This mirrors what we’ve been instructed for six years by voices within the BJP, together with the prime minister’s, that “dissent” is integral to democracy, however anybody who truly dissents is both charged with sedition, jailed with out bail or vilified in public. All our checks and balances particularly the judicial course of seems to have fallen in with this BJP line of thought.
As with Muslims for the previous six years, with Dalits, with ladies, with dissenters, the present goal – farmers and particularly Sikh farmers – at the moment are being subjected to the identical multi-pronged assault. The place obvious assist is nothing however one other type of assault.
Proper now, whatever the violence unleased on them by numerous police forces, regardless of the sustained abuse from a BJP propagandist media, regardless of the BJP’s complicated messages, the farmers have solely grown stronger and extra adamant that their calls for are met.
Like Mahatma Gandhi, India’s farmers have remained steadfast, agency and peaceable regardless of the big provocation. This authorities, a part of the ideology that assassinated Gandhi, just isn’t probably to offer in. This isn’t their methodology. They know no grace and because it appears clear, they haven’t any respect for knowledge both.