This has already done a lot of damage to Kerala’s reputation but the worst is probably yet to come. But people do dislike the narrow mindedness and backstabbing culture of the people in Kerala. The behaviour of Kerala government and those of its intellectuals and party cadres is going to do lasting damage to the nation’s response to any future calamities. “I don’t understand why there is hatred towards all Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Chenda (drums). The Marxist government is doing great disservice by playing partisan politics and giving free reign to those who indulge in caste hatred and anti-national activities. One of the leaders even asked if Malayalis have two horns. 7. Mark my words, the national conversation is going to get ugly and Kerala government and a section of its polity and intellectuals are to solely blame for this. State apathy leaves Kerala’s Kasargod dependent on Karnataka for medical care amid Covid-19 During the Covid-19 crisis, Kasargod’s dependence on Mangaluru and Udupi for medical care has been badly hit as Karnataka refuses to open its borders. The worst behaviour was from the Kerala government headed by Mr Vijayan. This money can be easily secured from the centre which, as I have said before, has shown no indication that it will decline further assistance. Now, why can he borrow something extra to cover this Rs 700 crore! Defence Ministry's list of shortlisted participants(tableaux) for Republic Day Parade 2020. pic.twitter.com/adKiUabpxQ. If they are trying to strengthen their party in the state, whatever little support that have will also be lost if this is the case,” Balan said. ... And once again, the replies are filled with Hate towards Kerala… There are so many factors that contribute to this hate. — Thomas Isaac (@drthomasisaac) December 16, 2020 However so full of hatred are the left liberals toward BJP, that they gave up their logic and reasoning just to attack him. What stops any other opposition state from raising similar type of demands and play partisan politics if they think it is going to get them substantial attention and money? A Thousand Cranes for India: Reclaiming Plurality amid Hatred; Edited by Pallavi Aiyar, Seagull Books, ₹499 nahla.nainar@thehindu.co.in You have reached your limit for free articles this month. The problem is not in asking for aid. "This is discriminatory. Now, one wonders why he is so insistent on this. It stated that it received 32 tableau proposals from states and union territories and 24 from central ministries and departments. 398 votes, 43 comments. Kerala’s Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan has since strongly denounced Gandhi’s statements as inflammatory and derogatory. Highest gold consumption in the country Source. That was reprehensible and bad. Anti-Indian sentiment or Indophobia refers to negative feelings and hatred towards India, Indians, and Indian culture. The final number would depend on surveys of damaged areas and actual analysis of the extent of damage. The theme proposed by the state for its tableau was the state’s art and architecture, which would comprise the traditional art forms of Theyyam and Kalamandala. A migrant worker from Kerala committed suicide in Chennai, apparently unable to return to his native place, following the lockdown restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19. Anyone with an aesthetic sense and who loves nature will not be able to do this,” he added. Kerala is the only state to pass a resolution in the state Assembly against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A journalist wondered whether PMO was figuring out whether his own people deserve funds when foreign governments were helping everybody. I don’t know whether this is true. Seconly, extra money can also be found from the Kerala state budget which is about Rs 1.26 lakh crore. "We had proposed a beautiful theme in the background of backwaters. Gallery. Dec 17, 2020. India News: Republic TV owner Arnab Goswami’s Hindi news channel in Britain, Republic Bharat, has been fined £20,000 by the UK's broadcasting regulator for promot So, there is no reason to believe that the state will be alone in fighting this debacle. Being a malayali who lived outside Kerala for 10years, I am eligible to answer this question. A writer wrote a long opinion piece about whether it was time for southern states to form a separate country or a federation called the United States of Southern India. ... that amount to hate speech in law and should be prosecuted allowed blood letting to spill on the streets of north east Delhi in February-March 2020. Secondly, a lot of the relief work in the state would also be done by the centre. Why so much hatred towards farmers?," Surjewala said in a tweet attacking the Centre. This is a new virus. The only reason why Mr Isaac is insisting on UAE aid is to show that the Modi government is unable to help and that Kerala has to look for help from outside! The prime minister will be participating in the event at 11 am via video conferencing, the Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) informed on Sunday (January 3). Now, I know that S Gurumurthy, editor of Tughlaq made some incendiary comments linking Kerala floods and the suffering to the petition demanding entry of women into Sabarimala! The Defence Ministry said earlier this week that 22 proposals — 16 from states and union territories and six from central ministries —  out of a total of 56 were short-listed for this Republic Day parade. The story with false data received wide attention and was widely quoted by a leading journalist and an eminent historian. So far, the tableau proposals of West Bengal, Maharashtra and Bihar have been rejected, for which the Centre has been slammed by opposition leaders. Does this have any politics? “Whoever makes, expresses, publishes or disseminates through any kind of mode of communication, any matter or subject for threatening, abusing, humiliating or defaming a person or […] Press J to jump to the feed. Have you ever seen a central government who is against federalism in our country, who attacks the Malayali and who gets into a … The tsunami killed more people than the Kerala floods so if India could do without it then, it can easily do so now also. The proposals are then reportedly evaluated in a series of meetings of the Expert Committee comprising eminent persons in the fields of art, culture, painting, sculpture, music, architecture, choreography, etc. Nobody hates Kerala as a state or the valley, or rivers. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service, Sun, Jan 10, 2021 | UPDATED 03:58 AM IST, How Kerala damaged its reputation and national conversation around calamities with petulant behaviour, Why Urjit Patel and Viral Acharya are wrong on RBI criticism, The Trump and Modi show: Why personal chemistry matters, Terms of Use and Grievance Redressal Policy, TOI will have complete discretion to select bloggers, TOI's decision in this regard will be final. It is an ideology that is a pox on the polity. ... Bird Flu takes over in India: Cases in Kerala, Himachal, Rajasthan, MP. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has also said that the process won’t be implemented in the state. It is a vote for left politics and development alternative of Kerala government. While the heroism of the armed forces, ordinary Kerala citizens and fishermen and hundreds of Indians across the country should be commended and applauded, the attitude of the Marxist Kerala government and a section of its politically active citizenry has left a very bitter taste in the mouth. Unfortunately, because of the pressure from a stakeholder who is a political figure, asianet has been targeting the leftist movements in Kerala at the behest of the aforementioned political figure. At the outset, it must be said that Kerala suffered grievous physical and financial damage in the massive floods that ripped the state apart this month. Not much is known about it. We’re giving you 10 reasons (but there are a hundred more) why we love India. Kerala’s tableau for the Republic Day parade has been rejected for the second consecutive year by the Centre. ... but merely a leaning towards Maoism. Interested in blogging for timesofindia.com? State cultural minister A K Balan said the Defence Ministry rejected the state's theme in the third screening and he failed to understand why the centre has a 'hatred' towards the state. State cultural minister A K Balan said the Defence Ministry rejected the state's theme in the third screening and he failed to understand why the centre has a 'hatred' towards the state. Just drop in a mail at toiblogs@timesinternet.in with a brief bio and we will get in touch with you. I don’t support it and I see no reason why that should made the Kerala government functionaries and assorted intellectuals and hate mongers spew hatred and venom at North Indians. Using the perfect oppurtunity to bash the state. Thanks to the hatred towards Keralites let alone humanity and compassion.. To me, it says many things, this hatred from men in Kerala young and old, educated and not, married or single. The 16 states and UTs, whose tableau proposals have been accepted, are: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Karnataka, MP, Meghalaya, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and UP. So this is indicating the present state of our country. The centre’s housing scheme would help people rebuild homes with softer loans! I have no beef with the ordinary Keralites, many of whom stoically braved the calamity and were only focused on saving themselves and their loved ones. The article (of Balakrishnan) is a realisation that the CPM cannot come back to power,” he added. Copyright © 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. They (Centre) are trying to target us for opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the proposed NRC," said Sougata Roy, senior TMC MP. They will also compare and contrast their efforts with what Kerala is giving along with caustic comments if necessary. Kerala has 1084 females per 1000 males with a rate of 1.084 which is higher than the national figure of 0.940. These people seemed to assume that north Indians and the rest of the country don’t care about Kerala and that the only way to make them respond is to abuse and berate them for allegedly watching from the sidelines. He obviously had no answer when other states started chipping in with bigger amounts. Instead of focusing on priorities like rescuing people and giving shelter, we are going to see more hate towards ethnic and linguistic groups and regional chauvinism. The hatred and intolerance has crept so deeply that they are now brazenly planning laws against consensual interfaith marriages.” ... which is now being compartmentalised with bigotry and hatred towards certain sect. One Twitter user cited the example of Royal Oman Air Force which was supposed to be transporting food water and aid and said that the tiny Oman was doing more than the central government. The government was behaving in a prejudiced manner to states being ruled by non-BJP parties, NCP parliamentarian Supriya Sule earlier said. Neither do the BJP or the RSS endorse his comments. She obviously thought that the Indian armed forces’ tireless work in rescuing people was less than a vague offer from the desert nation of UAE. Support our journalism by becoming a TNM Member - Click here. Thomas Issac, the state finance kept insisting that as late as Thursday night that the centre should allow the state to receive Rs 700 crore aid from the UAE. Marxists should take note! Now, Mr Isaac is a seasoned politician and am sure has worked in the government before this. Whatever it is, people from other states affected by natural calamity are now more likely to follow Kerala’s example by badgering and hounding the rest of the country into donating and giving aid. He stated that the tableau was approved until the third stage, and was rejected in the fourth and fifth stages. Views expressed above are the author's own. Hate is more than an emotion or state of mind. We don't understand why the centre has a hatred towards all these. We will be happy to have you on board as a blogger, if you have the knack for writing. They did not take it during the tsunami of 2004, the Gujarat floods of 2015, the Uttarakhand floods of 2013 and the Bihar and Assam floods. I don’t understand why there is hatred towards all Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Chenda (drums). “Is the BJP in Kerala going to reap any benefits out of this? 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