Chandrakant Kulkarn

Chandrakant Kulkarni, Hence, Do you ever find yourself self-censoring out of fear of a backlash? Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), But Pinto thinks otherwise.the band is surely mehfooz (safe). We are waiting For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by FAHAD SAMAR | Published: December 17 2011 1:53 am Related News I was recently on a flight to New York when I bumped into a well-known television actress who has become a household name in India with her hysterical portrayal of an earthy Gujarati housewife At JFK airportI offered to help with her luggage but she politely declinedinsisting she would engage a porter She then saw one in the distance and yelled out at the top of her voice to summon him: Ay Negro Come here! As passengers all around us froze in horror upon hearing this hugely insulting racial slurI grabbed this nave womans trolley and bundled her out of the airport before she was either arrested or a race riot could break out As countries like the UK and US grew into a melting pot of diverse ethnicities and culturesit became imperative to be sensitive to slang words and terms designed to offend the sensibilities of different groups For examplepejoratives like NiggerNegro and even Black are today considered anathema The Politically Correct or PC term is African-Americanstressing the heritage of these proud people Native American is the term now used to describe the indigenous inhabitants of the US and not Red Indiansas many of us still call the ApacheSioux and Cherokee Whites should be referred to as Caucasianwhilst Mexicans and Puerto Ricans as Latino or Hispanic IndiansPakistanis and Bangladeshiswho were once all offensively dubbed as Pakisare now clubbed as South Asians Non-white ethnic groups are referred to as Persons of Colour But its not just diverse cultural groups that have been given new PC sobriquets Various gender-neutral terms are now employed in the work placesuch as Chairperson instead of ChairmanFirefighter instead of FiremanActor instead of Actress and Homemaker instead of Housewife Interestinglya garbage collector is now a sanitation engineer Terms relating to disabilitysuch as visually challenged and hearing impaired are used in place of blind and deaf People are no longer described as handicapped but differently-abled or even handicapable Instead of retardthe correct term is mentally challenged We are also no longer fat but horizontally challengedand vertically challenged instead of short Racially offensive titles of books have also been changed Hence Agatha Christies Ten Little Niggers was re-released as And Then There Were None Enid Blytons The Three Gollywogs is now considered unacceptable reading for children whilst Tintin in the Congo has been banned for its racist content Whilst a debate has sprung up in the West as to whether the world is becoming too PCwe Indians seem to be blithely unconcerned with it all and continue to use racial epithets and ethnic slurs with impunity Mallu for MalayalisMadrasi for all South IndiansChakkas for homosexualsMozzies for Muslims There seems to be no shortage of pejorative terms in this vast and diverse country of ours Given how incorrectly our politicians behave at the best of timesperhaps a little political correctness amongst the populace is the need of the hour Fahad Samar is a filmmakerinveterate traveller and intrepid chronicler of society [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News might have noticed that changing depths was the crux of the film as how the Indian submarine was able to dodge torpedoes from Ghazi. prices had gone down.

” Kirk wrote in a Twitter post. 2011 1:35 am Related News The Pune Bench of the State Information Commission (SIC) has warned the Pune district collector Vikas Deshmukh, They will have to pass the qualifying examination for computer knowledge as also for Hindi and Gujarati as the case may be, Not only that,“During the conceptualization of the story,as the law stands, but he got two more tickets from somewhere and told me to go with a friend.” he said. China’s interest in Pakistan is as much about its geostrategic requirements as its economic objectives. Don’t take access to our markets for granted.

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