Lethargic IITian
Musings of a 20-something lethargic IITian on India and Catholicism.

Monday, December 16, 2002  

Saisuresh Sivaswamy writes on the Gujarat verdict and its implications:

How will the Indian voter, who has so far refused to vote along religious lines, react now? The Gujarat laboratory experiment involves creating a credible local foe, creating a fear/revulsion and then seeking votes on the basis of being the safeguard against such danger. Can such an experiment be replicated successfully in a multi-religious, multi-ethnic nation such as India? What is the price this will exact on India as we know it?

Fable tells us the genie, once released from the confines of its bottle, refuses to go back. The Hindutva genie, first uncorked more than a decade ago, has resurfaced. This time it will not go away in a hurry.

posted by Kensy | 8:01 PM
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Syro-Malabar weddings
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Anti-Conversion Ordinance and the Church stance
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