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Dom's Take: Disha a THREAT to the nation?!

February 15, 2021 13:06 IST
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Could a 22-year-old climate change activist be an enemy of the Indian State?

Or has an amenable arm of an increasingly authoritarian regime once again discovered a vulnerable young Indian who it can arrest and imprison on charges unlikely to withstand the careful scrutiny of the judiciary?

The notion that Disha Ravi could be an instrument to overthrow a government ruled by the most powerful prime minister this great nation has seen since Indira Gandhi must appear to be a scene conceived by practitioners of the political threatre of the absurd.

Dominic Xavier offers his take on Disha's shocking arrest and wonders how the young woman could be a threat to our mighty Republic as claimed by the police.

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