Minority as a Victim of Dissent

  • Neeru Jaiswal University of Delhi
Keywords: Sri Lanka, Identity, Exile, Dissent, Sri Lanka Migration


In this paper, the Sri Lankan context of Sinhalese - Tamil conflict has been used as a foreground to comment upon the idea of dissent, nature of dissent and its repercussions and collateral damage on any existent minority. Discrimination and the creation of differentiation on the basis of that has been explored in this paper. Formation of identity and its crisis would also be analyzed. Migration and exile are other themes have also been investigated.


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Author Biography

Neeru Jaiswal, University of Delhi

Ms. Neeru Jaiswal is an Assistant Professor with the Department of English,  Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi.


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How to Cite
Jaiswal, N. “Minority As a Victim of Dissent”. Contemporary Literary Review India, Vol. 10, no. 4, Jan. 2024, pp. 63-78, https://literaryjournal.in/index.php/clri/article/view/1294.
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