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JNU Crisis: Countering Violent ‘Nationalism' With Common Sense And Humanity

I voted for the BJP in the 2014 elections, but the nearly two years since have been distressing and a bit guilt-ridden. The way the government (man)handled the JNU incident was the last straw -- I could no longer bear the guilt and posted a public apology on Facebook for voting for the BJP. Little did I know that such a personal, heartfelt opinion would be converted into an issue of national and moral importance by hyper-nationalists. I was abused and shamed for two days...