So, will ‘Make In India’ be successful? It could very well be if the central and state machineries combine to pass laws which takes away farmers’ land, leaving them landless and thus forcing them to become labourers; it could be successful if they weaken labour laws to the point that the Indian labour becomes sitting ducks for any company aided by FDI to walk in and exploit them to the hilt. Yes, it could be ‘successful’. But is that a win for us?
The ban culture in India has just cost its first life: an elderly Muslim was killed in just on the rumors of eating beef. The Ban culture is on the rise ever since the Hindu-supermacist BJP has come to power in the country. Here are some musical and satirical takes on the ban culture which expose the absurdity of such bans: