20 September, 2020

More Pages From Dantewada

Despite its lack of nuance and its errors of judgement, Arundhati’s essay served a purpose. We need more such writing.

More Pages From Dantewada

The appalling massacre on April 6 of 76 security personnel by Naxal rebels in Chattisgarh has quite naturally generated a lot of media heat.  Unfortunately, and in keeping with the celebrity syndrome to which so many of our political conversations fall prey, much of the noise – especially on the internet – has focused on Arundhati Roy’s recent “embedded” piece from the Dantewada frontlines. Running the gamut from Talveen Singh to



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