The notion that India has much to offer Europe spiritually but little politically has been prevalent for centuries. However, a history of multiculturalism is incomplete that does not include the Mughal emperor Akbar’s enlightened and inclusive view of society and religion, revived in the Indian constitution of 1950.
Independent writer and curator based in Bombay, India. He writes on Indian contemporary art for leading publications. His weekly column on history, art and politics, ‘Anything That Moves’, appears in Mint Lounge newspaper.