My salutations to Inspector Govilkar for his bravery, but his comment is bizarre. I thought we were a legitimate democracy anyway, why do we have to prove it by hanging a terrorist we captured alive?
If we were a legitimate democracy, the law would have been as speedy in bringing justice to the Samjhauta Express bombers as it has been in Ajmal Kasab's case.
If we were a legitimate democracy, we'd not force down a nuclear energy plant down the throats of an unwilling populace in Koodankulam.
If we were a legitimate democracy we wouldn't impose the Indian flag on millions of people in Kashmir [ Images ] and the north-east with the help of military jackboots.
If we were a legitimate democracy we wouldn't take away the land of farmers and tribals for a pittance and hand them over to corporates.
And we won't arrest people for condemning a general strike and liking a Facebook status update.
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