FREE INDIA: I BURNT YOUR HOUSE BECAUSE YOU BURNT MINE

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Today is India’s 69th Republic Day.

69 years ago we gave ourselves the Constitution and swore to abide by it as honest, progressive and peace-loving citizens. 69 years hence we are doing everything but that.

We are now a nation that not only endures but covertly even encourages religious bigotry, self-righteous vandalism, myopic sexism and ruthless rioting. Certain sections of our citizens have learnt that the Constitution is actually a toothless tiger. Worse still, some of our countrymen believe that it exists only so that it may allow them the freedom to engage in vandalizing properties, killing their own countrymen, abusing each other’s religious sentiments, violating our men, women and children and terrorizing their own brethren over trivialities like a movie!

This anger in my writing is a reaction towards the fringe mob attack on a school bus which was conveying children to their homes. The mob was protesting the release of…

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10 thoughts on “FREE INDIA: I BURNT YOUR HOUSE BECAUSE YOU BURNT MINE

  1. Really very serious concern it is
    Didi you have written nicely , every unfortunate incident and possibility of accident is really matter of discussion.
    Donno where people are going on ? What they are planning to do
    But yes , they are gonna destroy our nation’s toughly earned respect and pride .
    This is really shameful .
    Everyone should take care about other’s rights too .

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    • It is indeed a shameful act. All we can do now is hope that the future won’t show us any such digressions of humanity and that we’ll learn to respect freedom the way it should be respected. Thanks for reading 😊 🙏

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  2. Pradita! It was so shocking to see those Karni Sena idiots given a free reign and cowards attacking children. Have you seen what their Chief said? Will not listen to the Supreme Court. I mean, it’s so shameful and you have rightfully sent a strong message on bigots doing what they want and political power turning a blind eye. Or someone like Madhu Kistwar putting fake news on Twitter on some so-called Muslims arrested for torching the school bus. She has always advocated hatred by lying blatantly

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