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Decoding NaMo – From The Propaganda Perspective

"I think the greatest single enemy is the misuse of information,  the perversion of truth in the hands of terribly skilful people." ~ John le Carré This is the third in a series of posts on NaMo, after the earlier ones: Decoding NaMo : From a Classical Liberal perspective Decoding NaMo : From Lutyens' Delhi perspective This post is dedicated to the millions of ordinary people: self-respecting, law-abiding, well-meaning citizens, who do their daily prayers, go through their daily routine balancing life between job, school, children, parents and family. Among all of this grind there is a routine mundane activity (and every Indian child is ceremoniously “cultured” to get into it over her formative years) that includes reading daily newspaper and watching TV News. Basically, follow the mainstream media to keep one updated with the current events, “knowledgable” debates and “intelligent” opinions, that would eventually shape the judgement and decision of each o