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#ResignModi vs TINA factor: This activist insists, he can indeed be an alternative!

Yesterday, I received an email alert by a social activist, Chandra Vikash, who is convener of the Global Academy for Indigenous Activism (GAIA) and chief mentor and innovation coach at the GAIA Innovation Labs, apparently seeking to answer the seeking to address #ResignModi hashtag, which he claims has received support from more than a hundred million Indians.

Gujarat cadre woman IAS official who objected to Modi remark on sleeveless blouse

Two days back, a veteran journalist based in Patna, previously with the Times of India, Ahmedabad, phoned me up to inform me that he had a sad news: Swarnakanta Varma, a retired Gujarat cadre IAS bureaucrat, who was acting chief secretary on the dastardly Godhra train burning day, February 27, 2002, which triggered one of the worst ever communal riots in Gujarat, has passed away due to Covid. “I have been informed about this from a friend in Jaipur, where she breathed her last”, Law Kumar Mishra said.