India has an intense nationalism, is a greatest country on earth! India is multi cultural, pluralistic Nation. She has to arrive in economic, agriculture, social, educational, health and hygiene next to China. But, in reality corruption, religious chauvinism, pseudo politics, ignored minorities, industries employing not even one percent of the population is disturbing. Amity India strives to expose India’s anti secularist force , being detrimental to India’s progress and to the social justice.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Communal Harmony Awareness Kit
We are living
in times where the communal biases are becoming stronger. These biases are
founded upon misconception of history, and present politics. The politics which
has its origin in the attempt to gain hegemony at economic, social and political
level is presented under the garb of religion. The global politics for control
over oil resources has also been presented in the cloak of religion.
about ‘other’, which form the basis of communal violence, also approve the
theories of ‘clash of civilizations’ or ‘war against terror’. These need to be countered
at the level of thought and ideas. The correct and positive perceptions of
society have to be promoted far and wide. The awareness about truth behind the
communal politics and terrorist politics needs to be taken to broad layers of
Some of us
have been striving to do this from last several years. There is a need that
more of us, activists, teachers and concerned individuals have to join hands to
strengthen this work. To help promote this crucial work we have brought “Communal
Harmony Awareness Kit. This kit, after due understanding of its contents,
can be used at social level for this work.
This Kit has,
in sequence of use during the day, the following material
1.Film Ekta Sandesh ( by Waqar Khan)
This film is
based on the clippings of Hindi films, which give the message of harmony:
Duration 50 minutes.
2, A card, Solar message, for
communal harmony: Through the experiment of letting sun light pass through symbols
of different religions, it shows the oneness of humanity.
3. Flip Chart: Sadbhavna Safar-A total
presentation of major theme with the help of visuals
chart is based on the book ‘Communalism: What’s False: What’s True’ and covers
the themes: Communal violence, temple destructions, Syncretic culture, Battle
between kings, Values of freedom movement, Kashmir imbroglio, politics behind
DVD: Raah Aman ki: Nine DVD lectures: Each Lecture is of the duration of
25-30 minutes. Comunalism, Myths about minorities, Conversions, Politics of
terror, Values of Freedom movement, Partition tragedy and Kashmir Imbroglio,
Communal Organization’s Agenda (Couple of these lectures to be shown and discussed)
Journey to Peace
Using the kit
The presenter shows the
film EKTA Sandesh followed by discussion. Then through the flip chart the myths
and other themes are presented sequentially. Whatever questions come up during
the flip chart presentation are deepened by showing Video Lectures from Raah
Aman Ki. The group discussion and display of the pocket books Aman katha,
Gandhi Katha and Ambedkar Katha follows the discussion.
Many of the components
of the kit were released earlier. This is the attempt to put them together in a
The Kit is bilingual
(Hindi+ English), please mention which language you will like to have.