'How will you threaten / The soul that is free?'
'Call me by name as I have earned it. I don't want to be an obituary in a newspaper – I want to be the headline.'
Here’s a winning formula / To make the Rashtra stronger: / Lengthen the long arm of the law, / And let its nose be longer.
'This land which freed us from the colonisers is yet again trapped under the boots of a state that has failed our constitution.'
'Our Chanakyas are only interested in forming governments, polarising brains and dividing people... they do not heed their motherland’s cries'.
A poem letter to Umar Khalid, who has been behind bars since September 2020.
The 'Free to Think 2021' report claims that Indian authorities have wrongfully detained and prosecuted scholars and students under anti-terrorism laws.
'It was a murder of the dreams of our freedom fighters by criminals turned lawmakers'.
'Of a public that remembers.'