Would a Prime Minister muster the courage to condemn the communal calls for Muslim genocide made by noted saints and seers who have over the years become self-appointed custodians and spokesperson of Sanatan Dharma?
Will Modi ji offend them by asking for a public apology as at the first instance he too is responsible for stoking communal flames as for his affiliation, association and endorsement of RSS’s schemes and policies towards the minorities laced with bigotry, chauvinism and xenophobia disreputing their moral, ethical and legal claims as citizens of the country who are first amongst equals?
It is with this hype Modi conducts and connects with his audience largely drawn from upper-middle and urban middle classes affirming their faith in his leadership ensuring the social and cultural regeneration of India’s glorious past which for the right is in itself an achievement to be accomplished.
It is with this reason and rationality that Modi assesses and persuades public opinion with gentleness and generosity giving him the edge over his rivals.
A 3-day “Dharma Sansad“ was organised in Haridwar from 17–19 December by Yati Narsinghanand in Haridwar. Hate speech and calls for genocide against minorities were heard there.
Here’s a summary of all that has been said and done since… https://t.co/UyX0my0RgU
— Youth Ki Awaaz (@YouthKiAwaaz) December 28, 2021
But being a constitutional head of the state it is his prerogative to condemn remarks made by non-state actors and individuals fomenting tussles and troubles between communities potentially polarising the majority in the favour of BJP immensely profiting from such arrangements.
From Aurangzeb to Shivaji, Shamshaan to Kabristan, PM has said it all not once or twice but whenever he has got the occasion and opportunity to say and speak what otherwise he wouldn’t have approved as for ideological considerations and electoral compulsions primarily making the task tougher, trying and testing.
Reaching the finish line is better than being at the bottom.