For the past few days, Aurangabad, the great historic city, is burning. According to reports, the reason is communal violence. Violence has killed 2 people. Many are injured. Public property has been destroyed. The Internet has been shut off. This is exam period and there is a hindrance to taking exams, which means a waste of precious time. Small vendors couldn’t work, which means no earning for them. And most importantly, there is continuous fear in the mind of people living in the city.
So, who are ultimate sufferers of this riot?
The answer is the common man.
No political party is suffering. They are the ultimate winner because they are able to polarise society for there own benefit and win seats in the election.
Riot is a political weapon to gain support. The country is in the election mode for the next one year, so they will use this option regularly. For that, they can use everything including religion and caste. As said by Karl Marx, “Religion is the opium of masses.”
Be aware of this technique and take care.