"The middle class has been steadily fed with images of its importance in a rising India.... To be confronted (now) with the yawning gap between its claim to power and the reality of its powerlessness is a surefire recipe for release of pent-up rage."
Sudhir Kakar Author and Psychoanalyst
"Rang de Basanti captures ordinary people’s outrage at an inept polity, and the tremendous middle-class response to the Jessica case is part of that same spirit.If there’s no justice for Jessica, what hope is there for ordinary folk?"
"I heard a senior police officer was present at that party where Jessica Lall was killed and he did the disappearing trick. I hope this sends out a message to top cops in Mumbai who attend Page Three parties, filmi parties, builders’ parties."