Interview/ Mahinda Rajapaksa, opposition leader and former president
Dear Hrithik, praying for the good health of Shri Rakesh Roshan ji. He is a fighter and I am sure he will face the challenge with utmost courage.
They follow us like a roadside romeo for an alliance. They are stalking us and are talking the language of ‘we will thrash you’. It shows the character of the party.
Inclusiveness has been our way of life, and this ancient multi-cultural civilisation whose name is India is a most remarkable achievement that no other country has known. Today it is threatened by a policy to wipe out our religious and cultural differences and force us into a single religious and cultural identity.
Even if there isn’t friendship between the government and the media, there shouldn’t be animosity.
We have both genetically, very generously, been given very strong genes. So, we are inherently very strong personalities. I think there is a very fine line between arguing and discussing and that is something we are still arriving at… discovering what is what.