Why Hindutva Loves to hate Ashoka the Great — KAFILA – COLLECTIVE EXPLORATIONS SINCE 2006

Ashokan lions adorn Indian currency and the Dharmachakra features in the tricolour. Neither symbol has any sanctity for the ideologues of the ruling dispensation. Thousands of kings and emperors shone for a brief moment in history, then quickly disappeared. But in ‘The Outline of History: The Whole Story of Man’, H.G. Wells writes, “Ashoka shines […]

Why Hindutva Loves to hate Ashoka the Great — KAFILA – COLLECTIVE EXPLORATIONS SINCE 2006

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