ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Visibility as a Trap in the Anna Hazare Campaign

The rapid escalation of the Anna Hazare campaign, aided by embracing the media as allies, compromised its political character in numerous ways. Political participation as a critique of the status quo has to exist both inside and outside the media spectacle. Visibility can be experienced as fulfilling, but when the image becomes the destination of politics, it is a trap.

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