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Ram bhakt Gopal

JAMIA FIRING : The constitutional institutions have to stand up and show some spine to protect India

A terrorist fires at the peaceful protesters in Delhi as police watch silently, injuring a student from Jamia Millia Islamia. Protests have been organised all over the country to mark the martyrdom of Gandhi who was murdered by Pandit Nathu Ram Godse, the first terrorist of independent India. We might differ with Gandhi on his various approaches and need not to agree but none can deny his pivotal role in the freedom of our country and uniting people against hatred. Today, the sympathisers of Godse are in power but they can’t ‘disown’ Gandhi and the reasons are obvious. They can’t even claim to be a Godsewaallah except for the some Hindu Mahasabha ‘warriors’ who don’t believe in our Republic and celebrate Gandhi’s murder as their victory and denigrate Gandhi and hold him responsible for India’s partition. No action has ever been taken against any of these ‘deshbhakts’ who refuse to celebrate our Republic day and openly eulogising Godse. Even BJP’s spokespersons have not condemned Godse act. Whatever they do, it is a reality that the murder of Gandhi made him immortal and more relevant. What is happening today is serious and has the blessings of the ruling leaders in Delhi. Demonise the dissenters or protesters, intimidate them, vilify them, find a link, provoke them to say something, show your ‘bahaduri’ in the presence of police by abusing and accusing the people protesting. There was a time when journalists used to be part of the protests. They would report more of the people’s side and their issues. Today, they have become part of state propaganda and ‘original’ fake-news agents. Now, they don’t report but they incite violence, create false narrative and victimise the victims. Look at the events in Delhi. Today when the young man who fired at unarmed protesters, the Republic TV reporter was live reporting that anti CAA protesters brandishing guns and firing. If anyone call these liars as news channels then I can only laugh at them. Calling them journalist is a disgrace. It will happen. Media today is just distorting information and on war with people. A…