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That Tree Still Shakes Delhi…

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It is 2014 now. Two years since I wrote this blog. 30 years since the most infamous tree shook Delhi…
The fight is on…


Circa 1984.

“Some riots took place in the country following the murder of Indiraji. We know the people were very angry and for a few days it seemed that India had been shaken. But, when a might tree falls, it is only natural that the earth around it does shake a little.”

 – Rajeev Gandhi; 19 November 1984

Circa 2005.

“I have no hesitation in apologizing not only to the Sikh community but the whole Indian nation because what took place is the negotiation of the concept of nationhood, as enshrined in our Constitution. On behalf of our government, on behalf of the entire people of this country, I bow my head in shame that such a thing took place.”

– Dr. Manmohan Singh; 11 August 2005

It is 2012 now.

That same tree continues to haunt the streets of Delhi and no apology from anyone whatsoever has helped the cause of…

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Written by RRGwrites

November 1, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Posted in Life

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