NEW DELHI: Former Indian Minister Chidambaram blasts Modi Sarkar for dividing India into communal lines instead of rise of economy.
He claimed that the country is deeply polarized and intolerance rose in the recent year.
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He said “2014 was a year of acrimony and I thought 2015 will be a year of acronyms but at the end of 2015, it is a most polarized year.”
He claimed that there is a huge confrontation and urged government to talk with Muslims and minorities .
He claimed that India polarized three times since its independence in 1947, the demolition of Babri Masjid and now.
He claimed that there is great insecurity and apprehension in the country which increased in the last year.
Chidambaram also spoke on the JNU row where a bunch of students allegedly raised anti-India slogans.
He said “What do we understand by a university? The university is not a monastery. We are confused between universities and monasteries. A university is a place, where I, as a student, at my age, has the right to be wrong.”
He also advises PM Modi “A king without a critic fall even if he has no enemies. A king must embrace his critic. A king must listen to his critic. A king must welcome his critic.”