Prashant Bhushan is beaten up for saying that “there should be a plebiscite held in Kashmir”. Even if it disgusts you, watch the video:
These youths are not alone. We all know chest-thumping nationalists who love Kashmir so dearly that they’d kill anyone for it. They are part of the problem why Kashmir will remain a controversial topic — for as long as I can see ahead.
On that note, have I mentioned that patriotism is bullshit? Well it’s really nationalism that is bullshit but few can differentiate between the two. Only the wise have the ability to be both patriotic and intelligent critics. For the rest of us, it is in everyone’s interest to be a good critic first and only after we have perfected that, a patriot.