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The Right Stand: Intolerance Debate

Jul 25, 2019 11:36 AM IST India India

Political fight erupts after 49 celebrities including filmmakers Shyam Benegal, Aparna Sen and historian Ramchandra Guha petitioned PM Modi over incidents of lynching in the country. Re-igniting the intolerance debate, the letter stated that the phrase 'Jai Shri Ram' has been reduced to a 'provocative war cry'. The BJP dismissed the charge saying that those who signed the letter are known Modi baiters. Tonight on The Right stand, Anand Narasimhan asks, is the concern genuine or motivated?