State of despair1 min read . Updated: 27 Aug 2017, 11:16 PM IST
Political parties of all hues should share the blame for legitimizing cult leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh
The wave of violence unleashed after the arrest of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh last week once again revealed the weak foundations of modern constitutional democracy in India. The ability of a cult to bring two states, Haryana and Punjab, to a standstill after a court verdict went against its leader is an example of contempt for the rule of law in Indian society.
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