We are witnessing a watershed moment transpire. The Citizenship Amendment bill 2019, now a law essentially dismantles the ethos and the premise of India. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration if I were to say, what we saw yesterday was a betrayal of the idea of India many signed up for. The edifice of secular democracy… Read More Whither Future? Towards Hindu Rashtra
That the marginalized in India are increasingly feeling restless. This isn’t a hyperbole it’s the stark reality of the times we live in.… Read More Feeling The Heat Of Majoritarianism: The Marginalized On The Edges
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).
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?
If I were to choose a single phrase then, certainly Muslims are indeed responsible for their troubles & abject conditions. But, things are far from being pretty simple. So, I’d rather enumerate a few among the myriad of problems: