It is an irony. The number of followers and admirers of Nathuram Godse, the killer of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, is on the rise.
In the just-concluded urban civic body elections in Tamil Nadu, one candidate who won stands out. She is Uma Anandan, who has won from Ward 134, West Mambalam, in Chennai.
One of the prime reasons for the glorification of Godse seems to be the failure to promote Gandhian ideals and principles
The land of non-violence is fast becoming a land of violence and hatred with fundamentalists on the rise in every religion
In times of trouble, it alone will ensure a sure future for society
We train children to be skilled, competent and knowledgeable, but not human and humane
It is a barbaric act and not in sync with civilised society anywhere. No violence can be justified; no murder can be rectified; death penalty, however, is not the answer
It is disastrous to have role models who make history stand on its head, act as autocrats and pose as the sole answer to people’s problems
The government indulges in selectively destroying institutions and monuments that do not suit its narrow ideology