International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 305

Full Length Research Paper

Christian religion and social development: A sociological study of Meerut

Abhimanyu Kumar1* and Anshu Taunk2
Department of Legal Study, C. C. S. University Meerut, India. G. S. College, Parikshitgarh Meerut, India.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 26 January 2010
  •  Published: 30 April 2010

Abstract

 

This paper is based on the primary data collected from the respondents of Meerut District of Uttar Pradesh a State situated in India. All these respondents were randomly selected. The data was collected through an interview schedule in an unbiased manner. The sample included 150 respondents which were randomly drawn from Meerut city, which has a concentration of both religious sects respectively. Primary data was collected through above stated statistical method and religion affiliation has been measured in terms of degree of religiosity, social development and the level of achievement. The data of objective and subjective variables are formulated. The main purpose of the study was to know the social development of two sects of Christian religion residing in Meerut City of Uttar Pradesh in order to know that where is lacuna/drawback and where it can be removed and how it can be removed by taking various steps either by social organizations or by the government in this respect so that this religion could fully uplifted in the Indian society of today.

 

Key words: Religion, level of education, occupation mobility social development, education, political participation.