A sad song of musical censorship in India and Pakistan

Subramanian, Laksmi
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What are we to make of these episodes that occur now with depressing regularity, enjoy prime-time popularity on Indian television and then die down, only to be recalled when yet another event takes its place? As with so many things, there is a historical explanation for the appropriation of music and performance practices as part of the nationalist project in both India and Pakistan. Link - bit.ly/37fyZou