POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Apr 09, 2009 AT 03:55 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 09, 2009 03:55 IST

Mukul Kesavan in The Telegraph:

A pogrom is the first step in the Gujarat model. The object of the pogrom is polarization, specifically the consolidation of a Hindu majority. The third ‘P’ in this grim sequence is political victory at the polls. What we’ve seen in the last week in Orissa is the BJP’s political establishment explicitly owning this strategy. The long history of rivalry and tension between the largely Hindu Kandhas and the largely Christian Panos has been brought to fever pitch by the violence

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POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Apr 09, 2009 AT 03:55 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 09, 2009 03:55 IST
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9/D-144
Apr 10, 2009
08:42 PM
not surprising that mukul is getting the stick.Lets not forget the maoists claimed responsibility for the swamis murder.U just cant blame somebody and start a pogorm
drharun
chennai, India
8/D-132
Apr 10, 2009
01:26 PM
Hindus are very unique indeed.They are only community which indulge in active criticism of themselves.Mukul Kesavan,keep up the good work!
AJM
Cochin, India
7/D-122
Apr 09, 2009
11:05 PM
everybody is busy balming hindus for everything which happen because hindus donot vote enbloc.Gujrat riots happen after Godhra,kandhmal happens after broaddaylight killing of 90yr old sadhu,after babri nobody counts how many temples these Muslim destryoed.I appeal to all hindus to join togehter otherwise again mughals will come and bucter hindus or convert them or loot and rape hindus.At least now hindus donot let history repeat again,this time in place of mughals (babur,jhangesh,aurangjb) taliban is coming ,get up tie ur laces and kick this 60 yrs of rule by one family out.
Jai hind
virendra kumar
New Delhi, India
6/D-118
Apr 09, 2009
07:58 PM
same strategy was first tried and successfully implemented by the muslim parties in kashmir. in 1998 they drove 250,000 hindus out of kashmir and won the next elections. where were you then mr kesavan?
namo4
London, United Kingdom
5/D-113
Apr 09, 2009
06:31 PM
Mukul kesavan has lost his marble
Rahul
Delhi, India
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