Creating awareness about the challenges against secularism and democracy in South Asia and expressing solidarity with movements against injustice and oppression
Principles & Beliefs
Condemnation of violence perpetrated against any group on the basis of religion, caste, language, or gender.
Communal violence is fostered and manipulated by vested interests that profit from such divisive tactics.
Democracy is essential for secularism. Furthermore, democracy cannot be merely the ritual casting of votes but must entail equal access to all people to the resources of society regardless of economic or religious background.
Secularism is not a choice but a necessity for the diverse and deeply interlinked societies of South Asia.