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Is The Balbanization of Indian Polity And Society Acceptable in 21st Century?

The recent political drama and the relatively unprecedented preceding mainstream Indian English media-hype involving elevation of Narendra Modi the current Gujarat CM (known to be autocratic in style and allegedly held responsible for the Post-Godhra communal riots of 2002 involving massacre of hundreds of innocent people, mostly muslims besides a few non-muslims, polarizing the Gujarati society along Hindu-Muslim fault-line)as the chief campaigner of the BJP for 2014 Lok Sabha elections at the expense of other equally or more capable peers and senior leaders like the party patriach LK Advani, Jaswant Singh, Yashwant Sinha, Sushma Swaraj, Raman Singh, Shivraj Chauhan, Arun Jaitley, Ananth Kumar and Nitin Gadkari has thrown up an interesting question worth exploring – Is the Balbanization of Indian Polity and society acceptable in 21st century?In an age when the whole world is become an integrated whole by virtue of means of instant communication like the internet leading to greater fr…