Jignesh Mevani interview: ‘I won’t let the activist Jignesh die… Cong also wants me to be what I am… Rahul wants me to grow as a Dalit leader’

What has changed in Jignesh Mevani after the April 19 arrest by the Assam Police? I am relaxed and offended both, relaxed obviously for getting bail and offended because of the harassment and persecution I was subjected to for no reason. (I am) absolutely innocent as far as these two cases (over the tweet, and … Read more

Who is Jignesh Mevani?

To Natwarbhai Parmar, 69, son Jignesh Mevani always seemed a touch too idealistic. “He would talk about bringing about a revolution and I would say such revolution that happened only before 1947. He would then say, ‘I am ready to go to jail’.” In a sense, he prepared us for the worst,” says Parmar, talking … Read more