8)Some sort of Republic of Inhospitality

India Republic Day -- Since India celebrates Republic Time and the chests of a lot of Indians swell with pride at the thought of our immens e diversity and imagined navy prowess it is well to reflect on what kind of Republic the particular has become. A republican sort of government is not merely one in which the head of state is not a hereditary monarch; rather the modern republic engraves the idea that sovereignty resides from the people and that the will of the people as expressed through their representatives is supreme. What exactly has however been important to the idea of the republic everywhere is the notion of inclusiveness. In this respect the stories that have been coming out of India in recent times tell a tale that is chilling to the bones a tale which will leaves behind a stench which no amount of sloganeering with regards to Swachh Bharat or even something more than a symbolic wielding with the broom can eradicate. In the event that inclusiveness is the touchstone o