The Politics of Digital Divide with Special Reference to India

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It is generally believed that technology is an apolitical concept. Technology is the same for all humans and the same will happen with ICTs in the information age. But when we analyze deeply, we find that it is not so. Statistics and experiences make it clear that neither everyone has equal access to ICTs, nor does everyone has the same ability to use them, nor does everyone has equal control over it.Hence, ICTs is not an apolitical concept. Hence Integration of ICTs in all aspects of human lives have brought some positive changes and has also raised some concerns. The present paper examines and analyses one such concern of digital divide in reference of India

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