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Hindutva’s Desperate Attempt to Use Bhagat Singh Against Love


"Love always elevates the character of man. It never lowers him, wrote the young revolutionary in a letter to his comrade in 1929."

Come Valentine’s Day, and the Hindutva brigade – comprising organisations such as the Bajrang Dal, Hindu Vahini Sena, Shiv Sena etc –  start gearing up to unleash violence on young couples. In the past few years, hooliganism has marked this day in every big city and town. The main reason for this is the Hindutva brigade’s view that Valentine’s Day is against “our culture and tradition”. However, this vicious campaign is not limited to ‘tradition’. Fresh efforts are being made by these organisations to stop Valentine’s Day celebrations by conducting an orchestrated propaganda linking Valentine’s Day with revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh’s martyrdom day. It is well known that when it comes to twisting facts, appropriating icons of India’s freedom move…


Last post on revealing Bihar's ailing conditions of its premier government (PMCH, Patna) hospital is an established fact and reality. Yesterday Government of India's planning body, NITI AAYOG led by Amitabh Kant released annual report on performance of Indian states in Healthcare. The healthcare index was for year (2015-2016). According to this report, Kerala is among the best performers whereas in bottom three states, Bihar is considered as worst performer in terms of healthcare. Here are the report-.

Above pictures show apathetic behavior of Government of Bihar towards basic need of its people i.,e. healthcare. Chart 6 clearly shows the unspend status of state’s healthcare budget. The health budget for Bih…