'All majoritarian groups feel emboldened. Many fascist groups in the nation desire to suppress free thought and expression. Thiruchencode has become a laboratory. What happens here will affect writers across the nation.'
Soul searching? Hardly. The "emergency protocol" that some news channels rolled out in a hurry is just a pithy reconstruction of a code that the government itself had put together two years ago. Why the hysteria then? And why the hurried embrace now?