Indian Constitution: Riot Police and Ruling Government
indian constitution: In effect exercising the very democratic right guaranteed to them by the Indian Constitution, according to Rabble. Yet, while these protests have already turned increasingly violent with many reported to have died at the hands of riot police, there is a general expectation that the apathy directed towards India's minorities that has long characterized this ruling government is likely to continue in the absence of any serious condemnation, especially from the rest of the democratic free world'. Hence, while Prime Minister Modi's BJP led government steadily erodes India's democratic ideals in favor of a more populist' brand of politics, one can't help but note how this very statement has come to read as a catch-all byline that is applicable to almost any part of the world now. In a direct challenge to the ruling BJP government's inspired vision of the Sangh Parivar, protestors across major cities such as Lucknow, Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Assam have taken to the streets in defense of what has in principle remained a secular democracy. Be it in Trump's America, Putin's Russia, Erdogan's Turkey, Johnson's Britain or Bolsanaro's Brazil, the rise of such populist' leaders themselves represent perhaps one of the most troubling impediments to a such a so called free' world. Yet, what this illusory triumph masks is how each of the above mentioned leaders, including Narendra Modi, have simply perfected the age-old art of political demagoguery. For the ardent supporters of these leaders, the very fact that their support is part of the majoritarian cause stands as the ultimate triumph of democracy through the unfettered will of the people constituting these states. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.