Sonia Gandhi said she would "humbly decline" to be the next prime minister of India, a decision that followed Hindu nationalist outrage over the prospect of a foreign-born woman at the helm of the nation.In my opinion, however, the outrage over a foreign born person becoming PM of India was across the board, not restricted to a particular segment of the population, either an income group or a religion. Another case of how improper perceptions even in the so-called "well-read" press propagate because of the mass appeal of an organization such as the AP. Hopefully, this image shall change
Tuesday, May 18, 2004
was it just hindu nationalists?
The Associated Press reported