Readers of this humble blog may know that I write off and on for the Lokrajsangathan web-site. Recently it carried an article by me on The Crisis of Human Rights in India. An excerpt from this article reads:
``The issue of Human Rights violation is a particular point of crisis in this system, where the so-called checks and balances of the system are in utter disarray and failure. In order for this state to rise to the fore as an example of `democracy' instituted so kindly by the British colonialists and to accept international acceptability is a problem that the ruling circles in India need to contend with...''