Gurgaon municipal councillor Nisha Singh, who was badly beaten up by the police and arrested on Friday, was formerly a senior manager with Google (and Siemens earlier), holding an MBA from the London School of Business and an engineering degree from the University of Mumbai.
She gave up her lucrative career to enter public life in India as a councillor and an AAP volunteer. If this is how the intelligentsia is going to be treated in India how can the country hope to draw bright minds into public life?
The Haryana Urban Development Authority is on a demolition drive in Gurgaon, triggering protests in the city followed by violent police action. Ms Nisha Singh was capturing the police brutality on video which was when she was attacked and arrested. She suffered
Ms Nisha Singh was capturing the police brutality on video which was when she was attacked and arrested. She suffered spine and head injuries in the police action.
A BJP government is in place in Haryana.
The BJP’s two primary goals for India:
- Do whatever it takes to destroy the AAP
- Enable PM Narendra Modi to fulfil his tourism mission
And Indians think their future lies ONLY with Mr Modi! That by itself is an insult for a nation of 1.2 billion people.
My earlier post on BJP’s one year in power — India in Good Hands but Will Modi Avoid Playing Politics
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