Sen said that in today’s India a person making critical remarks about the government was described as “anti-national”.
Sen, who has been a vocal critic of the Narendra Modi government, said that he was appalled that the attack could go on for so long without being prevented by forces of law and order.
Sen had won the same award in 1998.
One Of Modi’s Biggest Successes Was Getting Gujarat Riots Case Quashed: Amartya Sen To The New Yorker
In an interview with The New Yorker, Sen said because of this acquittal many in India did not believe Modi had a role to play in the 2002 Gujarat riots in which over a thousand people were killed.
The ruling Trinamool Congress has said it has nothing to do with the posters.
The 85-year-old economist said many institutions in the country were under attack, and their freedom was being encroached.
Development needs fundamental rights.
It might finally be time to consider an inclusive economic model.
‘I’m not knowledgeable about films.’
The board decided to crawl, even when it wasn't asked to bend.