Secular votes are now compatible with polarisation including riots, as long as you keep the casualty numbers low. And AAP is no less culpable than Modi in promoting this new, invisible version of communalism.
Reminds me of the late Stanley Tambiah’s book Leveling Crowds
Some beautiful vocal work by Kumari Aboobacker.
From the website: One of the last remaining singers who can still sing songs from the Tamil Islamic literature in the Carnatic style.
"Songs have gone out of fashion
in the deep trenches of war
here the lullaby
is a sudden bullet."
- Feroz Ahmed-ud-Din-Blue Song: Bangladesh 1971
Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal seeks to create awareness about the Indian Constitution through ‘Samvidhaan’
I want to see more of his films, but they are hard to come by in the US.