Category: Social Messages

Thoughts and Cartoons with a Social Message

Cartoon on sufferings of Army Jawan

It all started with a video going viral about Inferior quality food served to soldiers, made by a jawan.. then video on how jawans were made to do house work of seniors and now CRPF jawans being heckled by Kashmiri commoners returning from bypoll duties.

cartoon on sufferings of Indian armed forces

Will the Real Bhaqt Please Stand Up ?

This is not the usual ‘silent’ UPA govt which was popular to condemn and condemn strictly and condemn only when Pak would kill Indian jawans. It is disappointing to notice that the nationalist govt under the leadership of PM Modi is yet to take any stern action favouring the army jawans who risk their lives to save the nation from enemies.

This is the least expected from BJP govt. The nation which has been supporting the party and PM Modi may have had questions too on mind when such videos surfaced previously. Soon there were news the army jawan who complained about food quality was detained and tortured by BSF. Conspiracy theories cannot be denied behind all these allegations but at the same time there is no smoke without fire.

We may be supporting any political party in the nation but when it comes to the armed forces we should stand united in their favour because it is they who are doing the ‘tough’ job of ensuring we breathe in free air. Not including likes of Omar Khalid, Kanhaiya Kumar or Gurmeher as they have declared they still need azadi.

Seeking answers on these topics one should not fear that his / her bhaqt status would or should be questioned. Bhaqts are pro-nation and so is the army and so a bhaqt has a bigger responsibility to question the welfare of another set of bhaqts standing on LOC.

A lot of us may have heard our PM Modi making a pledge to citizens to stand up in respect of Indian army wherever we get to see them. Felt good ! He made so much sense. Like me, I am sure, many would have started standing in respect and thanking the army jawans when they get to see them around.

Is standing in respect of army when we see them, is all ?

But is that all ? Who will address their concerns ? Who will stand by them when they have issues ? Bollywood movies have shown many a times, that a soldier is not expected to crib about situations. A popular dialogue from the movie ‘Prahar’ of Nana Pateker – ” Mushkil Waqt. Cammando Saqt. ” made me feel it is so much different to be in the armed forces than to lead a common citizen’s life. Now I guess, I know the difference. We can shout when in pain. If they do it will be considered violation of code of conduct of army, I presume.

Do rectify me, if you feel, I am wrong somewhere.

 

Cartoon on Racists and Fanatics attacking Humanity

Human beings are indeed animals and no matter how much we behave self-tamed the ‘wild’ inside shows up at frequent intervals.

Logic, common sense and humanity face brutal attacks and deaths quite frequently, all around the globe.  We are animals ready to attack not only out of fear but unlike most of other animals, also to showcase supremacy.

A few days back, an Indian techie from Hyderabad was shot dead in America as the shooter considered him ‘ threat’ to America because of his skin colour.

We Indians felt bad and insecure.

Few days after, we did the same. Few African students were attacked by separate mobs after the death of a teenager in Noida allegedly due to drug over doze.  Few  Nigerians caught for drug-peddling in the past became the reason all Africans became  soft target of the angry mob which considered every Nigerian was to be held responsible for drug-peddling.

Cartoon on racial attacks in world,

Basically, it was same response. Stereotypical ! White attacking Brown in the USA and Brown attacking Black in India. Attack out of fear and/or myth of supremacy.

By the time, we came in terms with racist attacks, a mob  of cow vigilantes decided to take law in hand, attacking “alleged” cow-smugglers and killing one of them.   

cartoon on Cow vigilantes kill alleged cow smuggler in Alwar, Rajasthan

Again, faith was held responsible for the act of showcasing supremacy and/ or the act of fear.

 

Sickular Vs Bhaqt | Making Of Bhaqt ?

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Since the invasion of Modi on Delhi as the PM the nation seems to be divided into two major clans : Bhaqts and Sickulars. And looks like nobody likes you to stay anywhere between. Be it the Sickulars aka the anti-Modi clan or the Bhaqts aka the pro-Modi clan, none allows you to stay in this political “no clan’s land”.

The sickulars, as the bhaqts have named them, have suddenly started feeling that India needs yet another freedom fight and yet another Gandhi ( reincarnated as Mr Sniff Kejriwal or the new “Red” boy Kanhaiya. Some see Gandhi in Rahul as well).

On the other side, the bhaqts, as the sickulars have named them, feel the Messiah of Bharat, has finally made it to the throne and that now India will become super power in another 3 years or so.

Well!! Everyone has the rights to chose a hero or two. We Indians are no less. We need superheroes as much the entire world needs. So be it !! Choose Modi or Kanhaiya or Kejriwal or even MSG or Salman. Who cares ??

With the Modi govt taking some strange and rarely taken “strikes” before and their debatable outcomes (short term, you may argue ), the sickulars are  getting the breather zone. And being sickular would mean you cannot even doubt about the philosophy that Modi is Hitler. That Modi is killing democracy. He is anti-minority and for sure anti-muslim. He lies about everything. He is the second name to destruction. Muslims and other minorities are being harassed for being so. And yes, the nation has been captured by him and his army of Bhaqts, Senas, Dals and RSS. Also, the note-ban was some moronic step for no reason and/or to help Amabani and Adani wash their black money to white. Surgical strikes on Pakistani land was a self made story by the Messiah and his men.

Will someone tell these guys, the sickulars in particular, that they are yet anther clan like the bhaqts. Like the bhaqts who cannot take any criticism of  Messiah Modi, even the sickulars have closed their eyes and have considered themselves captives of the Messiah seeking freedom for Kashmir, themselves and may be life. 😀 😀 😀

As much one blames Arnab Goswami of talking pro-nation and BJP only should he/she also not blame Barkha Dutt and likes for show-casing Kanhaiya Kumar as a hero and Hardik Patel as rebel ?

The Bhaqts and Sickulars. Please play your clash of clans amongst yourselves and let monkeys eat bananas and dogs bark at strangers. Let some be themselves.

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