Institutions

Corrosive agenda at work

Print edition : June 12, 2015

Bharatiya Janata Party workers taking out a procession in Jaipur in May 2013 against corruption under the Congress regime. Photo: Rohit Jain Paras

Visitors at an exhibition at the National Museum in New Delhi in December 2014. Photo: S. Subramanium

Y. Sudershan Rao, Chairman, Indian Council of Historical Research. Photo: B. VELANKANNI RAJ

Shailesh Gandhi, former Central Information Commissioner. Photo: NAGARA GOPAL

Romila Thapar, the distinguished historian. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

Parvin Sinclair, who resigned as Director of the NCERT last October.

Over the past year, the government has successfully undermined important cultural institutions through ideological favouritism in key appointments and anti-corruption bodies through sheer neglect, belying all expectations of the BJP emerging as a modern right-wing party.
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