“I come from a country and civilisation that gave the world the word that precedes silence and is followed by more silence. That word is ‘Om’. So I dedicate this award to my country.”
That's what Resul Pookutty said in his acceptance speech at the Oscars. The year was 2009 and the government in place back then was UPA. Imagine the kind of reaction we've got from the so-called liberals if these words were uttered in the current BJP regime.