Communalism, সাম্প্রদায়িকতা, সাম্প্রদায়িকবাদ (noun, /kəˈmjuːnəlɪzəm/)

Definition of Communalism

Communalism refers to the belief or ideology that promotes the interests of a particular religious or ethnic group over the well-being of society as a whole. It often leads to division, conflict, and hostility among different communities.

Synonyms of Communalism

Antonyms of Communalism

  • Secularism – ধর্মনিরপেক্ষতা (noun, ধর্মনিরপেক্ষতা অর্থ)
  • Harmony – সাদৃশ্য (noun, সাদৃশ্য অর্থ)
  • Tolerance – সহ্য (noun, সহ্য অর্থ)
  • Unity – ঐক্য (noun, ঐক্য অর্থ)

Origin of Communalism

The term “communalism” originated from the word “communal” which means pertaining to a community or group. It gained prominence during the colonial era in India when religious and ethnic divisions were exploited by the British for their own benefit.

Nearby Words

  • Commune – noun
  • Community – noun
  • Communal – adjective
  • Communality – noun

Communalism in Literature Quotes

  • “Communalism is a poison that has been injected into our system.” – Mahatma Gandhi (সাম্প্রদায়িকতা হ’ল একটি বিষ যা আমাদের সিস্টেমে সরানো হয়েছে।)
  • “Communalism is the greatest threat to our nation’s unity.” – Rabindranath Tagore (সাম্প্রদায়িকতা আমাদের জাতীয় ঐক্যের সর্বাধিক ঝুঁকি।)

Communalism Meaning in Different Languages

  • Bengali: সাম্প্রদায়িকতা
  • Hindi: साम्प्रदायिकता
  • Nepali: साम्प्रदायिकता
  • Urdu: سمپردایے
  • Tamil: சமப்பிராதாயம்
  • Telugu: సాంప్రదాయం
  • Arabic: الطائفية
  • Chinese: 社群主义
  • Japanese: 共同主義
  • Russian: коммунализм

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