Democratic Sudents Union, Jawaharlal Nehru University
October 16, 2010
Notwithstanding the party in power, the colour of Indian state is saffron: The Babri Masjid verdict once again proves that!
The Babri Masjid Verdict most certainly stands as yet another brazen vindication of the communal, fascist, and Hindu majoritarian nature of the Indian state. What is more dangerous however is the way every ruling class party in this country is justifying and trying to ‘normalize’ this rabidly communal verdict and in effect its pre-history. Duly assisted by the corporate media, these parliamentary parties are trying to hide the fascist ramifications of this judgment.
The judgment not only blatantly denied justice to the Muslims by vesting 2/3 land of the Babri Masjid to the Hindus but also dangerously upheld faith of the dominant upper caste HRam templeindu community. The verdict after all reasserts the fact that Muslims are second class citizens in this country, who should remain contented with the “generosity” shown by the judiciary in vesting just one-third of the land, which wholly belongs to them otherwise. Continue reading