Power corrupts and the absolute power corrupts absolutely. This corruption doesn't lead to naked economic or nepotistic extremities but it encompasses insensitivity, inhumanity that border on cruelty also of human beings.
"In August, 1947, when, after three hundred years in India, the British finally left, the subcontinent was partitioned into two independent nation states: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Immediately, there began one of the greatest migrations in human history, as millions of Muslims trekked to West and East Pakistan (the latter now known as Bangladesh) while millions of Hindus and Sikhs headed in the opposite direction. Many hundreds of thousands never made it.
I think this Urdu couplet belongs to Sahir Ludhianvi: 'Duniya ne tajarbaat -o- hawadis ke shakl men, jo kuch mujhe diya hai so louta raha hoo main.' In the form of experience and incidents whatever the world has conferred upon me, I'm paying it back.
In the context of Amit Shah's Onam related Tweets, if I were to reproduce the polite language President Obama used after ignoring Philippine President Dutret's now infamous howler about Obamas' parents, I would say - 'BJP president Amit Shah is 'a colorful man.'