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Why We Should Fear A Hindu Rashtra: A Counter-Argument

In all the complexity in understanding how the Hindu culture is perceived, the question remains, “Is Indian culture simply synonymous to Hindu culture?”

Why We Should Fear A Hindu Rashtra: A Counter-Argument
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2018-05-24T18:59:59+05:30

Here we want to re-iterate this core question: “Is there any chance the evil lies within us?” In seeking for answers, one will find the importance of introspection and hence her own agency in the times when the state is highly anxious about the power of introspection and the effect on its subjects.

Bura jo dekhan main chali
Buramilanahi koi
Man jo khojaaapna
Mujhseburana koi

-Kabir

Translation:

I went into the world to search for evil
But I couldn’t find it in anyone
When I searched within my-self
There was no bigger evil than me.

-Translated by Aditi

(Misria is a researcher and Aditi is a member of the faculty at Jindal Global School)

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