Bio-control! That is what Foucault said that the capitalist State was establishing over citizens. Religions had been doing it from time immemorial. But the State that overthrew feudalism came back with power through capitalism and colonization. It took over from religion control of the body of citizens.
Shit, shit, shit! Oh shit everywhere! It has not hit the walls. It has splashed and splattered all over, on the face, on the hands and on the bodies of Dalits who are paid to clean others' shit with their bare hands.
It is a good thing to happen. Normally it does not happen among human beings unless there is a serious crisis. But in Tumkur, Karnataka the spontaneous gathering of 7000 Dalits and other poors was not a manifestation of any crisis. It speaks for the way our people have transformed themselves together with REDS and Booshakthi Kendra over the past three decades.
Peacocks! I am sure you have seen them. But I wonder if you have seen them in their glory unfurling their colorful feathers in excitement and in an apparent endeavor to show off to their counterparts. Clouds hovering over them provide the necessary ambiance.