Author: Idrees Kanth

Idrees Kanth is a Fellow in History at the Asian Modernities and Traditions (AMT) research profile at Leiden University, The Netherlands

March 12, 2016 /

the national/anti-national debate has some relevance to it only when the informed Indian citizenry, and particularly its progressive opinion makers, learn to be sensitive to the plight of its oppressed people; learn to treat the Dalits and other marginal communities with dignity, not as favour, but as their genuine human right; accept the Indian Muslims as a people, who do not always need to put up a ‘progressive’ stance; and allow the Kashmiris their legitimate right to determine their political future,