Facebook (or other forms of the social media) is a tool that convinces us to believe that we are an expert on nearly all topics and that we care about our people and our planet. It gives us the status of being a 'social activist' who is 'just out there' to do some good for the humanity.
Now that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has taken the unilateral decision to ban consumption and sale of alcohol in Bihar, a promise he made earlier to appease the women vote bank despite the loss of over Rs. 5,000 crore (by some estimate) to the state exchequer in various form of taxes, it is time for this 'Man with a Plan' to introduce a few more bans to level the field for all.
We Indians have the thinnest skins in the world. We are very easily offended while at the same time too trigger-happy when it comes to insulting others. Lack of understanding of nuances and subtleties only compound the matter.