August 14, 2011citizenshipconstitutionalismgovernanceliberal nationalismPublic Policyrule of law

Three thoughts on Independence Day

New mantras for a new India It’s been a tradition on this blog to post three thoughts for quiet contemplation on Independence and Republic days. Today, there’s a song to go with them.

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

Hum Hindustani (1960). Music: Usha Khanna, Lyrics: Prem Dhawan, Singer: Mukesh


The three thoughts: A mantra for the alternative; who says nationalism must be intolerant and what is wrong with asking women to learn martial arts. The three thought archive: Three thoughts on on Republic Day 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005; and on Independence Day 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.

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