Advertisement
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021
Outlook.com

All We Hear Is Monologue

Any attempt to imprint homogeneity on India’s immense variegation will be disastrous.

All We Hear Is Monologue
All We Hear Is Monologue
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53

The government suffers from trust deficit, dia­logue deficit and team deficit. The prime minister should realise that India is not Gujarat multiplied by 29. Any attempt to imprint homogeneity on India’s immense variegation in polity, economics, cultures and ways of life will be disastrous.

The BJP government as envisioned by the RSS rests on a tripod: governance, transparency and Hindutva. Not much has happened on any count. They are making compromises based on half-truths or convenient truths. The PDP-BJP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, the land acquisition bill—these are the glaring examples.

The government and the party both still seem to be in election mode. If Modi cannot run the government, he should serve as an apprentice to someone senior. He shouldn’t act in undue haste. Chawal ko jaldi utaar den to kaccha rah jata hai, aur dubara pakayen to jal jata hai (If you take the pot off the fire too early, the rice remains uncooked; and if you try to reheat it, the rice will get burnt).

Unfortunately, everybody has been made...

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

Global Hunger Index 2021: What It Means For India?

India has slipped to 101st position from last year’s 94th position

Lynching, Chopping Off Hand Was 'Punishment' For 'Desecrating' Holy Book: Nihang

Lynching, Chopping Off Hand Was 'Punishment' For 'Desecrating' Holy Book: Nihang

A man wearing the blue robes of the Sikhs’ Nihang order appeared before the media, claiming that he had 'punished' the victim for 'desecrating' a holy book.

Dhoni's CSK Blow Away KKR To Win 4th IPL Crown

Dhoni's CSK Blow Away KKR To Win 4th IPL Crown

Chennai Super Kings defended their 192/3 as Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a batting collapse after a solid start to lose by 27 runs.

Army Says Poonch Operation Is On

Army Says Poonch Operation Is On

The Army has said a counter-terrorist operation is in progress in the area of Nar Khas forest in Mendhar, Poonch district, since the evening of October 14.

Advertisement