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In the name of faith

Print edition : October 04, 2013

Asaram Bapu being brought to Jodhpur in Rajasthan on September 1 after his arrest a few hours earlier in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on the charge of sexual assault on a minor. Photo: REUTERS

Asaram Bapu’s alleged sexual assault on a young girl offers an opportunity to throw light on India’s superstition industry and lift the veil on the state-temple-corporate complex.
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