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Nationalism and our Martyrs - Part 2

There's so many people talking about, and so much of media attention towards one stupid guy who blabbered something and kept to his ego.

People and media equally reacted in the name of nationalism!

Excuse me but there was someone who was dragged out and beaten to death and his son beaten to pulp, all for just eating beef in this country!

It's an old story now but has there been any action taken about this? People who were associated with this incident were arrested as well. But is that the end of it? People in some parts of this country are still reluctant to say the word 'beef'!

It's pathetic that one cannot eat something of his choice in this supposed-to-be-free and independent country without getting threatened for life.

My beloved border-men, you're not protecting the borders of India but the borders of a democratic, republic and secular India, but unfortunately this is what's happening in this country that you're giving away your lives for.

And so…

Nationalism and our Martyrs!

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There's been a lot of 'Nationalist' propaganda doing the rounds recently like never before. Indians who have realised their nationalism previously only when there was an India Vs Pakistan cricket match live on TV have begun to talk a lot about nationalistic fervour and pride, thanks to Kanhaiya Kumar and the lot. Jai Hind!

My only question is that is this the Indo-Pak (read as Hindu Vs Muslim, or UPA Vs UDF) match blown up in a big way or are we 'Indians' really so nationalistic?

I saw a post of Rahul Gandhi's Degree Certificate from the Cambridge University doing the rounds in FB with some ridiculous comments. But does at least our Education Minister (Smriti Irani) has such a degree certificate, or at least a degree certificate to show us, forget the other top ranked ministers?

Now, I'm not a Congress or a BJP or an AAP supporter. I punched NOTA in the last election and will continue to do so until I see someone who's truly worthy enough as a candidat…