Should India be divided into Independent states and operate like Europe with all their local identities intact?
Even in our current form of decentralized govt we have ppl asking "Should non Maharashtrians b allowed to show up for railways exam in Maharashtra?" , "Should Karnataka share water w/ Tamil Nadu?" , "Should HIndi speakers be allowed to stay in North East" etc.....and u have guys playing "whose God rocks" on the nation's public property. And when u say Hindi is a national language, u have ENTIRE populations torching trains and buses.
And even leaving those bigger social issues apart, Indians themselves are divided on what it means to be a "good" or a "bad" Indian....among Brahmin Indians, there is a notion that anyone who even touches beef is as traitorous as a Chinese spy. The same holds true to an In ...more