Some intellectuals, especially the left leaning people came out with a peculiar concept of opposing RSS's opinion. Some in their articles said that RSS's version of Bharat Mata is not acceptable. According to them, RSS's version of Bharat Mata is a fair lady wearing a dazzling sari and crown on her head. The average Bharat Mata should also be a black woman and wearing a torn sari (displaying utter poverty). Point is that RSS's Bharat Mata represents the rich class where as Bharta Mata should represent the poor black lady.
I agree that they have a point. One has the right to imagine how one's mother should look. But irrespective of how the mother looks, should one stop saying 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'? Despite one's body colour, the wearing and how she looks, mother is always a mother and one should hail his mother unconditionally.
The problem is when a non-issue is made into a big issue, people sure fault on some steps. For example, Owasis's line of not saying 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' is contradicted when he said that 'Jai Hind' or 'Jai Bharat' is acceptable to him. Technically the meaning of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai',' Jai Hind' or 'Jai Bharat' are the same. Owaisi only exposed on gender discrimination.
There are lots of issues worth worrying. 'Bharat Mata Ki jai' is clearly a non-issue. Not saying this slogan doesn't make one anti-national. But definitely opposing this slogan for no logic proves how shallow their intellect is and how desperate are they to oppose something for the sake of opposition only. I don't say Bharat Mata Ki jai' but I don't oppose anybody for saying it.Hope good sense will prevail on all those who are hell bent upon to bloat up a non-issue. Ideological difference is alright but why to display political and intellect bankruptcy?
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