April this year to 19th May. #ElectionCommission #PollsWithAIR #LokSabhaElections2019
Number of Parliamentary Constituencies voting on different polling dates in States and UTs :
#UttarPradesh polling Schedule:

#PollsWithAIR
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Facts about #Hinduism:

1. The institution of marriage was founded and put forth in practice by #Hindus

2. The first lawmaker, Manu, was a #Hindu and Manu Smriti was the first book on law in the world.

3. #Rigveda is the oldest literature known to mankind.

#HinduRashtra
4. Acupuncture & acupressure are vital parts of Hindu customs.

5. Vedas were preserved for more than 5000 years without the help of printing technology. This was done by reciting & memorizing all the hymns and through Teacher-Disciple tradition (Guru-Shishya Parampara).
6. Parents, teachers & food are considered next to God.

7. Wasting food is considered a very bad habit in #Hinduism.

8. #Hindu community is the second most tortured community in the world after Jews.

9. #Hindus do not wear footwear inside the temples or home.
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At #YMCA #Mumbai for #CSSS's panel discussion on the book "#BabriMasjid, 25 years on..."
.@irfanen begins by describing how the book came about. A little bit of analysis, not so much about whether it is #RamJanmbhoomi. The various authors. But important to look back, understand how we got to Narendra Modi as PM.

After 25 years, Babri pops up mostly at election time
"All kinds of things are happening, yet there is dream of hope." People of India have always given the message that we are not going to believe your "politics of memory" every time elections come. More so now, with the semifinal results.
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Muslim girls in a government orphanage married off to Hindu grooms. Officials' amazing response. m.dailyhunt.in/news/india/hin…
#UttarPradesh
This is not the first such incident. This happened in Western UP in the past, there was a furore & then silence. The state can't distinguish in theory but in orphanages, kids made to follow majoritarian practices. One can choose after growing up but not making arrangements for...
I am aware of several incidents. In one orphanage, the superintendent herself told local Muslims to shift Muslims girls to another orphanage (take them from here). It was exception and the city had a Muslim orphanage, which is not very common, else it was not possible.
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1. Hilo sobre el extrañísimo combo Sharia, Feminismo, Diversidad Sexual y Derechos Humanos:

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