The media is meant to report the truth, but the structure and vested interests of the Indian press have stopped that from happening.
A year after Narendra Modi’s Skill India initiative was introduced, the country remains far from capitalising on its demographic dividend.
As a society, we should be ashamed that year after year, farmers beg for a decent livelihood and are forced to take their lives.
The Modi government’s ideal for India is built at the cost of our collective conscience, furthering oppressing the already marginalised.
To ensure the promise of India is accorded to all her people, it is imperative to pay heed to Gandhi’s insistence on a socio-political revolution to affect an organic transformation in India’s social consciousness and to Ambedkar’s faith in the State as a means to guarantee not only equality of opportunity but also of outcome.