Author: Srimati Ghosh

National Integration is Just Rhetoric for the BJP?
Opinion

National Integration is Just Rhetoric for the BJP?

“Bharat ke tukde tak...”, for months now every student who has asked for affordable quality education and employment with dignity have been accused of aspiring to break up India by Sambit Mahapatra on noisy television shows. We have been promptly called anti-national and when some of us fainted in the long ATM queues during demonetization, we were told that the army stood inspiration for us in Siachen and we had no right to chicken out simply because all our life-savings were in danger. Aside from the fact that the army then came out to talk of its hardships, that despite the huge claims of expenditure on defence the army is buying its own uniform, if one looks closely at the various allies the BJP has garnered over the last few years in its bid to wipe out any opposition governments of th