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Free Speech, Nationalism & Sedition

Justice AP Shah, former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, delivered the MN Roy Memorial Lecture on 19 April in New Delhi. We reproduce the full text:

"A parochial, selfish, narrow minded nationalism has caused so much misfortune and misery to the world. A mad and exaggerated form of this cult of nationalism is today running rampant....”

This statement made by M.N. Roy, as far back as 1942, may resonate with many even today, particularly in these times we live in.

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Updated On : 20th Apr, 2017

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