Secularism is the single most important component of Indian Society. It guides Indian Foreign Policy: Secularism guides our foreign policy: PM - Indian Express It decides the the most powerful Person of India: MP: Secular votes must halt communal Modi | Arab News â€” Saudi Arabia News, Middle East News, Opinion, Economy and more. It unites the nation: Need secularism that unites nation: Modi - Hindustan Times If Secularism is the single most decisive factor of India and her fate, then Indian Public needs to know WHAT is this thing called Secularism? Why does India need Secularism? Secularism is a European Ideology formed as a Solution for the prevalent circumstances existing in Dark Age Europe. Take the separation of church and state - a foundation of the modern secular world, and a core of the political philosophy that atheists should favour above all else. It was, simply, a Christian idea. Source The same set of conditions do not/never exist/existed in India as Indian society functions in an altogether different framework of Dharma. Why does India need the Abrahamic Ideology of Secularism? What benefits does Secularism, a word inserted by unconstitutional means in 1976 Emergency by Congress in the Constitution of India have to offer to India over the Dharmic way of life existing in India for thousands of years? This thread is not to discuss What do you understand by Secularism, but What ACTUALLY is Secularism?