Arundhati Roy calls for resistance against RSS
Author Arundhati Roy on Saturday called for a united fight against “Bramhanical” and “capitalist” forces in the country and that the struggle should be named as “Satya Shodhak Resistance (SSR)” against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
“Ye wajood ki ladai hai (This is a fight for existence)… In this city (Pune) where Dr B R Ambedkar was ‘blackmailed’ to sign the Poona Pact, the place where Savitribai and Jyotiba Phule did their revolutionary work, we can name our struggle… May be, it should be called ‘Satya Shodhak Resistance’ (SSR)… RSS ke khilaf khada SSR…,” she said, speaking at the ‘Elgaar Parishad 2021’ held in Pune.
Roy read out her speech in Hindi titled “Ek Ladai Mohabbat Ki”. She alleged that the RSS is leading the “Bramhanwadi (castiest)” forces and has taken control of the country through Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Roy also alleged that corporate companies and media houses in the country are dominated by the “Bramhan-Baniyas”….