There we go again

Tamil film screenings disrupted in Bangalore

Step 1. Find a random, preferably soft target to represent whatever it is that you disagree with
Steo 2. Smash, stone, hit, kill, main, burn.

What a wonderful way to voice one’s protest, and to gain the moral upper hand. The word “Vedike”, in the Bangalore context, is rapidly deteriorating into meaning “thugs”. Unfortunately it will get coverage in the print and electronic media, and without being the voice of the real Bangalorean (which is a far more sober, friendly and sane voice), will end adding some smear on our city’s face.

A lot of good men continue to stay silent, and the noisy, shrill fringe gets a bolder voice. Once again.

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