As a progressive Indian American, I am questioning the Indian attitudes, although I cannot generalize it, but I do know most of the active talkative Indians would hate her - they consider that she is shaming India. They rather hide our evilness than be truthful about our ugliness, they rather condemn a woman than condemn the rapist, they rather blame women than fix the men. Bravo Tanushree, we need more women write the truth, and when we start seeing the ugliness in us, we may take the steps to fix our misogynistic men.
There is one paragraph in this article that touched me, it is the idea of building a cohesive societies, and my fears over huge income and lifestyle disparities in India may lead to revolt and revolution, messing up every thing the rich have earned.
"I forgot how fragile and short-lived progress can be if it's not pervasive..... I had read about how in South Africa, post-apartheid, privileged whites had to live on guard all the time as there were mobs around ready to snatch what they had. I wish I could describe my country's behavior away with just this example. Yes, maybe it was some of this -- rising economic disparities and a sectional, segregated liberalization. But rape and violence against women in my country is not just have-nots against haves. It is have-nots against have-nots, haves against haves, men against women, and sometimes women against women."
Prime Minister Modi is not a strong leader when it comes to building social cohesion, he does not understand that we have to have a strong cohesive India to sustain the growth.
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Courtesy Huffington Post