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Who are the real custodians of the Constitution?

December 19, 2019 13:07 IST

Narendra Damodardas Modi, our self-proclaimed Pradhan Sevak, and his able lieutenant Amit Anilchandra Shah never tire of declaring that the Constitution of India is the only Holy Book they revere.

Ironically, it is the Constitution that protesters all over the Republic have held up to demonstrate why they are opposed to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which they declare violates the tenets of the Holy Book which the Gujarati gents running the affairs of the Indian State swear by.

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Delhi police's brutal assault on students at the Jamia Millia university library on Sunday, December 15, a shameful act that will not be forgotten for a long, long, time.

Illustration: Uttam Ghosh