The WHY of Rise of Self-styled Godmen in India

 The article has been republished in The Huffington Post, United States too.   A land of fakirs, snake-charmers, rope-tricks, turbaned maharajas, holy cows... over seven decades of Indian independence, we are still struggling with the same rudimentary mindset that once Rudyard Kipling called "The White Man's Burden".    These are still the most disparaging, scathing and venomous