CBSE Class 10 Political Science (Civics) Chapter 4 Notes - Gender, Religion and Caste

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Gender, Religion and Caste is one of the most important chapters in the Political Science subject. At Vedantu, Gender, Religion and Caste notes are provided in a precise and exam-friendly manner. In the notes of Civics Class 10 Chapter 4, three types of social differences can be seen, i.e. on the basis of gender, religion and caste. You can easily access the Gender, Religion and Caste Class 10 notes PDF to understand the social divisions and inequalities. As you go through the notes thoroughly, you will gain knowledge and be able to clear your doubts.

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Q1. What is a Secular State?

Ans. Secularism is one of the most important topics for which you have well-prepared Class 10 Political Science Chapter 4 notes PDF. A Secular State is a nation where there does not exist any particular religion. Any religious discrimination is strictly prohibited by the constitution of that particular State. People of every religion can practise their religious activities freely. The concept of Secular State is based on restriction of domination of the majority over the minority. The word Secularism was added to the Indian Constitution by the 42nd Amendment Act in 1976. To ensure equality within religious communities, government intervention is allowed by the Constitution of India.

Q2. What is the Theory of Communal Politics?

Ans. Communalism Class 10 is based on the theory of Communal Politics. According to the theory of Communal Politics:

  • Society is formed on the basis of religion.

  • One community must be formed by the followers of a religion.

  • The basic interests of the community are similar.

The theory of Communalism is proved to be wrong due to the following aspects:

  • It is impossible for people of similar religion to always have a similar interest and aspirations.

  • Every person possesses different identities in different domains.