Will Delhi be the BJP’s Waterloo?
“Modi has become the PM because of the unity of Hindus. To maintain their majority, every Hindu family should produce 10 kids.” “No skirts as uniform for school girls any more; no jeans and mobile phones for girls; and item girls in films should be branded as prostitutes.” “Disabled people are God’s mistake.” And a message to the Khans of Bollywood: “Convert if you love your wives” – This is just a sampling of pronouncements from the BJP and its supporters at various levels since coming to power.
If everything described above isn’t enough, these days, sycophants are arbitrarily appointed to positions of power. “Modi, my action hero,” says new Censor Board chief. How can we be serious about such individuals being sincere custodians of art, culture, and cinema?
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