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First, PM Modi refers to protesters’ clothes. Now, senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya says poha-eaters are Bangladeshis. The obsessions and misconceptions of BJP leaders with what people wear or eat is now beyond bizarre. India-Bangladesh ties have already been hit by termites and onions. Poha can only spread more poison.

There’s no shame in women fighting for rights. CM Adityanath remark betrays his chauvinism

Yogi Adityanath’s jibe about women sitting in protest on the streets against the citizenship law while men stay home betrays deep chauvinism. Women breaking restrictions to fight for rights is a matter of celebration, not ‘shame’. It shows up the political hollowness of his earlier pronouncements on triple talaq victims.

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  1. We the people feel proud having brothers like you who don’t fear with government to Express the truth. These are political people who spread hatred in the society. The time has come to defeat such dividing force. Want to ride on Vijay rath by using filthy language rather thinking about vital problems our country is facing from economy to employment. Salute u my brother.

  2. No longer Bangladesh alone. Nepal has offered to mediate between India and Pakistan, promised to be neutral and impartial, has referred to itself as an independent country in the region, which would like SAARC to succeed. So many traditional friendships under strain.

  3. Kapil Sharma went to the extent of calling the Delhi state election a war between India and Pakistan, causing a somnolent ECI to intervene. It is only a matter of time before such open, crass religious bigotry and prejudice begin to revolt ordinary, decent Indians. Polarisation per se is not welcome to many / most Indians and when they join the dots and figure that it is being offered in lieu of all the good things that were promised to them, there will be an electoral price.

  4. Muslim women, often behind a purdah, conservative, are even less outgoing than their Hindu sisters. For them to have taken the initiative to protest, in biting cold, in public spaces, with their children next to them, is an extraordinarily heartening sign of civic consciousness. UP Police has not covered itself in glory, confiscating blankets, biscuits, water from them, in one video clip even using physical force against them at night. Nowhere else in India have peaceful CAA protestors faced the wrath of police – with 27 official deaths, beating / starvation of children in custody – as in CM Ajay Bisht’s UP. He is acting on his promise, Badla lenge.

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