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The Giant Dolls’ house project by Catja de Haas will be exhibited from April 15 to May 15, at the Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Details: info.museumofgoa@gmail.com/ 7722089666

Join MOG for a talk by Dr. Anand Teltumbde on the topic ‘‘India’s Democratic Deficit”, this MOG Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at Museum of Goa, Pilerne Industrial Estate, Pilerne, Bardez, Goa. Brief on the talk: By the virtue of her size, diversity and demographic characteristics, India is eulogized as the biggest democracy in the world. Indeed, a few countries could rival in terms of its democratic exterior. However, the content of this democracy has been problematic right from the beginning she embarked on her tryst with destiny. Today, she has reached a point where this epithet itself is becoming increasingly questionable. Dr. Teltumbde would try to examine the fundamentals, the construction of the post-colonial state, and show that much of its deficit we experience today is attributable to the deliberate intrigues of the class that inherited power from the colonial rulers. He will test out the salient accomplishment of this state with the conceptual content of democracy as envisaged by its founding fathers. The speaker will also propose certain basic remedies to do away this deficit and get India onto tracks of reasonable democracy. Brief on the speaker: Anand Teltumbde is a writer and civil rights activist with CPDR, […]

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