Lt Gen Muhammad Masood Aslam
In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.
The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved.
In the short term, the strikes had great propaganda value that can be used for political gains, and stirring nationalistic fervour.
That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.