[Watch] Jay Panda Unpacks India’s Confused Secularism

Secularism, as it has come to be learnt, developed, and practised over centuries, has meant separation of church and state – that the state will not favour or discriminate against anyone on the basis of religion.

But in India, religion has often been a factor upon which political speech and action have been directed.

Baijayant Jay Panda talks about this confused secularism in conversation with Swarajya's Arihant Pawariya.


This is part four of Swarajya’s The Right People with Baijayant Jay Panda.

For parts one, two, and three, watch:

Baijayant Jay Panda On His Differences With Naveen Patnaik And Why He Left The BJD

Baijayant Jay Panda Explains The Crisis In Odisha And How To Fix It

After Pulwama, Jay Panda Talks Kashmir, Pakistan, And The Islamist Threat

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