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What Is This 'New India' That BJP Speaks of? A Wire Opinion Piece
M | 21/05/2022 07:17 PM | Click to read full article
Many of us have wondered what our ruling class means by the phrase ‘New India’. Is the ‘new’ relative or absolute? How new is new? And what are we expected to do with the old India many of us have grown up in? Is there nothing worth reclaiming?
What will we do with our political languages, our music, our films, our constitution, our art, our modern Urdu poetry, our freedom struggle, and above all our political proprieties and civilities? These questions continue to haunt us.