That is a very unfair piece from Aatish Taseer and, unfortunately, he does come across as prejudiced against Mr. Modi . He says “ The India of my childhood, with its fond notions of Hindu-Muslim unity, has gone under.” but there is no evidence to back such a huge allegation.
I don’t know why he mentions a ‘saffron kurta’ or a ‘chrome watch’ or an ‘expensive gold pen’. Perhaps he wants the Prime Minister to be dressed in tatters? Or is he saying every RSS man sports an ‘expensive gold pen’? Coz that’s a laughable allegation to make. Oh and a politician taking a jab at an opposing politician is illiberal now?
The whole piece, sadly, reads like a child throwing a tantrum.