The State of Patriotism in the Contemporary Context of Indian Democracy: An Analytical Study

  • Shipra Sayal Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Abstract

“Loyalty To The Country Always. Loyalty To The Government When It Deserves”.        —Mark Twain


Patriotism is a notional concept which is frequently attempted to be defined in a subdued arena of present democracy. It is imperative to respond to the enigma that “Can Patriotism be engrained into people through the mechanism of force-feeding? or Is Patriotism the last refuge of a scoundrel? Patriotism is an abstract feeling which is sought to be defined in a constricted manner. A very important question which requires discourse is whether Patriotism has to be expressed at all?

Author Biography

Shipra Sayal, Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Shipra Sayal

Student,

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Published
2019-08-07
How to Cite
SAYAL, Shipra. The State of Patriotism in the Contemporary Context of Indian Democracy: An Analytical Study. Journal of Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 39-45, aug. 2019. Available at: <http://lawjournals.stmjournals.in/index.php/Jolj/article/view/338>. Date accessed: 21 sep. 2019.

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