INDIAN…a hypothetical term?!?

Well am writing after a long time…

Coz nothing really inspired or pissed me that urged me to take out time to write about..
It’s like we are getting immune to the “THINGS” happening around us..
Let me clear Immune, not Ignorant!
The purpose of writing is quite obvious and mainstrean, as you may interpret it. I just was a part of a debate show, talking about ‘Are we really Indians?’… ‘ARE WE?????’
It made me laugh for a while. Like seriously??
If after 67 years of Independence, we are still asking this question, we really need a hie-five on our face with a bat!
So going back to the debate…It made me realise that no one here is an Indian. INDIAN is a Hypothetical term. People are still clinched to the feeling of caste, creed, colour, race and other such divisions. I am a Brahmin, I am a Dalit, I am a Women (oppressed), I am metropolitan….But then who the fuck is an Indian?
It’s funny when you think…
‘Unity in Diversity’…a thing on which other countries look upon to India, is a thing we still trying to figure out. We just understand the Diversity part of it and frivoulosly ignore the Unity part. People today, still belong to a community rather than a country. Patriotism is a notion confined to those 52 seconds of national anthem. You stand still, hum the anthem and then get back to the bullshit we are doing. And lemme tell you half the people standing still might not even know why we are doing it!!
Today we have created a patriotic bubble. A bubble filled with people yelling Vande Mataram and Inqalab Zindabad on every petty fights and then on top of that we have those social media revolutionaries trying to teach the so called Gyaan  sitting comfortably on a cushion, making keyboard noise…And people trying to escape this bubble are labeled as DESHDROHIS…And this is what results in deaths of liberal revolutionaries like Kalburgi, Dabholkar, Pansare and many others…
But let’s not just nag  about things. Atleast today people are moving towards the ‘Make in India’…but now it’s time to move towards ‘Make in Indian’!!!!
And as the great Rabindranath Tagore once has famously said,
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls;
Where words come out from the depth of truth;
Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection:
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit;
Where the mind is lead forward by thee into ever-widening thought and action–
Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake.
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