The politics of novelist Amitav Ghosh


Amitav Ghosh
Amitav Ghosh

After Amartya Sen, author Amitav Ghosh says his vote won’t go to Narendra Modi of BJP, potentially India’s next Prime Minister (CNN IBN)

After Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, yet another intellectual has come out strongly against Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Acclaimed author and Padma Shri awardee Amitav Ghosh said that for him, Modi remains someone culpable for the Gujarat riots of 2002.

Amitav Ghosh further said that the Gujarat Chief Minister will not get his vote. Speaking to CNN-IBN’s Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, he also said that the politics of Hindu nationalism is destroying Hindu religion.

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