Friday, December 07, 2007

An old one

Here's an old post that I wanted to share. It somehow ended up in my draft box, so I thought I would post it now.

Delhi's been getting a lot of bad press lately with the sealings of commercial establishments in non-commercial zones, the way the Delhi Police handled the situation and the riots. Sunil Sethi writes about the rise of anger and hatred in the city.
An excerpt:
I have seldom seen the city gripped by such a prolonged series of panic attacks -- not even in its worst moments of crisis such as the anti-Sikh riots that erupted after the Indira Gandhi assassination. People are worried about their homes, their work places, their livelihoods, their future; the uncertainty has added up to a trauma seemingly without end.

Read the full article here in Rediff.

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