Palghar and the Story of Selective Silence​​

Jayati Rathi and Aditi Sharma
Government New Law College, Indore, India.

Volume IV, Issue I, 2021

The present piece of work deals with the recent incident of brutal lynching in the Palghar district of Maharashtra and the voiceless government machinery, including media. Mob lynching is one of the most vicious evils from which the society has been encountering from the past many decades. The aim of this article is to unveil such loopholes and present a clear picture of some unanswered facets that struck to the mind, while confronting this issue. In order to carry out a deep analysis of the topic, various newspapers, articles and journals have been made as the sources of study.

Keywords – Palghar, Lynching, Media, Politics, Communal