The Ghanchi community is not seen as a backward caste by Gujaratis and it became a backward class, or OBC, only in 1999 under Atal Behari Vajpayee. And so, for many Gujaratis, the word ’neech' will not be an automatic link to caste abuse for the PM.
Rahul has become the 49th president of the Party, which is not only out of power at the center, but also passing through a survival crisis. It could even lose Gujarat elections where he is campaigning.
Make in India, Swachch Bharat, Demonetisation, Surgical Strike, Bullet Train, Start Up India, GST: are these all part of something grand and whole? Or are they individual parts with no meaning attached to them?
Bollywood’s culture of silence sends a subtle message to struggling actresses – “we suffered it, so you gotta suffer it too. If you make it out successful, one day you can pretend to care about the problem.”