This re-naming fever is about soft warfare, cultural politics.
Mahesh Sharma’s utterances about Muslims, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and other matters are not casual off-the-cuff remarks; they have to be seen in the context of the guidance provided by the RSS to the government
As recently as April 2015, the government told Parliament that 1975 guidelines did not allow the names of existing roads to be changed.
The promised liberation from ‘1000 years of slavery’ remains a war-cry to fool the gullible. But those who have some idea of medieval India know that it was not a particularly repulsive place to inhabit.