Rigidities And False Glorification Of Past Take Us Nowhere

Media Education News Letter –  2330  
 So whenever a period film is made or a film with historic character comes the castes and communities jump up suggesting their feelings are hurt. Actually, history project in India has become a project of patriotism which must have a golden image of the past. Each communities are fetched with stories of bravery and larger than life images of the characters carefully planted through the built up narratives of ‘caste pride’ of each communities. History, therefore, is not a professional work in India but has turned out to be community folklores. 
Click this link for the report / article by by Vidya Bhushan Rawat .
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