I thought #Misbehavior (with Anybody), was an offence. But no. Only Now has it become so. That too Only with #Tourists, so the TV informs me, and that too, Only in Rajasthan! …Ready to #Spit, everybody? Bec I am.
Fellows, Go After those having High security. More Challenging, ofcourse, but More Satisfying too, no?
A few days ago a Bangle seller was thrashed by a small crowd of men. Problem: He is a Muslim. Immediately following the incident the TV channels had said that they had demanded to know Why he, a Muslim, had entered a hindu neighbourhood for his sales. …Now the Victim has been Arrested by our ‘glorious’ police, on charges made by a 6 yo girl, conveniently called a ‘minor’ (FULL of connotations, You see!), – that he had touched her ‘Inappropriately’ – on the cheek(!), this in India.
They say a ‘6 yo’ girl testified, saying the bangle seller touched her on her cheek in an ‘in’appropriate way. How do You touch a child on her cheek in an ‘in’appropriate way? Eagerly waiting to see how quickly the ‘courts’ see this.
कहा जा रहा है कि चूड़ी वाला उस ‘६’ साल की बच्ची को गालों पर ‘गलत’ तरीके से छुआ. १. ६ साल की बच्ची को गलत और सही ‘टच’ का उतना अच्छा ज्ञान है? २. ६ साल की बच्ची को गाल पर कैसे गलत तरीके से छुआ जा सकता है?…बड़ी उत्सुकता से प्रतीक्षा कर रहा हूँ कि ‘कोर्ट्स’ इस पॉइंट को कितनी जल्दी पकड़ती हैं.
This post starts with the Olympics, but Ends with the Erosion of Democracy in India.
It all began thus: In the following graphic it is said that the Sports minister of India had chanted something like Shoot the bughers. …The words are – Goli maaro saalon ko. Goli here means a bullet; and in conjunction with the next word means shoot. A Sala is actually a brother-in-law, but here, as is often, used as a derogatory word.
The meme goes on to say, that the minister, who speaks of bullets, had Failed to supply World Class Guns to the Indian Olympic Shooters, due to which they failed.
This had appeared in Facebook, and I had shared it with the words: Joote maro saalon ko, mimicking the above, and meaning ‘Beat them with Slippers.’
A Google search indeed bears out that the minister had definitely chanted, and as it had been in front of a Mike, had Incited the crowd to violence.
…modi, the bjp in general, and the minister have tried to gain credit for the achievements of India’s Olympians. But the Reality is Very Dirty. …Today I saw, in the social media, that Gold medalist Javelin thrower’s coach, a German, had slammed the Indian gorement of Failing to provide these Athletes with a Proper Diet.
Going back, Facebook and other platforms being Infested with the bjp, my post was taken down, deemed Violent!
A very Union minister of India can chant ‘Shoot them,’ and that is not violent. I, a Common Citizen, saying, in such cases, ‘Beat them with Slippers’ is Violence.