04/10/2023 07:24 PM | Click to read full article
The gruesome video showing women being stripped and paraded naked in Manipur reverberated globally, prompting even the previously silent Prime Minister to speak up. He briefly acknowledged violence against women without contextualising the ethnic conflict in Manipur and mentioned instances of such violence in non-BJP governed states such as Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. The cue was taken up by other ministers. Everyone seems to be missing the woods for the trees.