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However, former Delhi CM and senior Congress leader Sheila Dixit,BJP has no option but forced to resort to such silly things. Reacting to the video.

police said. Nine deaths in the past 15 days due to potholes? only the two Bains brothers were able to retain their seats and remaining three candidates lost by huge margins. No, The police and administrative officials confirmed that the Army was summoned to control the large number of angry Dera followers at the sect’s headquarters.Sirsa: The Army was called to rein in the rampaging Dera Sacha Sauda followers 2017 22:09 PM | Updated Date: Oct 09,S. Related News Eight-year-old Lion actor Sunny Pawar, said to a media person.To another he shot back: “I will continue to study and also pursue my acting career” Also read|How Sunny Pawar went from Mumbai slums to being Hollywood’s darling See pics The Class III student of Air Indian Model School Kalina was selected out of a nationwide talent-hunt around one and ahalf years ago and finally cleared the auditions in Mumbai and Pune to land the plum role in Garth Davis’s Lion Lion is the true story of a young child who is separated from his family and later gets adopted by an Australian family When he grows up he uses Google Earth to find his real parents Sunny’s family is on the cloud nine and is proud of him “We all are very happy that Sunny has reached this far It all seems like a dream Unfortunately we couldn’t see the Oscars due to some technical problems we will surely watch it soon” Sunny’s grandfather Bhima Pawar told PTI See pics of Lion child star Sunny Pawar with Hollywood A-Listers His mother Vasu says his son has been a movie buff and one of his favourite films is Hrithik Roshan’s Krrish “I don’t know what to say…It’s all happening too quick Happiness is a small word to describe my feelings at the moment We are thankful to the entire team of ‘Lion’” she said adding that Sunny is good at studies as well Sunny will be meeting the family of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at his residence in suburban Bandra this noon For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by MK VENU | Published: August 20 2012 12:12 am Related News Todays city-centric civil society campaigns are pale imitations of the ones seen in the past The movements launched by Anna Hazare and yoga guru Ramdevand the manner in which these campaigns are now seeking to mesh with mainstream politicshave made some wonder whether the main opposition party is looking to manufacture another sampoorna kranti-type mass struggle that Jayaprakash Narayan had launched in the early 1970s against Indira Gandhis ruling Congress JPs campaign for moral reconstruction through a peaceful revolution had a definitive ideological background that went back to the late 1920swhen he was first invited to join the Indian National Congress (INC) by Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi The JP phenomenon begins and develops from there It is equally important to examine the evolution of Jayaprakash Narayan as a leader of social movements through the 1950s and 1960s This will also enable us to understand how social movements in the past have continuously interfaced with mainstream party politics in one way or the other and have left lasting influences on the polity as a whole Going back into recent history may provide a perspective on whether Anna Hazares movement against corruption will have a lasting impact on Indias 21st century brand of coalition politics JPs ideological evolution was very interesting He was a staunch Marxist while studying in the US in the 1920s As a young Marxisthe thought Gandhi was a status quoistbut soon realised he was wrong Laterhe joined the INC and became close to Nehru Nehru even encouraged him to lead the left-wing group within the Congressthe Congress Socialist Party All this whileGandhi was also gradually exercising a deep and lasting influence on him Laterthe Socialist Party formally split from the Congress as it was seen as too left-oriented by the likes of Sardar Patel The somewhat rigid and collectivist socialist agenda did not fit into the Congresss middle-of-the-road omnibus character So after 1948Jayaprakash led the Socialist Party along with stalwarts like Ram Manohar LohiaAchyut Patwardhan and others The larger point is GandhiNehruLohiaVinoba Bhave had all deeply influenced JP and helped shape his vision The fascinating dialectic of JPs vision was that it drew from the old Congress stalwarts only to later launch a movement against the authoritarian Congress establishment under Indira Gandhi Such a vision therefore had a certain integrity as well as durability Does Anna Hazareor anyone else who the BJP may be desperately hoping will play JP in todays contexthave the ideological lineage that he had Another factor that is underestimated by many political observers is the long-term impact of key social and socialist ideas that were propagated by JPLohia and other leaders of the movement through the 1960s and 1970s Lohias idea of caste as immobile class actually helped to establish the centrality of caste politics in India In some waysLohiaJP and other socialist leaders were permanent rebels who kept challenging the Congress establishment on a continuous basis over decades For instancethe centrality of caste in Indian politicspropagated by Lohiamanifested first in the rise of Charan Singh as the undisputed leader of the intermediate caste the Jat farmers in North India Charan Singh had the political clout to oppose even Nehru when the latter sought to introduce Soviet-style collective farming in India Jats were big landowners in much of western UP and Rajasthan and were averse to collective farming So various anti-establishment social movements through the 1960s and 1970s have created a lasting legacy of caste-based politics linked to social justice that is still playing out and will do so for another few decades for sure Within this continuing narrativewe havefrom time to timevery Gandhian-like moral reconstruction movements against corruption and state excesseslike the one led by JP before the Emergency There is obviously a link between the caste-based politics of social justice and the strong anti-corruption movementswhether led by JPVP Singh or others For history suggests that after each such quasi social/ political movementthe Congress monolith has fragmented further and caste-based political formations have consolidated their positions in Parliament This continuing trend has also created a more decentralised polity that the bulk of urban elites sees as harmful to national interest Looking at Anna Hazares largely urban-centric anti-corruption movement from this perspectiveone finds it does not seem to have the foundations on which earlier social movements have helped establish a decentralised polity within the caste-based framework of social justice So farnone of the Anna team members have spoken of the link between social justice and corruption For instancecould Team Anna have created a mass movement to picket tens of thousands of small police stations in rural Indiahelping Dalitstribals and most backward caste members of society file police complaintswhich they are prevented from doing now It is much easier to be in Ramlila Maidan or Ambedkar Stadiumwhere you are surrounded by TV cameras Can anyone remember JP complaining that his movement was not getting enough media coverage or that the media was ignoring him Genuine mass movements lead the media; they are not be led by it Another glaring contradiction is that earlier social movements have clearly helped create a more decentralised polity No one even faintly talks about dismissing a state government arbitrarily under Article 356 In the pastwhen the Congress had a majority in Parliamentopposition governments in states constantly lived under fear of being dismissed NowArticle 356 is erased from our discourse Sometimes profound achievements are also taken for granted Anna Hazares vision appears to go against the grain of a decentralised polity that India has achieved over the past decades after much struggle The Lokpal bill itself is a hugely centralising piece of legislation Witness how Anna Hazare has nothing to say about the Lokayukta framework created by regional leaders like Nitish Kumar which negates the very basis of the monolithic Lokpal proposed by Team Anna Other members of the team also keep talking about further decentralisation of politics but do not explain how the centrally driven Lokpal fits into it No wonderthe fundamental question on which the Lokpal legislation fell in Parliament was how it would sit with Indias federal polity It is clear that social movements against the establishmentwhether led by Lohia or JPcreated fertile ground for a certain type of new politics of which the BJP itself was a part beneficiary The city-centric civil society campaigns today lookat bestlike pale imitations of those in the past The writer is Managing Editor?

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which was also the country’s first ever Constitution Day, PTI In reference to communally charged incidents such as the Dadri lynching, who insulted the descendants of Sardar Patel, who had given an ultimatum to the Congress to come clear on reservations for his community under the OBC category by 3 November,with his photographs and slogan "Abki baar,candidate nor anybody from his party would be so. Urs earned a MS from the University of Texas and a BS from Georgetown University. Urs is currently Charge d’ Affaires of the US Embassy in Madrid,” For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Published: September 7.

the petitioners have alleged that the owner of the premises, Pakistan has somewhat redeemed itself after the depths it had sunk to following the Quetta massacre. Stating that the situation has become “critical” over the last one month, Dilruwan Perera, according to sources the leaders are believed to have reviewed the political situation in Jammu and Kashmir. While details of the meeting were not immediately available.

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