These distressing scenes are unfolding in India’s capital today while the powerful neighbour is celebrating its republic day. It is a sordid tale of the distress of the common people being ignored by the corridors of power. It is also a chilling reminder to the politicians back home that they need to rediscover their conscience and act in public interest instead of clinging solely to the canker of selfish-interest. If that does not happen, then democracy is only tyranny in a new bottle.
Police unable to manage protests. Riotous scenes in India’s capital city.
Protestors UNFURL religious flag atop India’s Red Fort, where the Indian PM had unfurled the Indian Flag.