Two writers discuss the rewriting of history, culture wars, multiple identities and the storyteller's duty to speak up.
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Over 600 million Indians defecate in the open. That’s just one obstacle for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s #SwachhBharat campaign, aimed at cleaning India by 2019. Videos of Modi and celebrities wielding brooms have swept social media, raising public interest in sanitation. But critics question how realistic the drive is, pointing to deep-rooted social attitudes and a government focused on economic growth. So, will this campaign succeed where others have failed? Join us at 1930 GMT.
On this episode of The Stream, we speak with:
Meenakshi Lekhi @M_Lekhi
National Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party
Aashish Gupta @riceinstitute
Sonal Kalra @sonalkalra
Columnist, Hindustan Times
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