Does NaMo really want to end VIP racism?

Every Indian is a VIP,” grandiosely announced Prim Minister Modi after the abolition of the abominable ‘lal battis’ and sirens atop vehicles of VVIPs and VIPs from the President, Prime Minister to the chota-mota two-bit neta, babu, inspector do

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