The 1992 Calcutta Riot in Historical Continuum: A Relapse into ‘Communal Fury’?

@article{Das2000The1C,
  title={The 1992 Calcutta Riot in Historical Continuum: A Relapse into ‘Communal Fury’?},
  author={Suranjan Das},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={2000},
  volume={34},
  pages={281 - 306}
}
Calcutta's failure to insulate itself from the communal hysteria that plagued the length and breadth of India in the aftermath of the demolition of Babri Masjid on 6 December 1992 came as a rude shock to the city's intelligentsia. True, the Great Calcutta Killing of August 1946 had initiated a vicious circle of communal rioting in the subcontinent climaxing in the ‘truncated settlement’ of 15 August 1947. The events of 1946–47 were viewed by left-wing intellectuals as a defeat of radicalism in… Expand
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