The video from Manipur that has shaken the nation is also a wake-up call. That it doesn’t take much for a soft, seemingly harmless bigotry to turn into something reprehensible
One of the deeply unsettling things about the video from Manipur that has shaken the nation and drawn unanimous condemnation, is that a mob can commit such atrocities in broad daylight in 2023; that differences between communities can take such a heinous form. The state and central governments need to take the strongest set of actions to punish such depravity and also to end such violence.
Views expressed above are the author’s own.
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