Sadanand Menon writes in the Business Standard highlighting the gun of representation in new literature and art. And he says that “.creative pieces like White Tiger and Slumdog, in fact, purchase ratings and approval and awards abroad by swivelling the spotlight on the seamier side of the Indian reality; that this gore-and-grime realism is not the ‘real’
I hunch that he is not at all aware of what the meaning of political representations. Did the politician fulfill the voter’s desirers? Did the bureaucrats represent the tax payer’s desirers as they live by public taxes?
It is these people who” represents” “merely an opportunist re-orientation of poverty as pornography.”