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What among the following is a notion that considers religion as the basis of a social community?


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A
Coalition Politics
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B
Majoritarianism
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C
Communalism
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D
Minority appeasement

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The correct option is B Communalism
Communalism is an ideology that considers religion as the principal basis of a social community. It suppresses distinctions within the community and emphasizes the essential unity of the community against other communities. It promotes belief in orthodox principles and intolerance of other religions. This ideology divides the society along religious lines and promotes hatred and violence against other religions.

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