Today, 26th January is being celebrated all over India as Republic Day, the day on which in 1950 the Indian Constitution was promulgated and India declared a Republic.
I don’t wish to horrify or scare anyone, but my guess is that about 135 million Indians will perish in the coming mighty historical struggle, which may last 10-15 years or more, and will culminate in setting up of a political and social order under which India rapidly industrializes, and our people get a high standard of living and enjoy decent lives, with proper jobs, adequate incomes, nutritious food, proper healthcare, and good education, etc.
Tomorrow, 23rd January is the birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, and many persons who call him ‘Netaji’ and regard him as a hero and liberator of India will celebrate it. I regret to say, however, that I cannot, since I regard Bose as objectively an agent of the fascist Japanese imperialists.
The ongoing Indian farmers’ agitation can be likened to the Chinese Long March. Like the latter, it will face many obstacles, witness many twists and turns, and even retreats and splits, but eventually is bound to emerge triumphant, leading to the creation of a political and social order under which India rapidly industrializes and prospers, and its people get decent lives.
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Justice Markandey Katju- Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own. Former CJI Lodha had called the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) a ‘caged parrot’, since, like a parrot, it would repeat whatever the government said, instead of acting […]