The Islamic ‘Holy Month’of Ramzan (pronounced ‘Ramadan’ nowadays to sound more Arabic, hence Wahhabi, and hence ‘Secular’) has officially begun, and the Facebook and Twitter timelines all around seem to be busy expressing best wishes to the Muslim and Non-Muslim friends alike.
इस्लामी 'पवित्र रमजान' (आजकल के हिसाब से 'रमदान' जो अधिक अरबी इसलिए अधिक वहाबी, और इसलिए सुनने में अधिक सेक्युलर है) का महीना आधिकारिक तौर पर शुरू हो गया है, और फेसबुक और ट्विटर पर चारों ओर मुस्लिमों और ग़ैर-मुस्लिमों के लिए शुभकामनाएं देखने को मिल रही हैं।
पिछले वर्ष एक धार्मिक स्थल को लेकर हुये सिक्ख-मुस्लिम साम्प्रदायिक दंगों के बाद एक बार फिर से सहारनपुर साम्प्रदायिक दंगों को लेकर सुर्खियों मे है, सहारनपुर में छेड़छाड़ की घटना ने सांप्रदायिक रूप ले लिया।
What Muhammad-PBUH believed in or not can be explored in the Qur'an and countless Hadises written by islamic scholars over centuries. We focus today on what ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) is advertising in US. Why bother US ? because the deceit is universal and a similar discourse exists in our academic and media circles. The myth needs to be busted.
India is a Hindu majority nation but Muslims are the second larget majority at around 30 Crore in population. There are various schemes dedicated to Muslims by central and state governments. Any party bringing this schemes gets a massive vote bank swing vital for their survival in elections. Any party that wishes to roll back such biased schemes fear a secular backlash.
Hinduism is the most ancient code of ethics that's been followed in the world, the most ancient Dharma. Hinduism was not only limited to the Indian subcontinent. As a matter of fact, Hinduism has its firm footprints as far away as Europe and Africa.
After the Texas shooting, there is all round condemnation in the US media of Robert Spencer and Pamella Geller, the two greatest counter-jihadists alive; for indulging in "needless provocation."
This is the power of low level, random, but unceasing violence.
Whenever the phrase 'Gujrat 2002' happens to hit our ears, the first thing that comes to our minds is the description of 'violent, barbaric, inhuman, anti-minority riots' that erupted in the western state during that year.
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