How to fill the void of the National Idea

The writer Pankaj Mishra gives the picture of modern India through the V.S. Naipul’s Illusion described in his influential book about India “ India : A Million Mutinies Now” published more than twenty years from the recent resurgence of violence in India. Despite its paradoxically successful experiment with democracy Mishra sees India’s fragmentation and lack of National unity as serious today as were in Naipul’s book.