There are fears - mostly based on gross and vulgar utterances of saffron zealots, including the chief minister of Haryana - that IHK would now be turned into a Bantustan
on the model of occupied Palestine.
Reportedly, Ariel Sharon visited South Africa in the 1980s and idealised the Bantustan
model as the most appropriate solution to the conflict.
The Inkatha Freedom Party, a powerful Zulu faction headed by Chief Mongosuthu Buthelezi, which controlled the Kwa-Zulu Bantustan
, took up arms against other Zulus led by the King, and Zuma together with ANC supporters, in favour of a unified non-racial and non-balkanised national government.
De ahi que algunos priistas, sobrevivientes del sexenio de Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, recomienden hacer de ese municipio un bantustan
, esto es, un territorio relativamente autonomo, pero dentro del pais y bajo un ferreo dominio del gobierno central, lo que hizo Sudafrica en los tiempos del apartheid, medida que permitia explotar a los habitantes de los bantustanes
sin el problema de tener que considerarlos como iguales ni de concederles derechos.
Prior to the development of asylums in the eastern regions of the Cape Colony, mentally ill patients were not only 'admitted' to jails but were also treated at general hospitals. This was particularly true for the Bantustan
of the Transkei, which depended on mission hospitals to provide services.
There is a certain climate of opinion that entertains the terrible notion that Palestinian statehood is impossible, and that the Palestinians must therefore accept the Bantustan
system that now exists in the West Bank and live under a system of discrimination.
And for Biko, he went on to analyse and intoned that the South African information bureaux throughout the world carried long coverage of activities and pronouncements by Bantustan
leaders to highlight the degree of open-mindedness and fair play to be found in South Africa.
"Flags are being distributed...bottles being distributed...all this for a fake Bantustan
," he tweeted, using the word for land that was set aside for black South Africans that is sometimes used in reference to the Palestinian territories.
The enforcement of the project was initiated with the adoption of the Bantu Authority Act of 1951, (57) which laid legal grounds for the formation of the Bantustans
. Through the 'grand' apartheid policy, millions of Africans were forcibly dislocated to a designated Bantustan
dependent on their record of origin.
Whether documenting workers blasting a shaft in a gold mine, the grueling commute from a Bantustan
, or everyday life in a middle-class Afrikaans town, South African photographer David Goldblatt's images are beguilingly straightforward.
It has become a Bantustan
of South Africa and it is going to continue to be a Bantustan
of South Africa for a long time to come," he says.
Whilst he may well be content to be the part-time Secretary of State for a Welsh Bantustan
, many other people in Wales are not content with the latest fudged half measures.