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There is no doubt that police have acted very reasonably in the states which are not ruled by the BJP or NDA. It clearly indicates that police highhandedness on protesters is not really the making of their own but of the ruling parties in the states and centre.
These protests have given a clarion message to political parties that India’s youth is not ready to face any discriminatory law and attempt to create divisions among us will be protested.
The police assault on Jamia Millia Islamia University Campus is unwarranted as it has itself said that students were not involved in the violent protests. The students have a right to protest and peaceful protest are part of our democratic right.
If India and the Indian people are to be saved from the Fascism or an emerging Hindu Rashtra of the Hindutva forces like BJP, RSS, VHP, ABVP, etc, there is the greatest need today to form a strong, united front of all democratic and secular forces
It is not difficult to understand that it is the first step in the direction of bringing in a more monstrous law for scrutinizing citizenship of all existing Indian citizens
Restoration of Democracy : It is not clear when the economy or education will return to normalcy but the most serious damage that the government has done is to politics.
Muslims have paid huge price of the corrupt leadership in major part of the world which took the benefit of religion to justify their act.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill is in pursuit of the Sangh ‘s congenital hatred for Muslims. The Sar Sangh Chalak Hedgewar had declared way back in 1925 at its inception that its purpose was not to join the national movement against the British,
We all are ‘shocked’ over the celebrations of the joy on the custodial killings of four rape accused in Rangareddy district of Telangana.
The author visited Ayodhya one month after the demolition of Babri mosque by the RSS/Shiv Sena/BJP cadres. It presented a picture of carnage, devastation, criminal participation of the Indian State in it but also underlining of the fact that secularism was not dead in Ayodhya.
The proposed Citizenship amendment bill is an assault on the Constitution of India which never based our citizenship on our religious or caste identities.
The seriousness of our Parliamentarian was that there were not many people to discuss this. Indian law makers must come out of these lynch mob ideas and encourage the gender audit of our laws.
The fact is, burning is not new to this country. Women are burnt for not bringing dowry. They are burnt for not able to bear a son. RSS Pramukh Mohan Bhagwat said that ‘men’ have to be taught about respecting women.
The heart of Brahmanical Odisha is Puri and its famous Jagannathan temple where the temple openly propagate division among communities.
Without strengthening and involving women in our movements we can’t build a strong Bahujan movement as espoused by Jotiba Phule. For anyone to understand Joti Ba Phule, it is the pre-essential quality that change begins from home.