Where is the India I grew up in?

Firoze Hirjikaka

This article is not so much a complaint as a cry of anguish. What is happening to the Bombay, nay India, I grew up in?  As I witness the rising intolerance, tacitly encouraged by the government, both at national and state levels; as I watch the majority systematically attempting to dominate and even ignore minorities, without a thought to the latter’s aspirations and mounting frustrations; as I lament over the inexorable stripping away of our constitutional rights of free speech and freedom of expression in the spurious name of pseudo nationalism, I can only watch in helpless horror the deterioration of the nation’s core values and ethics.   Continue reading

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