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Chetan Bhagat as a Symbol of Deracination

I have never read any book by Chetan Bhagat. When a friend asked me what…

I have never read any book by Chetan Bhagat. When a friend asked me what I think of him, my response was factual – that I don’t think of him.  It does not mean I dislike him or his books, it is just that he does not matter to me enough to either read him or think about him, which is probably true of millions of educated Indians like myself.

Yesterday, I read a Times of India blog authored by Chetan Bhagat, which really is vile abuse hurled at middle class Hindus who are not very conversant in English. He calls them Internet Hindus, Modi Bhakts, Internet Trolls, abusive folks and essentially brackets them in one monolithic identity.

Bhagat’s piece could have very well been written by any BJP-RSS-Modi-hating English language reporter or columnist (indeed, it is even silly to call them mainstream media – they are not) and it would not have drawn much response. The reaction on Twitter to Bhagat’s piece was predictably one of widespread outrage. The fact that it was written by Chetan Bhagat who is a writer whose books are read by thousands, and the fact that Bhagat was educated at premier institutes, and the fact that before the elections, he was talking often in support of Modi did contribute significantly to the outrage.

The central thesis of Bhagat’s post is this – that a typical “bhakt” who abuses women is a self-proclaimed nationalist and not a Hindutva fanatic. He lists four characteristics  to “identify” bhakts:  male, weak in English communication and  carrying an inferiority complex which comes from being uncool and unsophisticated, not at home talking to women or girls, sexually frustrated, and endowed with a deep inferiority complex about being Hindu and Indian. So he calls them FACIMs – Frustrated And Complex-ridden Indian Males -FACIMs, pronounced fai-kims. I have a feeling Bhagat is trying to introduce this term slyly in the hope that twitterati will pick this up and make this term famous like they made the “Internet Hindu” term famous. 

Chetan Bhagat’s piece is filled with several inconsistencies and stupid generalizations. If his fellow Modi-baiters like Rajdeep Sardesai have trashed him for his piece, it should count as an authentic barometer of how disgusting it is.

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Let me take his logic forward and extend his argument for a minute. If we accept Bhagat’s thesis, then let’s examine the reverse. If you are a confident, savvy, urbane Indian male with excellent communication skills, don’t have an inferiority complex about being Indian or Hindu, are sexually not frustrated and you are not a nationalist, then you won’t be a Modi/BJP/RSS Bhakt, and are probably a Sonia Gandhi/Congress supporter which is what people like Bhagat are under the hood.

This blog post is actually an interesting Freudian slip by Bhagat. It exposes a very common mindset which people like Bhagat carry:  that if you are a smart, suave, urban English-speaking male, you can’t feel any thing good about being a Hindu and Indian and you would be a fool to support the BJP or RSS or Modi and should support Congress which according to Bhagat is the “default party” of India.

Bhagat is partially right about the inferiority complex part though. The hard reality is that most Indians  suffer from an inferiority complex about India per se. When a nation has been under foreign rule for over 1000 years and then for the first 60 years by an elite which borrows all its ideas from the west, it is hard not to suffer a complex.

There is an important difference though. All the “Bhakts” who suffer from an inferiority complex feel bad about the state of India, are optimists, are proud of India and want to see India regain its lost glory. They see in this regime a ray of hope, after a long time. Their reactions and words–though unforgivable, when it turns to abuse–are an expression of that hope and confidence.

The Bhagats of the world, the Adarsh liberals, the secularists and all those who believe  India is best served by the Congress are cynics and have long given up on India. They loathe every thing Indian and secretly wish they were born in the US or a European country.  They are sure that the path to salvation for India is only through the hallowed portals of the West and anything Indian, is all bunkum and not worth anything unless certified by the West. Chetan Bhagat firmly belongs to this camp.

Individuals have their good and bad days. Nations and civilizations have their crests and troughs. We were a great civilization and nation once, and we have slipped and slipped badly. We are not alone though.

Greece which was supposedly the cradle of civilization is today a bankrupt nation begging for its sustenance. Rome which was once a powerful leader of the world is today known more for its mafia. Egypt which was once a great civilization is today just another country torn with internal strife and perennial crises. The Sun never set on the British empire but today it is a small country shorn of its glory, sending its satellites to space on the back of ISRO’s launch vehicles because this is more cost effective. And the US, for all its claims to be the super power, has not yet emerged from the 2008 crisis and is no longer able to call the shots geopolitically and economically as it once did.

As Indians keep moving ahead, slowly getting rid of their inferiority complexes, discovering their true potential and power, and learn to think for themselves and take pride in their own heritage, we can once again be a great nation, and stay longer in that place.

The blog post by Chetan Bhagat and similar rants from people like Hartosh Bal and other pseudo liberals is actually an expression of their frustration at their increasing marginalization and losing plot to alternative viewpoints.

Neither is this sort of racist abuse new to Chetan Bhagat. Earlier, he had showed his supercilious derision by throwing around terms like “Bhakts/Internet Hindus/Chaddiwallahs” when the BJP was not in power, and when the RSS and its organizations were supposed to be on fringes, although these organizations have continued to do their nation building activities silently for last 86 years ignoring the Bhagats of the world.

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Now that the nationalist forces have acquired power, are making their presence felt in all areas, the Chetan Bhagat Types (CBT) are feeling threatened. Their inability to shape media discourse and their irrelevance to the way the nation thinks is slowly growing since social media, and mainstream institutions are slowly recovering the decades of imbalance which was tilted in favor of Adarsh Liberals.

If you cut the roots of a tree, it will stop growing. CBT Types who take pride in bashing those who  love this country are actually rootless wonders, cut off from their roots and clueless about themselves and exposing their deep insecurities through mindless attacks on the so-called “Bhakts”.

Chetan Bhagat ends the column with a prediction that Indian voters will go back to the Congress, and gratuitously advises Bhakts to learn English and to learn how to talk to girls and start dating them.

And so, my advice to Bhagat: to focus on his writing, on trying to author at least one decent book and take a hard look at himself first and his own idiocies, inconsistencies and insecurities.

We have this peculiar trait in India where once you get success in one field, you acquire a license to comment on everything with the air of an expert. Just because he has a few bestsellers to his credit, Chetan Bhagat is now an expert on anthropology, psychoanalysis, politics, history and dancing. 

This is not to justify internet abuse of any kind, whether against men or women, or misogyny of any sorts. It is only to expose the mindsets of pseudo liberals and pseudo intellectuals like Bhagat who are slowly becoming irrelevant in the public discourse as they should be.

Anirudh Joshi is a Bangalore-based IT professional for over 20 years. He is a staunch nationalist in his beliefs and a regular contributor to national and international magazines on topics of IT, business, governance and politics. Follow him on Twitter @Bharatiya01
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  • Rajiv

    I have read his books. Complete nonsense. He does not write books, he write Bollywood masala scripts.
    Premarital sex is a reccuring theme in his books. His readers are as cheap as his books.

    Even if you are not a frequent reader, you will still find his books shallow and mediocre.

  • Pitambar Gupta

    I had never heard of Mr. Chetan Bhagat until now. It seems he represents many of our young people. Reading his point of view makes me feel terrible about my countrymen — I never realized what a terrible damage Macaulay’s education supplemented by the Congress rule has caused to the Indian psyche. We started in a terrible condition at independence and now are a total basket case with a terribly poor self image and dysfunctional behavior. We have discarded all the wonderful philosophy and values of our ancestors and have taken all the wrong values of our oppressors. (Muslim marauders, the lowliest of them settled in India — the slave dynasty, etc. — and English Colonial empire) According to Mr. Bhagat, proficiency in the language of our oppressors gives our young people a positive self confidence and lack of it causes them angst. He does not think anything wrong with the picture and in fact feels the disease is the panacea! God save our country. Modi is the only hope.

  • Rajiv Sharma

    Who is this crackpot Chetan Bhagat? Why this fuss about his idiotic ideas? I live and work in the US and have been very successful in this environment, as many Hindus have. I speak reasonably good English, good enough to manage hundreds of Americans very effectively. I do not think I exhibit any of the characteristics attributed to Hindus by Bhagat.. I hate the Congress for its destruction of India through promotion of one family, misrule, and corruption. I support Modi and the BJP. I am an Internet Hindu and comment on the Internet, as I am doing here, pretty regularly. Most of my friends are similar to me. Hindus in America are generally supportive of the BJP. How does this idiot Bhagat explain us all?

  • Amak4u

    Bhagat is a lost soul. He has good intentions but no clue about the realpolitik. To bring about change in India and to ‘educate’ the Hindus in his ‘Western’ ways, is not an easy job… certainly not the cup of tea for a writer dreamer. Perhaps he needs to refocus and come up with a better way of expressing himself when it concerns Hindus and politics.

  • Ashish

    Thanks for his piece on bhakts. Atleast now people will realise that his writing sucks & his books are worthless crap.

  • balayogi

    First remember that Chetan is an opportunist and for his survival he has always been anti-Modi and that’s why he is preferred by the media houses. Read these blog posts that I have written to Chetan Bhagat . I spotted long back that he was a perfec pseudo which the Indian media would love to have. So I have never sparred him whenever I had an opportunity. Of course, I do not like to waste my time reading his novels. His articles reveal his thought process which is enough to get on your nerves. http://contentwriteups.blogspot.in/2013/08/chetan-bhagat.html http://contentwriteups.blogspot.in/2014/01/journalists-methods.html http://contentwriteups.blogspot.in/2014/02/times-of-indias-role-chetan-bhagat.html

  • Radha Rajan

    Chetan Bhagat like Amitava Kumar belches in Queen’s English. http://indiafacts.co.in/amitava-kumar-belches-queens-english/

  • tushar

    This notion that we must not abuse or retaliate even after being abused or attacked relentlessly is not Hindu notion. Ahimsa is valued when it is shown to weak and innocent people but rascals have to be given appropriate treatment. This is the Saar of Gita or Ramayana or any of our great holy books. If you lit fire to the tail of Hanuman then Lanka will burn

    • Xiang Chen

      I am Buddhist and you can see that Ahimsa also has 2 functions closely related
      1) respect the LIFE in all its forms = non violence
      2) fight the DEATH in all its forms = non-violent war against the lies because they are the main source of all conflicts that cause the death (virtual or real) of people, nature or peace.
      This 2 functions make sense >>>> If you protect Life you must also fight against those who want death virtual or real, otherwise you become an accomplice of Death

      • Radha Rajan

        And yet Buddhists eat meat. Meat comes from killing a live being. No individual who eats meat, believes in animal testing has ther moral authority to speak of ahimsa. Tushar is absolutely right when he says the essence of ahimsa is protection and conscious decision not to offer injury to the voiceless, the weak, the aged and the infirm. We also do not offer injury to a human who does not harm us.

        • Xiang Chen

          Ahimsa is “respect of the LIFE in all its forms” So please do not invent another definition and then be more critical about what you are saying

          1°) If Ahimsa prohibits to eat meat it also prohibits to eat fruits and vegetables and pick flowers(it’s a pain for them to be separated from their roots). For the same reasons you can’t clothe you or build houses or roads or airports, or use oil, gold, precious stones etc…according this view, humans would have no right to life = HIMSA … note that castes system and inequality Men / Women are forbidden by Ahimsa.

          2°) The SS (nazi) Heinrich Harrer was the tutor of the Dalai Lama thus this guy can not be a moral authority for Buddhists.

          • Radha Rajan

            A himsa is respect for all life? Now where did you get that? Himsa is violence. A – himsa is non-violence or not offering violence or non-injury. And pl dont give me the routine bullshit of equating meat with fruits and vegetables. Cutting your hair ir your nails is not the same as cutting off your head. You do not kill a plant when you pick its fruit or flowers. And there is no intrinsic violence in varna and jaati as there is in killing in the name of the Abrahamic cults which is mandated in their One Book; And violence or injury may be offered under any pretext and anywhere including inside your home,. And as for who was the Dalai Lama’s tutor, if indeed he was a nazi, then that dilemma is not mine, it is the Dalai Lama’s

          • Xiang Chen

            Hey dunce please reread the 1st line ….” AHIMSA is “respect of the LIFE in all its forms”
            Now look at the violence to harvest onions, cauliflower, potatoes, make oil, flour etc .. fruits are the babies of the trees and not the same pain that cut nails or hairs.
            The behavior of Christians and Muslims (the two are not Abrahamic) is HIMSA but castes system and outcasts is also….
            I think your brain is not working hard

          • Indian

            Mr Xiang Chen, I think its your Half White crooked christian genetics think that only you people have something called “brains” What about the White Klannist racism inherent in your christian societies, in addition to visceral hatred for anything non – Kristus . HA HA Christian and Muslim not Abhrahmic. Radha Rajan has more brains than 10000 whites combined

          • Xiang Chen

            Note I am a Buddhist Lady and I never have hatred although I live full time with Christians and Muslmans. I have already explained to Jishnu why Judaism was the only Abrahamic religion … Ask him or continue to advertise for your own enemies and insult the Jews.

          • Soumya Srajan

            Oh! Now this comment -sort of hints .. xiang may be actually from some pakistani hard core group coming with yellow powder to look like chinese.

          • Xiang Chen

            “Radha Rajan as more brains than whites 10000 combined”
            LOOL …So go tell him that you are two dunces because beekeepers do not kill the bees to collect honey

          • Soumya Srajan

            xiang started with abrahmic religion problem — but more and more his sentiments look hostile to common people in India – who have no differences with common people with china.
            Only people like xiang who parrot and repeat dialogues of feudal rulers of china are anti India.
            I have many chinese friends in many different countries they have much better understanding than people like xiang.

          • Radha Rajan

            And yes, the violence we inflict upon non-human nature, totally agree with you but that still does not condone killing animals for food simply to satisfy your palate or fetish when there are alternatives available. An evolved soul an evolving soul tries consciously to reduce violence and injury towards others. But here again, ahimsa is a personal choice not a universal fetish as Gandhi made it out to be. IOn Hindu tradition a king and a soldier is permitted to kill another human if that human is guilty of adharma.

          • Xiang Chen

            Gandhi was right because Ahimsa is not a personal choice, but an Universal Law that can solve all the problems of humanity if it is properly applied.

            Ahimsa has never forbidden to eat meat (this behavior comes from a narrow understanding or an autthorized personal choice) because when this law is fully understood she tells us that the Human Being (only by its presence) is the biggest killer on the planet.

            E.g agriculture depletes the Mother Earth over billions km2, it pollutes with pesticides and uses water in abundance. So agriculture is more deadly than the slaughter of animals.

            Therefore human beings have an obligation to food, clothing, building houses, roads, airports etc. to live happily but Ahimsa says they must become more creative to avoid being murderers without a conscience.

            Ahimsa prohibits killing !!! so everyone must participate in the extinction of nearly half of the planet (ie Christians, Muslims and all other enemies) by denouncing their lies (the fuel of their attacks)…. This is a virtual death very satisfactory which brings Peace

          • Radha Rajan

            I will ignore your rant and try to address the issue of ahimsa to the best of my understanding.of dharma. But being an imperfect person, my understanding too may be imperfect. Humans live off the rest of creation. I will give just one eexample of human nature which is the essence of ahimsa rooted in self-interest. The hiney bee sucks hiney from flowers without killing the flower or the plant. But we kill the bees, destroy the hive to take away the honey we did not collect. Ahimsa is violence, is injury. It is emphatically not respect. That is why wise men exhort us to live in nature like the honey bee. If humans are ever conscious of the truth that all creation is sacred, all creatures are a manifestation of the one indivisible paramatma then humans will know and practice non-injury towards all creation. For the rest, I have already said we all try to evolve to cause minimum injury. Animal killing and eating the flesh and blood of what was once living is immoral. We are taking advantage of a weak being which cannot resist us effectively to protect itself. I am afraid your reasoning is seriously flawed and becayuse you are arguing simply for arguing sake and not very politely pl take this as my last word.

          • Radha Rajan

            Pl correct ahimsa in the first few sentences to ‘himsa’.

          • Xiang Chen

            click the “Edit” button next to “Reply” and correct

          • Xiang Chen

            “I will ignore your rant”….. “your reasoning is seriously flawed” lool

            Mahatma Gandhi was a wise man and has never exhorted the Indians to live in this world only as the honey bee. On the contrary he encouraged them to lead a non-violent war (Truth against Lies),….this is proof that Ahimsa has 2 functions closely related (reread my 1st comment).

            Gandhi led a national campaign for the release of Indian women and for a end of untouchability and caste discrimination….

            Conclusion : I advocated the same things as him and more about agriculture because Ahimsa can’t be universal if vegetarianism is an obligation. So why I waste my time with a person who does not seek to improve himself ?

          • Jishnu

            You are parroting the xtian propaganda about Gandhi. In reality what he said and did happens to be quite contrary. Nor is there much truth in the non violence claims. He was simply a British loyalist who tried to subvert Indian resistance.

          • Xiang Chen

            My dear please reread, I said Ahimsa has 2 functions closely related 1) respect the LIFE in all its forms 2) fight the DEATH in all its forms.

            Thus for me, Ghandi has partially applied function No. 2 of Ahmisa in his non-violent war, but in the same time he collaborated with DEATH (i.e Christians and Muslims murderers)… This behavior is prohibited by Ahimsa that is why he was murdered (karmic retaliation=an eye for an eye).

            I am Buddhist but I consider that Hindu Dharm is my old family. So I help you because I noticed that since thousands years there is no only one brahman who was able to teach the proper practice of Ahimsa….Then if Gandhi and indian people are so often wrong….it’s only the fault of Brahmins and it follows that their karmic retribution is terrible ! I gave you the tools to stop this vicious circle.

          • Jishnu

            You said it many times earlier and I told you thats wrong 🙂 what is the point in going into the same loop again when we already know each other’s position 🙂

          • Xiang Chen

            OK I don’t waste my time any more. Good luck !

          • Xiang Chen

            I am wrong ??? Lool I consider that combining all the bad individual karmas lead to a bad karma of a country
            So look at the situation in India (predominantly hindu) and GDP since 1947 compared to that of China (predominantly buddhist) since 1949…both started to zero and were victims of invaders …

          • Jishnu

            “I am wrong ??? ”

            Fair – I should have said we know our disagreement 🙂

            BTW China did not see a tenth of what India saw in the last thousand years. Nor did the mongol invasion that China faced was abrahamist/monotheist in nature. If one gets down to comparison you will not find any civilization comparable to Indian in terms of resilience. But both these are ancient civilizations and have a long past of bright economic record, their respective strengths and pace – which they are going to be back at, sooner or later.

          • Xiang Chen

            Jishnu you are wrong again because the technique of barbarians always is the ERADICATION regardless of their names.

            Thus In the last thousand years India has suffered the invasion of Moghols/ Muslims and Christians = millions of deaths

            Whilst China has suffered the Mongol and Manchu invasions = millions of deaths + 78 million of deaths caused by Communism

            The only difference is that China has managed to sinicize all these barbarians including Jesuits Muslims and communists

            Buddhists are peaceful while Hindus are tolerant (ie accept Evil) Yes China is imperfect but united and only after 65 years it reached the 2nd rank of GDP in the world …and USA will soon fall.

            So stop doing the ostrich, the descriminations and untouchability are contrary to Ahimsa and unity of India and its economy…….more, according to you Dalits were created by British….lool British are gone for 67 years but the Dalits are remained. Look !

          • Jishnu

            “Thus In the last thousand years India has suffered the invasion of Moghols/ Muslims and Christians = millions of deaths”

            Nope. What India saw was
            1. scores of millions of deaths
            2. loss of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh from Indian territory
            3. Near complete conversion of Kashmir and seven states of North East to abrahamic predators
            4. Irreversible damage in Bengal, Kerala
            5. Irreversibly damaged pockets in cities like Lucknow, Delhi, Hyderabad and so on

            So I repeat: China did not see a tenth of what India saw.

            “So stop doing the ostrich, the descriminations and untouchability are contrary to Ahimsa”

            If you muddle up concepts like western discrimination and Indian ahimsa is it my mistake?

          • Xiang Chen

            Sorry but the Yin / Yang symbol is the perfect representation of Ahimsa and it doesn’t come from Western concepts.

            It follows that Chinese medicine aims to restore and maintain the balance between 2 opposing forces (complementary) otherwise it causes the illness or death…But Yoga has the same goal ie equality and union of the 2 opposing forces

            So equality and non-discrimination are taught in Yoga, Yin/Yang, Ahimsa but have never been applied in real life by the Indian people.

            Indeed India has never fought for equality and non-discrimination within its own people which made it ill and vulnerable against its enemies since in both cases it’s the same fight…FOREVER !!! (see Yoga : nothing is superior to the other = Strength and health).

            So the list of India’s damage is the result of his illness but you can change that because most come from karmic retaliations that can be abolished.

          • Sree Charan R

            Please end the discussion here, even though few of your points are indeed true; it is not worth pursuing it any further, because,
            1) you are operating on “ideology-plane”, and not on “intellect-plane”.
            2) your ethnocentric biases prevent you from seeing the true reality: the ‘Emic approach’.
            3) your Historical knowledge about India, like many passionate posters debating these days, is purely: pedestrian.{regarding this, there are few informative articles in this forum itself (IF), which you can care to ponder OVER.}
            Firstly, NO Civilized Society can be equal; and I repeat this a trillion times, no Civilized Society can be equal. Equality is more of a selfish utopian fantasy that any practically and empirically practicable ethical ideal.Period.
            Let me Quote from Swami Rama`s popular book “Living With Himalayan Masters” { your Masthishk seems to be too fragile a loony entity, to Quote/Argue in terms of experiential and embodied concepts–which are at the Heart,and Brain,and Soul, of Indian Culture,including the Social Realities that you speak about,sometimes carelessly; excuse me,here.} —
            QUOTE Then(during the Ancient times) Caste System was constructed according to distribution of labor–but it was completely changed by the Britishers, who created hatred with their policy of ‘Divide and Rule’.When I tell this,I have no hatred; it is the naked truth. UNQUOTE
            Finally,I will end this by a famous,albeit,relevant, quote,by Hu Shih, former Chinese ambassador to the USA–
            “India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border”.
            Bye!!

          • Xiang Chen

            “India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border”.

            Well done ! I understand that China (except communists) is like clone of India so don’t accuse me of having ethnocentric biases when I refer to the disease that India has not transmitted to China.

            My approach is only on Ethics because “what you think = what you do= what you are suffering” and vice versa. So like a doctor I can see the symptoms of disease (from immorality) and the treatment, I don’t need of several history books to do it.

            “NO Civilized Society can be equal; and I repeat this a trillion times, no Civilized Society”

            Lool I bet I will not find one idiot on earth to ask this…. So I explain that Equality required by Ahimsa and proved in Yoga is Equality between men/women, equality of rights between rich/poor, men/ women and equal opportunities for everyone (castes and untouchability are allowed)…then equality betwen humans and Création (végétal-animal-minéral-air-water etc..)

            To sum Hindu are very strong to keep a stain of immorality inside hinduism but are like sheep in front of a sea of immorality….this is your disease PLEASE READ “Decolonising Indology: Rajiv Malhotra on why he won’t follow rules set by the West”

          • Sree Charan R

            Thanks for referring to Rajiv Malhotra`s highly insightful note, read it.

          • Xiang Chen

            We are different and therefore we do not see the same things. Please tell me the first sentence of the text to which you refer “Rajiv Malhotra`s highly insightful note”…thanks in advance

          • Xiang Chen

            Where is the “note” of Rajiv Malhotra`s ???

          • Sree Charan R

            Please take your brain out of the tomato pickle.
            I was referring to the article (that you have mentioned in your comment), by “note”.

          • Xiang Chen

            A “note” is a short comment not a entire article that I had already read before mentioning it.
            So it is clear that it is your brain that is not working properly

          • Sree Charan R

            What are you trying to say, eventually? Please come to the point in a straight-forward manner.
            I forgot, I should have mentioned it as “Bitter gourd pickle” !!

          • Xiang Chen

            Clearly because of your inaccuracies I lost time searching for a note that never existed.
            but thanks to our exchanges everyone can see your addiction to British products

          • Sree Charan R

            “but thanks to our exchanges everyone can see your addiction to British products”
            Care to elaborate?

          • Xiang Chen

            The notifications do not change, you said ….. “Thanks for referring to Rajiv Malhotra`s highly insightful note read it”

          • Soumya Srajan

            what is situation with china .. it is running to all muslim countries pakistan saudi arabia and helping themto kill buddhists — is that your 2)

            it is dependent on grace of christians on a lot of aspects — instead of questioning them it is showing its might to buddhists countries around them japan korea etc.

            we in India like china with strength– a country of cool people. But general chinese people whom we like they have nothing to do with the feudal who are ruling china just now — who are playing all such dirty games to keep their feudal rule intact in china.
            similar is situation in India – feudal families via political parties were ruling here too — we have just in last elections recover a bit from that.

            let us hope both china and India recover from the onslaught of feudal and life of common people improves. So that people like you also wake up and not become victim and start singing songs sung by your feudal lords.

          • Xiang Chen

            My “propaganda” is about the benefits of better application of Ahimsa
            Seems you have big problems of understanding a simple texts

          • Soumya Srajan

            There is no ahimsa in hating others and trying to whole groups with just one brush.. as you are doing here with Msulims then Christians, then Indians, then Jews.
            Hate is opposite of ahimsa

          • Xiang Chen

            Ahimsa strictly forbidden to lie because that’s the worst nuisance against human being and the source of all conflicts (see your comments full of lies idem for all of my contradictors)

            So I’m not hating others when I shoot down all their lies even those of Indians and yours

            .

          • Soumya Srajan

            your just these few comments are enough to decide your whole personality xiang. As I wrote below from your style and comments you seem to be more from extremist group from pakistan just faking a false cover of chinese. only very extremists talk so foolishly as you are doing. There is not much use of exchanging views with people like you with such fake covers.

          • Xiang Chen

            Lool sub-donkey, no human has observed so far that extremist groups from Pakistan are campaigning for the proper application of Ahimsa…BUT you do it

          • Soumya Srajan

            more you talk in such language -more it shows your true colors. Ahimsa seems to have nothing to do with it.ok! bye xiang

          • Xiang Chen

            All your comments about me was “argumentum ad personam” that is HIMSA…So bye bye sub-donkey

          • Soumya Srajan

            oh! Xiang you look like some propaganda machine for china.

      • shiva the destroyer

        um….r u a chinese? just curious

        • Xiang Chen

          I was born in France from chinese father and mother of the south of France BUT my soul is 100% Buddhist like in my previous reincarnation in India

          • shiva the destroyer

            oh ok …thanks….I was pleased to know that u know the terms such as moksha ahimsa etc

      • Soumya Srajan

        actually a common sentiment in India (also said by gandhi some times ) -popular since buddha’s time (by the way buddha lived most likely around 18 BCE and not 5 BCE (both indian and chinese records suggest that time)
        but in both countries with eurocentric history studies it is wrongly considered 5-6 BCE.

        • Soumya Srajan

          the sentiment is that “ahimsa is not for a weak person” that includes actually what you call 2)

        • Xiang Chen

          show your evidences ……sub-donkey !

          • Radha Rajan

            Your language is noot of a Chinese national. the Chinese and japanese are polite to a fault, never raise their voice. Obviously you are not what you pretend to be. You are not chinese – not full not half. I had earlier observed that you are rude and you rant. Calling someone sub-donkey proves my point. You, like the other gender unknown ‘Dr. MS’ are bogus. Probably the same entity.

          • Xiang Chen

            1) The term “frankly speaking” means “speaking as a French” … I’m French
            2) The term “sub-donkey” I used, points the way you have to go to become truly civilized human beings because your “ad personam” attacks are repetitive insults which are based on no evidence

  • murthy gandikota

    Many of the posters here never made it to IIT’s ( I have my B.Tech, thank you) and would read CB’s mediocre account of the life in IIT to rationalize their mediocre existence. The less said the better about CB. I bought his book in Delhi airport and needed to humor myself. It served its purpose, just as a newspaper comes handy in a toilet. The fact is, CB will soon be a crorepati sitting right next to Ambani’s if he has his way. Isn’t modern India a wonderful country!

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  • yogi

    Bhagat had atleast one good observation in that article…

    “…… India is a third world country with third rate infrastructure and few achievements on the world stage in science, sports, defence or creativity”…

    Bingo ! And that is why mediocrities like Chetan Bhagat are celebrated in India. If Indians start achieving consistently at the international level, the likes of Bhagat will have no audience.

    All the mediocre lefties and Bhagat cannot thrive in an India where competence is valued.

    Infact, in the article we clearly see how Bhagat is projecting. He was a low-confidence Hindu with poor English who could not get any girls to like him.

    He got into Engineering, but couldn’t quite cut it there; so, he went into management and was on a fairly typical career treadmill. His wife’s career was far ahead of his own. So, it is not a stretch to assume that his confidence was fairly low when he got lucky with his thoroughly stupid book.

    Now, he is in over his head…. being publicly humiliated by people far more competent than himself whenever he opens his mouth. Salman Rushdie and Gulzar tore him a new one…. and now, B-grade TV actors have joined the party.

    This article is simply a plea for help.

    He praised Modi initially, hoping to get the substantial right-wing presence on social media to come to his defence when he was repeatedly being villified. That did not happen. So, he is now trying the same trick with lefty talking points.

    • Soumya Srajan

      Nice comment yogi! exactly describing the fact.

      People like bhagat, who have patronage from our feudal rulers (families, who “own” political parties or media and press chains- bjp and some communist parties may be the only ones who have at least some cadre based management- but even communist parties look completely under clutches of congress ruling family etc. ) have no regard for truth nor do they have capacity to analyze properly facts. They do not have inclination to use also what ever capacity they may have.

      So only difference, I have with you is that about calling these feudal- families owned parties and media press – left. They have nothing to do with left or right or social justice etc. They are only interested in continuation of their feudal rule and might.

      Even deformed form of secularism and socialism slogans they have used just as tool to keep their feudal rule intact, they use these tools exactly in the same manner as in pakistan army and feudal lords use religion extremism as tool to keep their rule intact. It has nothing to do with secularism etc.It is just a tool to generate extremism and brainwashing to keep feudal grip intact.

      People like bhagat jumped to support modi initially because they calculated that with modi win the media-press may change its loyalty. He perhaps did not realize that modi may become prime-minister but country which is clutches of these feudal lords -such families, will take time to come out of it.

      Now that he did not see that change coming, he changed his opinions and sides and started calling those who write comments etc.trolls. How can he not see that real trolls in our country have been these feudal lord families
      and people like bhagat who take work under their patronage (look at how this IG is hounded by one such family owning ruling party in UP -going to extent of filing even what looks to be false charges of rape. Look at how they hounded Modi for all these years fr no reason.) Surely chetan can also see that opinions expressed in comments are views of silent majority. But he does not care. For him this patronage is more important than truth.
      He sees now that modi will take time to get these real trolls out and he better be with trolls.

      Modi may have become PM but country still is in quite bit grip of such feudal families. Modi’s success will depend a lot on how much succeeds in nullifying effects of these real trolls -feudal families “owning” parties and media and press- who have been brain washing and destroying our economy and culture.

      Grip of these real trolls will remain strong for sometime – let us hope modi successfully gets country at least out of that grip in this first phase.

      People like bhagat may not have much to do with truth and ehtics. They may change sides again as soon as they see patronage they get from feudal families is becoming costly to maintain.

      • Indian

        How he says he is a Hindu. He is a converted christian with Hindu name, a crypto christian pig posing as Hindu. Chetan IPL is very welcome to go to ISIL Iraq or VATI-Cunt as a gutter cleaner cleaning white shit by eating, he will love it. Problem is White skins do not even think him worth it. If India is Third world with Third rate Infrastrucvture he is a 10th rate ITALIANPOTLICKER, Shameless Pulp fiction writer has shamelessly used Hindi syllables on cover of his PULP FICTION “Half GF” which I saw in Jihadi shops but with no takers..He is ashamed of his parentage also, which is more than Third rate with Third rate birth defect.These people for money even change their parents and become Ghar Jamais like Vadra, and hell to family mysterious deaths

  • blrgal

    Anirudh -Excellent piece and not having read any of his half bit novels – just read his Twitter and FB updates and reading his blog – it was a shocker that he chose to abuse his own readers…. since it is the type of person he is supposedly describing who form a bulk of his readership ! There are many respected MSM journalists who write objectively, appreciating the good work being done but the problem is it is the yelling, shouting ,screaming MSM folks whose rantings make headlines!!! CB needed a good introspection and I do hope he reads your article…….

    • Anirudh Joshi

      Thanks Blrgal.

  • Dr. MS

    You may be surprised to hear this…but many Indian women, especially Hindu women, agree with Bhagat. He has said what they have been seeing, observing,experiencing and feeling for a long time

    I have said what he has said…and have used stronger terms. Because it is true and nobody wants to touch this controversial burning subject. How can Hindus mature, and how can Hinduism itself grow and become relevant, without Hindus looking at the male misogyny among them?

    The misogyny among some of our men, both inside and outside the net, is shocking, and does require both serious research and some serious cultural corrections.

    Many of these men, between 15 and 45, are not your urbane Western educated sophisticated cosmopolitan men, Hindu or not, who practice or understand higher Hinduism. These are men who are mostly provincial and feudal.

    They are, what an IT CEO called, “Mud house to Mansion” type…where material gains and accomplishments do not come with self awareness, maturity, courtesy, culture, compassion for those outside their circles or social intelligence beyond their narrow machismo crowd. . It certainly does not come with an appropriate understanding of gender equality and female inclusion.

    I agree with Bhagat. It is time Indian men stop getting defensive, and stop wanting women to flush hot air up their backsides continuously.

    There are a lot of sexually frustrated young men in India and many stand outside in their balconies and patios fondling themselves hoping women will look at them and get excited and come over., How disgusting is that? Many Indian men have a cheap way of trying to attract women. India is a thousand years behind when it comes to balancing sensuality, intimacy and women rights. Health sexuality does not insult, disrespect or abuse women, and negotiation and collaboration between men and women can be passionate,,,,while also being sweet,sensual and supportive.

    Indian men learn to love with conditions and control. They do housework without reminders, prods and nagging. They don’t know how to care for a woman or nurture her without making her weak, dependent or out of control. They don’t know how to pursue a woman with confidence, courage and courtesy. They don’t know how to contain a woman when she is crying or upset rather than control her, They don’t know how to contain themselves without becoming repressed or oppressive. They do not know how to enjoy a woman, with her consent and cooperation, and without insulting her or abusing her. They don;t know how to understand her feelings and her femaleness as well as her strength. That complexity exists in our texts, puranas and mythologies…it does not exist in Hindu reality at all.

    These men with inferiority complex are dangerous because they are the first to establish their macho power in silly stupid and dangerous ways. Their lack of self awareness, their poor communication skills and their provincialism combined with their need or neediness…makes them awful partners or colleagues or peer or employees for of women.

    Though I do not agree with everything Mr. Bhagat writes….I agree with some of what he says. Ask your women…

    I am not going to become a Congress fan or hack because of Mr. Bhagat,,,,but I do agree that many Hindu men need to improve their communication, courtesy and content.

    Some of the juvenile comments, that are abusive, silly and highly defensive, to this write up proves some of my point.s..

    • Anirudh Joshi

      Dr.MS, If his piece was only about Indian men and their approach to women in general, it was different. Trying to mix it with fluency on english, and about being BJP/Modi supporters, and then talk about inferiority complex of India as a nation was all mixed up, like a juvenile idiot. When you try to mix many different arguements to make one case, you lose all of them.

      • Soumya Srajan

        Indeed his article was very unfortunate anirudha. I also did not have much respect for him or his writing but what ever little I may have had has disappeared with his such hollow writing and articles.

        people like him try to behave very intellectual and it makes them look quite foolish. His hero ameer khaan seems to suffer from similar complex.

        It reminds me of a famous dialogue of siddhartha hero of hermen hessse’s famous novel with his friend govinda

        “Look, my dear Govinda, this is one of my thoughts, which I have found: wisdom cannot be passed on. Wisdom which a wise man tries to pass on to someone always sounds like foolishness.”

        Here the situation much worse in india today when so many with very little wisdom -who have by chance acquired some popularity try to pass own their quite hollow understanding like this.

        • Anirudh Joshi

          Thanks Soumya,

    • Jishnu

      What is surprising if one deracinated pervert agrees with another one? It just confirms both are so. Low minds, low thoughts, low expression, inherently anti-social.

    • rbk

      Nice. This Christian seminary trojan horse knows how to sound polite and earn the goodwill of Hindus while peddling Christianity in a sugar coated pill. While sounding to agree with the author he/she partially disagrees and thinks we Hindus would take the bait.

    • Globalaryan

      Stop your rhetoric and relentless whining, feminazi!! Many of your cut and paste comments appear on many articles here and other sites and on ALL articles on this site, and all of your comments are actually very deceitful and reflect underhanded masquerading your true intentions. Makes me wonder if you’re a well trained and funded troll with a specific agenda. They are full of rhetoric and jingoism and inaccurate generalization born out of your own prejudices and paint Indian men with the same brush. e.g. you say “Indian men must learn to love without conditions, constraints and control. They have to do housework without reminders, prods and nagging. They have to learn how to nature without becoming emasculated. They don’t know how to care for a woman or nurture her without making her weak, dependent or out of control.”

      My family and families of many people fromindia I know are a far, far cry from above. There is genuine love and respect between most Indian husbands and wives. Something that you may not understand as for many in the west, marriage has lost it’s sacredness and is an economic arrangement based on mutual benefit. So your stereotypical generalizations based on stereotypes about India and Indian men from decades ago as Hollywood inspired media showed us a nation of wife abusers and snake charmers. Now, the snake charmer part has been emphatically blown to smithereens now that the world knows about our scientific and intellectual capability. Your types are desperately latching on to the other detrimental stereotypes. I saw your comments and you were sympathetic to the makers of India’s daughter so that shows where your loyalty lies. Clearly you work for someone who has vested interest in that these stereotypes continue to flourish.

      May I ask you if ALL western men and WOMEN love without conditions,constraints, and control? It will be like finding needle in a haystack in america. Most of my “american” male (married/attached) friends are always complaining at work about how controlling their wives/gfs/ are and many of them openly refer to their wives as “feminazi b1tches” and don’t waste a single opportunity to cheat on them. Result Over 65% divorce rate. ARE THESE VALUES, OUTLOOK and LIFESTYLE THAT YOU ARE PEDDLING HERE???? THANKS BUT NO THANKS!!

      • shiva the destroyer

        he indeed is a well paid internet troll
        all those call centre jobs have been outsourced to India Phillipines Vietnam …so u will meet mote like him

        • Globalaryan

          You nailed it !! Yes, Chetan Bhagat is an Internet Troll hired. Enough of these CBT types.

          • shiva the destroyer

            bhausdiwala bakchaudi toh aise karta hai jaise kitna famous ho….just Indians know him and just a handful of people have wasted money on buying his books….lets be honest that indian public is chewtiya….hence most salman and shah rukh khan videos sell here like hot cake
            if we r chewtiyas as bhagat says….then he is no less since he is only popular here….that he forgets

    • Indian

      Dr MS it seems you are some leftist slut paraders likes of Chetan ITALIANPOTLICKER or IPLs. At least I know I’am a IIT ian and have nothing but contempt for that gutter idiot. and we males are males NOT BECAUSE OF SOME FEMINAZI USLESS LEFTIST,WHITE ASS LICKING, Giving 4 in one, 21600 times a day to everything “white”, Left Liberals or the media sluts. Since 2004 sluts and Escort services runners have entered the SLUT MEDIA. Chetan IPL (ITALIAN POT LICKER), Bhagat is Bhakt only in Panjabi accent. This Chetan IPL is ashamed of his parentage also, so like the media IPLs like SURA-DESAIS and his so called “wife” of “UGLY INDIA MALE” fame have brought FDI , Direct to Home (DTH).Go and puke in some bloody FEMInAZI SITE..By the way IITs have many useless branches like recent controversy in Humanities section of IIT Chennai, for dregs, and also SPONSORED SEATS and branches like Industrial which go begging. AND THIS SOBB IPL is so shameless he uses Hindi on his Pulp Fiction “Half Girlfriend”..He got his paycheck from the ITALIAN NAZI CRUSADER Congress. IIT shitpot he may have cleaned

      • Dr. MS

        Next time you use filthy language like you do…it is obvious what class of dirt and dirty mind you grew up with. No man with decency and culture would write the way you do. You are worse than a poreekee pimp with a hidden lust for Italian women…which is why you hate them so much. Opposite of love is not hate…it is indifference. I am indifferent to those who are of no value to me…like you. But your hatefulness reveals a deep psychopathology with cheap lust for Italian women. Get help.

    • Indian

      Why have Indian Men learn to love what the white skinned or HALF HARAMI(White skinned) HALF HINDUSTANI asslickers of White skins, giving 4 in 1, 21600 times a day, thew leftist slut lobby say?? MALES OR INDIAN MALES HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO OBLIGATION TO FEMINAZI 4 IN 1 PAID TROLLS OF ITALIAN NAZI CUNT CONGRESS BROTHEL CULTURE FOLLWERS, OR THE COMMIE PIGS, YOU Know one thing in common between IPLs (ITALIAN POTLICKERS) & MEDIA SLUTS AND COMMIE PIGS IS THAT THEY USE THEIR OWN MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS AND SISTERS TO SET UP ORGIES WITH THEIR WHITE MASTERS AND MAKE BFS OF THEM FOR TWO PEGS OF LIQUOR.PORN JOURNALISM (PORNO roys BUR-KHAA DATTA LIKE)..AND RESPECT IS EARNED NOT DEMANDED JUST BECAUSE OF V…NA..GO LECTURE YOUR SLUT PARADER WHORES OF COMMIE-CONGI-BROTHEL CULTURISTS OF ITALY

      • Dr. MS

        Next time you use filthy language like you do…it is obvious what class of dirt and dirty mind you grew up with. No man with decency and culture would write the way you do. You are worse than a poreekee pimp with a hidden lust for Italian women…which is why you hate them so much. Opposite of love is not hate…it is indifferent. I am indifferent. But your hatefulness reveals a deep psychopathology. Get help.

  • Jishnu

    Anirudh, you are fundamentally wrong on abuse part – Chetan Bhagat and media rogues abuse this civilization day in day out. There is absolutely nothing unforgivable if they are made to taste humility. The only reason not to abuse is that abuse makes them try victim and martyr. Not at all because there is anything undeserving in them of abuse or being collectively thrown into gutter – the real place they must belong to.

    • Anirudh Joshi

      Jishnu, My definition of abuse is about the kind of vile abuses and unprintable words in english and hindi which were thrown at Kavita Krishnan and Shruti Seth, which was the original trigger for his blogpost. Normal criticism which this folks call abuse is not really abuse. Even calling them Paid media or pseudo liberals is hardly an abuse. It happens to be fact.

      • Jishnu

        Dear Anirudh,

        I think there is a lot of deception in the way abuse gets defined and to the disadvantage of the civilized lot. Just look at the words used by the likes of Kavita Krishnan. They happen to be “printable” but anti-social. So the question is why should that be not treated an abuse. It is an abuse of a civilized order of life, it is an abuse of a society, an abuse of a moral order. If one calls them anti-social elements, that would be simply factual. One can see how these parasites take advantage of “civility” norms of a society to act against the same civilized order. It is parasitic no less.

        So the question is, why should they be treated as per social norms when they disown those norms? Why should they not be given their due, by being treated the way people are treated outside the bounds of a civilized society (in which obviously there is no norm of abuse or printability or morality or civility or respect)? Why should society treat anti-social, anti-civil elements by the norms of socially civil treatment?

        • Xiang Chen

          Ahimsa has 2 functions closely related that summarize the World and human behaviors

          1) respect the LIFE in all its forms = non violence

          2) fight the DEATH in all its forms = i.e search the lies and shoot down them because they are the main source of all conflicts that cause the death of people or peace

          So an abuse is a behavior that is contrary to AHIMSA then brings HIMSA i.e DEATH (conflicts ; real or virtual murders) like islam, christianity, communism, castes system ; misogyny ; ad personam attacks (printable or not) etc…

          Thus you may notice that the only difference between you and other commentators comes from their various levels of application of Ahimsa……So it would be easy to make unity in India through Ahimsa

          • Jishnu

            I remember having engaged on ahimsa topic and don’t think this conversation will go anywhere near being productive 🙂

  • Seel

    Chetan’s logic can be applied to all non English speaking countries, study English can get better girls and then join Congress. That won’t fly good with Chinese, Japanese, Spaniard, Italians or Arabs.

  • Harsh

    Absolutely brilliant piece, compelling read and very convincing indeed ! Take a bow !

    • Anirudh Joshi

      Thanks Harsh.

  • truth_i_speak

    Fully agree with views of Writer… Fast out dating CBTs are feeling threatened by SM.

  • james007

    “Chetan Bhagat’s piece is filled with several inconsistencies and stupid generalizations.”

    And so is yours…

    Just read the beginning itself..

    1 Bhagat’s piece could have very well been written by any BJP-RSS-Modi-hating English language reporter or columnist (indeed, it is even silly to call them mainstream media – they are not) and it would not have drawn much response….

    Who are you to say that….there are many well known respected journalists, writers…who don’t support BJP-RSS ideology. They are the equally important and their views matter equally. Educated and sensible readers learn a lot from them.

    2 The fact that it was written by Chetan Bhagat who is a writer whose books are read by thousands, and the fact that Bhagat was educated at premier institutes, and the fact that before the elections, he was talking often in support of Modi did contribute significantly to the outrage…

    Seriously….!!! The article was meant to target paid BJP workers on social media (like you..apparently ) and I guess, it did it’s job perfectly….Even if it was ridiculous at some points…just like yours.

    You are trying to contradict Chetan bhagat by copying his infamous cheap style. What an irony..!!!
    I just hope you doesn’t become a writer in future.

    • KC

      aren’t you the most ridiculous one here?
      “paid BJP workers like this article writer” ? Come on, man. You must be kidding with yourself.

      • truth_i_speak

        what is KC? K Chutian? Go get some life.

        • ViratHindu

          liberally using c world, hmm liberal arse? Now go crying to your mumma that I, a ‘bhakt’, abused you.

        • kyzylkumkohlrabi

          Lol, the correct dismissal is “go get *a* life”, not “go get *some* life”. I reckon you’re probably a CBT who fancies himself proficient in English but falters with the most basic of semantic constructs.

        • Indian

          Hey Christian Pig, worry about your fucking life MAA DAR…

        • Indian

          Chetan IPL ashamed of his parents, Hey what abt Italian..MDC

      • james007

        I just meant to comment on the biased views of writer….and the illogical arguments he is making.

        • Soumya Srajan

          writer does not look biased -you look extremely biased.

    • Harsh

      Looks like this is Chetan again, writing under a pseudonym ! The trademark crappy style of writing is a dead giveaway !

      • james007

        Don’t insult me by calling me Chetan Bhagat.

    • Seel

      You are nothing but a disgrace to India’s current interest and ambitions. You won’t advice Chinese to study English so they get better girls or to Japanese to study English, or same to Arabs.

      • james007

        “You are nothing but a disgrace to India’s current interest and ambitions.”

        Why..just because my views doesn’t agree with you. No-where I have said that ‘Chinese should study English so they get better girls or to Japanese to study English, or same to Arabs’

        Chetan might have said, I am not supporting him.
        I am just saying that people should be given space to point out negative side of any phenomena whether government, or social media trend, or BJP.

        It is sad that people like you also have a voting power and get to say in the future of my country.

        • Jishnu

          “I am just saying that people should be given space to point out negative side ”

          No you are not saying that. You are supporting ad hominem attacks done by Chetan Bhagat, rooted in prejudices, ignorance, selfishness, lack of national pride. Negative side, eh?

    • Jishnu

      “Who are you to say that”

      And who the hell are you to question that? If a superficial, deracinated,anglophile like Chetan Bhagat has his freedom, why not anyone else?

      “there are many well known respected journalists, writers…who don’t support BJP-RSS ideology. ”

      Oh yes. Most of them happen to be traitors sponsored by evangelists, vested interests. Why are you feeling pricked?

      That Chetan Bhagat wrote books hardly makes him an expert on anything – what he writes is pastime nonsense. That he did support Modi and that he now talks nonsense is obvious reason why Modi supporters are pissed with him – what exactly is inconsistent in that?

      • james007

        The above writer hasn’t read any of his books….and he is passing judgments on him.

        Anyways, I have read 1 of his novel…and I hated it. So i know that he is a bad writer…but First I read.

        I am not Chetan bhagat’s supporter,nor I am advocating that he is an expert writer or journalist.
        In the above comment I am not criticizing author of this shit-piece because he criticized him……but I am criticizing this arrogant mentality that anything anti BJP-anti MODI is anti-national and should not be taken seriously.

        I hate BJP-RSS.
        I am hindu and I am not, nor related to an evangelist.
        I am fully Indian from heart and soul – not a traitor, or anti-national.

        At one end those illiterates BJP supporters defend MODI..that why should someone crticize an Indian for not knowing English as Hindi is our mother tongue…. an one the other hand when they get pissed by a cheap writer, they start focusing on his English.

        • Jishnu

          “The above writer hasn’t read any of his books….and he is passing judgments on him”

          Of course – because Chetan Bhagat did not write any book that concerns the subject on which he is being judged. It is his article that is relevant. So why should reading his novels be relevant to adjudge his prejudices/deracination?

          “I am criticizing this arrogant mentality that anything anti BJP-anti MODI is anti-national ”

          That is what YOU are attributing, that is not what the author said. When one cannot counter on content he tries to talk of intent – something you are trying here.

          “I hate BJP-RSS”

          You are a hate monger and that much is visible here. I agree.

          “I am hindu and I am not”

          Which means you have no worthwhile identity.

          “I am fully Indian from heart and soul – not a traitor, or anti-national”

          Is what you think. That is what even idiots like Chetan Bhagat think, but they are anything but that. They are thoroughly deracinated, colonized, anglicized, anti-Indian, anti-Hindu at the core.

          “an one the other hand when they get pissed by a cheap writer”

          The author explained why. And I explained why. If you can’t understand it is your problem.

          “Chetan’s prediction correct”

          Shows your hate again.

        • Soumya Srajan

          “The above writer hasn’t read any of his books….and he is passing judgments on him.”

          why should one not criticize some one for an article which seems to be quite foolishly written.
          Does one have to read his books to criticize such foolishness. Do you not feel that your logic is quite perverted.

          A psychological stand you seem to have that people who criticize – the deeds of feudal lords who ruled our country (people belonging to families who own most of our political parties
          or media and press -except for parties like BJP or communists,which at least have a little cadre based management, almost all are owned in this manner) and ruled our country for such long time using a very deformed form of secularism as a tool to keep their feudal rule intact (modi may have become PM but these people still have their power centers quite intact) -have to be only arrogant or BJP supporters or trolls etc (as bhagat puts it) -does show that your view of general opinion of majority in India is highly biased and belittling our culture and style.

          What I am surprised is that people like bhagat or such feudal rulers express their views because they care very little whether they are right or wrong. With their power quite intact, they know well that they can get away with what ever they say. People like bhagat also feel secure with patronage from such feudal lords.

          But why people like you get brainwashed from such views expressed by people who are not even serious about them and have very little to do with truth.

          Just try to look at India of silent majority -hindu muslim or christians (there may be a lot of difference in other countries in such classes, but in our country life style of almost all is quite similar, religion matters very little in this respect. )

          In a country where most languages do not have even word like religion (which is used to signify faith with some kind of exclusivity ) – common word dharma used for religion has very different meaning and sentiment ( it signifies natural laws which preserve natural order in the universe -so even an atom has its dharma – thus dharma is essentially studies of science and social science together ) -where all ritualism of all religions are enjoyed by practically all
          and where for 1000’s of years general sentiment (and not just of hindus, style of christianity and muslims here too matches with these sentiments of our culture ) has been that “all paths lead to the same truth (and you follow one or more what ever you find suitable) – it sounds so funny when people like you shout to roof tops secularism and what not — whom are you trying to teach ?

          What is more funnier is that at least people like these feudal rulers or bhagat know what they are doing. They do not care about wrong or right -they are just interested in their rule or patronage kept intact.

          But people like you get sentimental and brainwashed for nothing and that too by such a dishonest style of shouting .. and people with very little caliber – what ever they may have had gets burried in such scheming.

          How can you not see what has happened all these years in our country how much has been destroyed by such a dishonest regime. Their use of this deformed extreme form of secularism as a tool to keep their rule intact, is not much different from way pakistani rulers and army use religion extremism as a tool to keep their feudal rule intact.

          let us hope some day your eyes open up to reality.

        • Indian

          Bloody Christian Swine Flu Rat have wet dreams about your Mother.. You hate RSS because you christian swine flu rats, the mass murdering from Air eunuchs cannot bring your evil vile Mother fucking religion in India..You ANTI NATIONAL SWINE FLU TWO PAISA CHRISTIAN RATS ARE NOT EVEN WORTH 2 PAISA..AND YOU OF ALL THE DEGENERATES, DEMONIAC GUTTER MF RELIGION OF GAS CHAMBERS, GENOCIDES AND RAPES WANT TO LIVE..HA HA HA HA MR CHRISTIAN RAT A 2 PAISA IPL ITALIAN POT LICKERS, THE CHRISTIAN CANNIBALS WHO FEASTED ON INDIANS HAVING WET DREAMS OF INDIANS GOING TO ITALIAN NAZI CRUSADER=INC Congress..I HATE YOUR PIG NAMES..AND BY THE WAY THE MASS MURDER OF INDIANS BY THIS ITALIAN BARDANCER CHRISTIAN SONIA WAS COMMITTED AND FINANCED BY CHRISTIANS..CATHOLIC SABHAS, CHRISTIAN “SECULAR” (HA HA CHRISTIAN CRETIN AND SECULAR) SABHAS AND THE MOST HATED I.NC…INDIAN MUJAHIDEEN=IM=ITALIAN MAFIA..YOU CHRISTIAN RATS THINK INDIANS ARE FOOLS LIKE YOU TWO BIT SLUT SUPPLIERS TO WHITES THINK, NOT TO GUAGE THAT NAXALITES ARE NOTHING BUT A CHURCH EXECUTIONERS, INFERNAL GOD SLAVES AS YOU WOULD LIKE TO CALL, SUPPORTED AND FINANCED BY THAT ITALIAN BARDANCER. AS SOON AS THE CHRISTIAN CM WAS PLACED IN ANDHRA BY THIS CHRISTIAN NAZI THESE DISAPPEARED FROM ANDHRA TO APPEAR IN CHATTISGARH.. THE TWO BIT SHIT SCUMS LIKE YOU ANYWAY CAN SMELL SONIAS CHRISTIAN ASS..ANYWAY YOU TRAITOR RATS , YOUR CROOKED BLOODTHIRSTY EVIL RELIGION OF RACIST, KLANNISTS, PEDOPHILES, GENOCIDAL MANIACS, WHITE THUGS, YOU TRAITORS LIVE IN INDIA, BREATHE IN INDIA (AS YOUR WHITE GODS DO NOT EVEN THINK YOU FIT TO LICK THEIR WHITE SHITS GUTTERS CLEAN, WHICH YOU LOVE), BUT HAVE EXTRA LOYALTIES TO THE VATI-CUNT, CIA, MI6 AND ITALIAN MAFIA..WELL WE HAVE NOT ASKED YOU UNCULTURED 2 BIT M..F RATS TO REMAIN IN INDIA GET THE HELL LOST TO PORTUGAL OF ITALY OR DR CONGO OR CHRISTIAN LOVE RWANDA

        • Indian

          You son of a bitch and Boar son what do you mean by Illiterate..I’am more literate I can challange than 20 generations of your sluts combined and SON OF A BITCH AND BOAR CHRISTIAN RAT..AND MODI IS MORE LITERATE THAN THAT 5TH FAIL, ITALIAN BARDANCER SONIA, (AN ITALIAN UNCULTURED LOUT CHRISTIAN??? AND HER PIGLETS RAUL AND BIANCA?? HA HA HA WHO ASKED YOUR CERTIFICATES YOU MOST INFERIOR MOST DEGENERATE CHRISTIAN.. NOBODY HERE EVEN CONSIDERS IT WORTH MORE THAN ANY PIGHIT STICKING TO THE SHOE WHICH IS THROWN AWAY.. MODI SUPPORTERS ARE NOT WHORE SUPPLIERS TO TOP HONCHOS..WHAT ARE DEGENERATE ILLITERATE “ENGLIS” SPEAKING PRODUCTS OF PORTUGESE AND BRITISH , ITALIANS KEEPS ARE GOOD AT?? ONLY BEING “PERSONAL SECRETARIES” TO ALL TOP CEOs?? Hey yes Brothel Culture of ITALIAN NAZI C..T Congress..Hey you mistake Most Indians are Not 2 paisa Xtians or 5 paisa Converts Xtians, though many are CUNT CHRISTIANS LIKE MANISH TEWARI..WHY DO YOU NOT LEAVE INDIA FOR CHRISTIAN HEAVEN OF CONGO OR MALI AND REMOVE YOUR FOUL BREATHE TOXIFYING THE AIR OF INDIA, BECAUSE SONIA WON’T TAKE YOU TO ITALY TO EAT WHITE SHIT YOU LOVE..BLOODTHIRSTY DEMONIAC CHRISTIANS ARE ENEMIES OF ALL THINGS “HUMAN”..AFTER ALL A GOD BORN ON “CHRISTMAS” AMONG HUGE VIOLENCE ON POOR ANIMALS BILLIONS OF TONS OF BLOOD AND TRILLIONS OF TONS OF “URINE” CALLED “SCOTCH”

    • ViratHindu

      You admire CB, the most worthless writer this land has ever produced!!!! You should get yourself tested.

    • Indian

      PAID Italian Nazi Christian Cunt potlicker, The Foul mouthed evil Ghouls anti national christians, who till 1947 were supplying sluts to British pigs and helping them commit mass murders of Indians and now the Running dogs of that Italian whore just because that Italian Mass Murderer is a Bastard worshipper of that Vatic -cunt child abusing , Nazi supporting Blood thirsty Xianity. The evil murderers who supported Portuguese Inquisitors to kill millions, yet shamelessly stuck their slut religion of Infernal Hell God, Hanging Jew on a Torture Instrument, asses in India instead of leaving because the Traitors, also wanted to Live, despite their Leader the converted Cunt Christian Chotu Lal voting for Porkistan. THE FILTHY CHRISTIANITY attacks RSS-VHP because the assholes pigs still openly cannot attack Hindus. THE RELIGION OF LOVE HA HA, HAS WIPED OFF THE MUSLIMS FROM MALI IN 2014, MEDIVIAL BARBARIANS WITH UNKNOWN FATHERS, JUST BECAUSE 40% MUSLIMS WERE ABLE TO ELECT A MUSLIM PRESIDENT..ETHNIC CLEANSING IN 2014 AND NOT “DARK AGES”..BLOODTHIRSTY EVIL SATANIC IDEOLOGY OF DEMONS WIPED 9 MILLION BLACKS IN SHIPS ITSELF AND MILLIONS MORE IN SWEAT SHOPS.MAYAS, INCAS AZTECS, ……..LIST IS ENDLESS…AND A 5% DEMONIC CHRISTIAN MINORITY WANTS FOREIGN CHRISTIAN VATI-CUNT PIGLETS TO RULE INDIA?? HEY FIRST ASK THAT VATICAN MASS MURDERER CHILD PEDOPHJIOLE DEMON TO BUILD A MOSQUE AND TEMPLE IN VATI-CUNT.THE BIGGEST MAFIA OF DRUG, ORGAN AND BLUE FILMS..HEY READ THE POPES HISTORY ONE HAVING CHILDREN FROM HIS OWN BIOLOGICAL MOTHER..Respected Journalists just because they lick the ITALIAN WHITE SKINNED BARDANCERS ASS AND OFFCOURSE XIAN ASS.THE Bloody Syrian christian demons were given sanctuary like the hungry maddogs by Kings of Kerala and same Filthy evil bloodthirsty Boko Haramis of worst order invited the Portugese to attack Cuttack..Christian snakes always bite the hand that feeds the degenerate Satanists. AND THESE “RESPECTED” Journalists ( christian sluts of Hindu names”-the SECULARS are defined as products of Keeps of British, EU, Portugal and ITALIAN SEX ANIMALS..The bastard progeny of Louts and foreign mercenaries like Christians in India..MAD RANTS OF REBERIO AND ISSAC have shown their TRUE mercenary genetics, BLOODY PORTUGESE PIGS WE DEFEATED AND MADE YOUR FATHERS FLEE LIKE RATS

  • Abyss

    Having not read any of his books either, when people say that the movies based on his novels are much better, this really tells something about his skills as an author. Perhaps, this inferiority complex led him to write this piece, venting out his pent up frustration. Or, maybe, he is not getting laid enough, since that is supposed to be a fix for all frustrations, by his own admission.

  • Hemant Sachdev

    Very well written. The one person who fits the description of a ‘sexually frustrated abusive internet troll with poor grasp of English’ is Chetan Bhagat himself.
    Wonder if he realises this…