Politicians and bed fellows

Ronald Reagan once said Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

Liberalist parties in india have been accusing the hardliners of being against minorities. The congress party which is in power in India has now curiously avoided persecuting the BJP party during whose reign the Godhra riots occured. Now there is a new commission report (Nanavati commision) which has damning reports of the Congress Party’s hand in the Sikh massacre of 1984.

It will be nice if the parties get off their secular and non secular bandwagon and try the simple theory that if you commit murder, you should be prosecuted.

So now both the ruling party and the largest opposition party have been implicated in having a direct or indirect hand in two of the worst riots in the country. Testing and troubling times for the world’s largest democracy …..