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BJP painting the ‘greatness’ of Atal using his ashes

Atal Bihari Vajpayee did nothing that his party BJP or the media have found worth listing. In fact, many of his decisions left the backward classes, minorities, SCs, STs and the workers worse off. Akhil Niranjan explains  

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018): Protagonist of capitalist Brahmanism

Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to exploit Atal Bihar Vajpayee’s death like the Devas exploited Dadhichi’s. Vajpayee’s ashes have been collected in 4,000 pots and elaborate programmes are being held across the country for emptying them into rivers. The party is trying to paint the former prime minister as a great man. However, the truth is that he has done nothing for which he should be remembered. On the contrary, he may be remembered for many of his decisions that affected lives adversely.

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About The Author

Alakh Niranjan

Alakh Niranjan is a Dalit commentator who writes regularly for various newspapers and magazines. He is the author of 'Nahi Raha ki Koj mein: Dalit Chintak' (Penguin)

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