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History remains elusive as India battles violence over fictional movie

Rajput caste mobs unleashing violence in Indian streets in protest of the Hindi movie Padmaavat are chasing a mirage. The group, calling themselves the Karni Sena (Karni Army), wouldn’t know history from fiction. This is evident, since they know that the poem Padmaavat written by Malik Muhammad Jayasi five centuries ago is not history but fiction. Napoleon Bonaparte exhorted […]