As it appears; the premise of the question is pretty flawed. To begin with; you’ve assumed that it’s incumbent on the Muslims of India to reach out to PM Modi, when in reality it’s the responsibility of the leaders to be all- inclusive & do away with suspicions (if any that may exist among people).
I remember those days when as a child, the first thing I’d wish to do on the Republic Day was to nag my parents until they took me to the bazaar to buy me the tricolor; the Indian flag. It became a twice a year ritual for much of my childhood & each time I’d… Read More This Republic Day Ponder A Little More
Firstly, some barrage of stats : Average growth (GSDP) between 1994-02 was 3.6% Average growth (GSDP) between 2001-12 was 6.3% Per capita income in 2000-01 was Rs. 9,980/- Per capita income in 2011-12 was Rs.21,734/-
Sadly, the policies pursued by state governments in the states like Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh are inimical to the substantial Adivasi populations there.… Read More The Impact: ‘Trickle-Down Economics’ Have Left Jharkhand’s Adivasis High And Dry
I’ll tell you one thing; Muslims in India particularly in the past two decades have finally realised that they are falling behind in most of the social indices from education to jobs & wealth. With a waning political clout, they now know that if they won’t act fast, they risk being crippled permanently as the… Read More What Is The Next Big Thing About Islam/ Muslims In India?
Hang on tight as I delineate this: As a kid, I grew up listening to his speeches & as you’d guess it, I was actually quite impressed with his style, wit & rhetoric. He has his own style of quoting from plethora of religious texts; from Quran to Bible & Bhagwat Gita.
As much as technology would make you believe; not every thing around here is binary. There are things which are a tad complex & won’t fit into your typical cliches. This is one among those things. Muslims in India are a complex lot, just as diverse as are Hindus or any other community. If you… Read More Do Muslims In India Really Feel Alienated?