India has reinvented both patriotism and nationalism by infusing them with the republican spirit
The prime minister’s comments during his Independence Day address comes in the context of several divisive rows in the preceding months over issues that have raised communal temperatures
“How long do we have to seek global certificates? We need to set our own standards. We don’t need to look like others,” Modi said.
The points of friction lay in defining Indian identity or grasping the so-called idea of India