Socialogist Prof. Dipankar Gupta re-conceptualises Indian citizenship, rooting it strongly in equality at a basic level, wider than a political righ to vote in a democracy. In this 30-minute interview held during the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), Prof. Gupta evocatively argues for equality "not in terms of ends, but in terms of beginnings’’.
Eminent Indian and international thinkers shared their varied views on the present wave of change in India's political climate. A report on the six ‘Democracy Dialogues’ sessions at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
The passion for change in the new political climate of India emerged as the central theme of discussion among a prestigious panel of authors and speakers at a session in the 7th Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) sponsored by The Hindu Centre.