Responsible Journalism First. Politics Later.

The title of Rajdeep Sardesai’s video post on Saddahaq.com was beckoning. “Water First. Then Bharat Mata.” Finally, someone was talking about water scarcity. Alas! My enthusiasm was short lived. The video was yet another slugfest aimed at the Government of India. In the four minute video, all Rajdeep did was speak emotionally about how the politicians are seeking political mileage at various platforms or enforcing ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ on the citizens instead of focusing on key issues like water scarcity plaguing Maharashtra.

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Author: Anita Desai

I am an alumni of the University of Delhi. An administration and human resources professional, I was associated in the past with Embassy of Israel and with the UKaid's development programs n New Delhi. An emerging writer, poet, blogger, with interests in reading/writing short stories, I discovered my flair for writing during a career break. My short story "The Domestic Maid' features on an online literary community 'New Asian Writing'. 'Epileptic', a short love story, has been published by Nivasini Publishers in their 2015 anthology, 'Celebrating India - Love Without Borders'. My Hindi poem 'Navnirman' has been shortlisted or publishing in 2017 in two anthologies by Authorspress and Nivasini Publishers. I share my opinions on social/political causes of human interest on 'saddahaq.com', a social journalism platform.

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