At a time when the world’s largest democracy marches forward under the leadership of a new government, expectations are high and patience is low. The change of leadership has yet to show its impact on the rising atrocities against a certain gender and a certain race.
While one part of the globe is witnessing warring countries, another part is witnessing war of a different kind. Rife with increasing cases of rape and racial discrimination. India is at war with itself.
We celebrate our 68th Independence Day on 15th August, 2014.
What are we celebrating for? We were freed from one tyrant only to be ruled by another. Only difference – the present day villain resides in the minds and therefore harder to banish.
An introspection is in order. Urgently.
For a nation that aspires to be a superpower one day, issues such as these will simply hold us down. A lot needs to be done. Wake up countrymen…
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.