As the world’s attention is riveted on the ‘largest protest in history’ that is being played out on the streets leading to the political Capital of India, there is a churning happening. Indian democracy is being severely tested. Political parties are forced to take a clear stand. The ‘sentinel on the qui vive’ and protector of the Indian Constitution – the Supreme Court of India – is on trial. And it is as if all of us, the so-called civil society members, religious and the Church are being interrogated and challenged. This is clearly a moment of reckoning, a conscience call for each of us.Login to read more
The author is the Director of ‘Xavier Institute of Social Research’ (XISR), Nashik, Maharashtra.