What sort of idiots we are or
what sort of idiots we are made to look like or what sort of idiots we have
been made to be fooled around so easily.
And resultantly and not so
reluctantly we are forced to think about the question and the prospect, time
and again, with an increasing frequency – are we a failed democracy? Are we a
It is because ‘they’ have reduced
the ordinary Indian to a mere living creature whose life doesn't matter; the
living creature, ‘the ordinary Indian’ who doesn't figure anywhere on any
So, sometime, some of us are
killed, sometimes, dozens of us are killed, sometimes, hundreds are us are
killed, and sometimes, thousands of us are killed, but ‘they’ remain
unaffected, shrugging off every big or small disaster as if it was just an
incident in passing and was to be conveniently ignored.
Instead, ‘they’ comfortably prey
upon the developments to further their selfish agenda.
And even if ‘they’ look to come
into some action, it is because ‘they’ see some political points to score in a
And who is this ‘they’ who has
reduced us, the ordinary Indians, to such a state of human ruin?
This ‘they’ is the ‘group’ that
defines itself from among us but places its members in a separate, superior
class, pushing us to the periphery.
It is a ‘they’ that claims to be
our representative only in order to claim the territory that rightfully belongs
to us, the Republic called India.
So, who is this ‘they’?
This ‘they’ is a macrocosm of almost
of the politicians, most of the bureaucrats, many of the business elite working
in collusion with the politicians, the goons and the goons-turned-politicians. Sadly,
the umbrella to cover the realm of ‘they’ is rapidly getting wider.
It is a ‘they’ that was once
dependent on us and is now fast becoming parasitic on us, working day and night
to reduce us to a life of ‘secondary and unwanted citizens’.
‘Their’ brazenness is in full
fervour; is on full display!
And we, the idiots, the common
Indians, are acting and are still poised to act as the mute spectators,
allowing them to further ‘their’ class of superiority at the cost of us.
The ‘enough is enough’ crossed
its limit much ago but why are we acting in small pockets only, something that
is nothing more than ‘not acting at all’ in a country of over a billion?