"Nationalism: Associated with the formation of nation-states, it also meant a change in people’s understanding of who they were, and what defined their identity and sense of belonging."
The above is the definition of nationalism that we're taught in school textbooks. A sentiment of oneness that was once instrumental in our fight against colonialism has become a term that seems to be dividing the nation today. Following the protest at JNU, the country seems to have broken into two camps. While one section is trying absolve themselves from being tagged as ‘anti-national’ or ‘jihadi’