​The Indian Liberal and the Fine Art Of Whataboutery.

The Indian Liberal and the Fine Art Of Whataboutery:

Over 7000 Indian villages electrified since 2014.
‘But but but what about the #JNU student’s rights to shout ‘Bharat Tere Tukde Honge, Insha Allah, Insha Alla?’



Train stations look markedly cleaner. The coaches are cleaned by professional house-keeping staff, you can get house-keeping on demand by sending a SMS.
‘But but but, what about Barkha Dutt’s craving for tundey kebab?
Ministers ensure prompt response and redressal to the complaints of ordinary Indians, both in and outside India.
But but but, what about the right of butchers in UP to slaughter animals illegally?’

For the first time in 18 years, India ranks as less corrupt than China in the annual corruption survey by global watchdog Transparency International. It has jumped a whopping ten places.
‘But but but, what about that stone thrown by a drunk man on the church in Haryana 18 months ago?’



23.4 km of Highways are being built every single day, over 300% increase from the measly 5.2 ams of roads built every day in 2012-13.
But but but, what about that one case of a brother n sister detained by the ‘anti-Romeo squad’ in UP?’



6 million loans worth 38,000 Crores were disbursed through Mudra bank and 190 million people brought under the purview of banking under the Jan Dhan Yojana.
But but but what about the government servant’s right to eat paan and spit in govt offices?’



PM Ujjwala Yojna has provided LPG connections to over 2 Crore poor & rural women, changing their lives. 
‘But but but, what about 2002??’


Post courtesy: Shefali Vaidya (Facebook).

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