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History, Communal Narratives and Sectarian Politics

History, Communal Narratives and Sectarian Politics

Last few decades have seen the rise of communal politics in India. Similar politics has been dominating Pakistan from a much longer time. This politics draws heavily from history; rather it uses History as the major tool for spreading hate against the ‘other’ community. The target community in Pakistan is Hindus and in India it is Muslims. In these narratives[Read More…]

by 21/10/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Nafrat chhodo! Bharat jodo! Bharat jodo! The Failed Fraternity Factor: A wake-up call

Nafrat chhodo! Bharat jodo! Bharat jodo! The Failed Fraternity Factor: A wake-up call

On 13 Dec 1946, Jawaharlal Nehru moved an “Objective Resolution” during the Constituent Assembly, which outlined the objectives of the Constitution. These were discussed and later became the constitutional Preamble, assuring to the People, the democratic core values of Justice, Liberty and Equality. Fraternity as a core value, was added by B.R.Ambedkar on 21 February 1948. B.R.Ambedkar urged that the[Read More…]

by 30/07/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Demonising Muslims: How the act is rooted in a cynical reading of Islamic scriptures!

Demonising Muslims: How the act is rooted in a cynical reading of Islamic scriptures!

It’s not always the case that a certain faith, religion or an ideology is misunderstood or misinterpreted exclusively by those who happen to profess a different faith, religion or ideology. The fact is that more often than not, it’s also the committed, diehard followers of a certain strand of faith or ideology upon whom is completely lost the essence of these[Read More…]

by 01/07/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Concerns about peace and harmony within Karnataka

Concerns about peace and harmony within Karnataka

To The Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri Basavaraj Bommai Government of Karnataka Bengaluru Respected Chief Minister, Sub: Concerns about peace and harmony within Karnataka and the urgent need to restore the state to a “sarva janangada shantiya thota” We have been trying to secure an appointment with you through your office for over a month. We wished to present this[Read More…]

by 28/06/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Kabir Jayanti is a day to celebrate inter-faith harmony  

Kabir Jayanti is a day to celebrate inter-faith harmony  

 Kabir Jayanti ( 14 June) is being observed at a time when the message of the great saint for inter-faith harmony is really needed in very troubled times. Such a great saint would like to be remembered on his jayanti not in terms of any ceremonies but in terms of real commitment to his everlasting message of true spirituality, love,[Read More…]

by 14/06/2022 1 comment Communal Harmony
Shrinking Secularism In India

Shrinking Secularism In India

by Jaspreet Kaur & Aarif Rashid Malik In order to understand “secularism” it is essential to understand various terms, like pluralism, liberalism, associated with it and the term as applied in the West and countries like India. “Secularsim” is most commonly defined as the separation of religion from civic affairs and the state, and may be broadened to the need[Read More…]

by 09/06/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
The communal flooding: A grave threat to Indian Constitution and Nation

The communal flooding: A grave threat to Indian Constitution and Nation

India had remained an amphitheater of communalism for the last three-four decades. During this time the value of constitutional secularism was doomed to stumble here and there in the corridors of political power. In the eighties and nineties of the 20th century, there was a possibility that the society could be swept away by the flood of communalism at any[Read More…]

by 06/06/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Aligarh (Muslim University) – Legacy of Hindu-Muslim Amity

Aligarh (Muslim University) – Legacy of Hindu-Muslim Amity

Aligarh city in Uttar Pradesh is known for two things – the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and the lock manufacturing industries. Aligarh is a university town, notable as the seat of AMU, which was founded here as Mohammadan Anglo Oriental College in 1975, initiating the Aligarh Movement. Sir Hamilton Gibb, who was an eminent Scottish Orientalist from England who taught[Read More…]

by 30/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Serious Threat to Secularism and Democracy in India

Serious Threat to Secularism and Democracy in India

A Timely Warning by Over 100 Very Senior Ex-Bureaucrats On 26 April over 100 former senior civil servants of India belonging to the Constitutional Conduct Group sent a letter to the Prime Minister drawing attention to the shocking increase in communal violence and government response to this. What is stated in this letter is so important that this should be[Read More…]

by 28/04/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Historical trauma, mourning and majoritarianism: Psycho-social explorations

Historical trauma, mourning and majoritarianism: Psycho-social explorations

Mourning is commonly associated with death of a near and dear loved one. Apathy, a turning away from the outer world, lack of interest in activities un-connected with the loved object is states of mind associated with the loss. Social and religious practices provide avenues and space for these emotions and help in coming to terms with the loss after[Read More…]

by 24/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Goa must rein in the communal tinderbox

Goa must rein in the communal tinderbox

Goa was in crisis mode on Sunday when Hindu-Muslim clashes occurred in the vicinity of Vasco. A large crowd of Ram Navami processionists marched through Vasco on the occasion of Ram Navami on 10th April. They chose the small and congested streets of the area rather than the broader convenient approved route thus creating disruption. At the conclusion, a small[Read More…]

by 19/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
There can be no bigger harm to national welfare than disturbing inter-faith harmony

There can be no bigger harm to national welfare than disturbing inter-faith harmony

At a time when inter-faith harmony is being disturbed at several places in the country, it is important to recall a very important lesson of our freedom movement—all the great leaders who got the maximum support and affection of people were those who stood firmly for inter-faith harmony. People generally identified two important streams of the freedom movement—the mainstream Congress[Read More…]

by 19/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam: Uniting India

Vasudhaiva Kutumbkam: Uniting India

‘Unity in Diversity’ has been a major phrase which I picked up during my school days. Enjoying Ramlila for ten days before Vijayadhami ran parallel to seeing the Tazia processions, to the Jains processions with slogans Vande Viram (Hail Lord Mahavira), the celebrations of dalits on the day when Babasaheb Ambedkar embraced Buddhism, and the celebration of Christmas with college[Read More…]

by 05/01/2022 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
On the origin of Indian Identity

On the origin of Indian Identity

In the beginning, it would seem Mankind knew a thing or two about anthropology. Then came religion to manipulate it. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has boasted of Hindutva (a concept of Hindu supremacy) as India’s national identity. This would seem convincing to a foreign tourist who visits Taj Mahal, photographs people on the Ganges, sun bathes on Goan beaches,[Read More…]

by 03/11/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kodungalloor

Islam Reached India through Arab Traders rather than Invaders

Islam’s diffusion towards India occurred due to Arab Traders rather than Invaders as imagined by the RSS ideologue, Mohan Baghwat in his latest statement. This is substantially substantiated by the building up of the first mosque by these Arabs in Kodungallur (modern Kerala which had nothing in common with what came to be called India after the British arrival) in[Read More…]

by 18/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Is Ganga Jamuni Tehjeeb a Hoax?

Is Ganga Jamuni Tehjeeb a Hoax?

Vishwa Hindu Parishad General Secretary Milind Parande recently (Sept 2021, TOI) stated that “The very idea of Ganga Jamuni Tehjeeb (term used for confluence of Hindu and Muslim cultures in the country) is irrelevant, what exists is one culture, and the rest can simply merge into it. The Hindu cause has to be prime.” Many notions are being circulated that[Read More…]

by 13/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Let’s Get Rid of Communal Myths Falsely Spread as History

Let’s Get Rid of Communal Myths Falsely Spread as History

             As communal harmony has come under stress in recent years due to propagation of myths about excessive faith based hostility in historical times,   it is important to get rid of these myths so that the foundation of social harmony and inter-faith harmony in our country can be strengthened. The long battle between Rana Pratap and Akbar is well[Read More…]

by 06/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Fraternity for direction in troubled times: The patriarchy-caste-religion poison

Fraternity for direction in troubled times: The patriarchy-caste-religion poison

Complex society India is a diverse country. It has geo-climatic diversity and people who live in different geo-climatic regions have different ways of living and doing, with different cultures. India has been a socio-cultural entity with a civilizational identity for millennia. At Independence, India was a country of amazing complexity of cultures, languages, customs, religions, ethnicities, and an ancient caste[Read More…]

by 23/08/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Achieving Hindu Muslim Amity: Challenges Ahead

Achieving Hindu Muslim Amity: Challenges Ahead

Mohan Bhagawat, the Sarsanghchalak of RSS, made the statement about Islam not being in danger in India, that discord does not work and there is a need for Hindu Muslim dialogue to achieve peace in the country. His statement that ‘a person is not a Hindu if he says that Muslims should not live in India…those involved in mob lynching[Read More…]

by 08/08/2021 1 comment Communal Harmony
Fight against oppression must coexist with a call for humanity

Fight against oppression must coexist with a call for humanity

The genome of the oppressor lies in the oppressed. Once the oppressed gets the power and privilege he too becomes the oppressor. The bitter experience of oppression and the memory it leaves in the subconscious mind serve as fertile ground for the oppressed to turn oppressor when the equations change. In the absence of reforms and education, the origin of oppression remain[Read More…]

by 01/06/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Five Great Film Songs That Challenge Communal Forces

Five Great Film Songs That Challenge Communal Forces

Written by Bharat Dogra and Madhu Dogra Hindi film songs have often played an important role in articulating important social messages and taking them to a very large number of people. This may be a particularly opportune  time for recalling those songs which have challenged communal forces in bold and effective ways. In this context perhaps the most popular song[Read More…]

by 11/05/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony, Arts/Literature
Guru Tegh Bahadur, Sikhism and Mughals

Guru Tegh Bahadur, Sikhism and Mughals

This first May (2021), was also the day of 400th Anniversary of birth of the Ninth Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadurji. Guruji has a very important place in the consolidation of Sikhism; he was also the one who sacrificed his life for the sake of principles. As such Sikhism, the religion founded by Sant Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji has been a[Read More…]

by 06/05/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
The Struggle for Space: On the Significance of Religious Minorities

The Struggle for Space: On the Significance of Religious Minorities

Are we losing the “in-built” measures of modernity in the religious minorities’ struggle for reclaiming equal and free space in India? The answer rests in the response of India’s religious minorities to the state of its shrinking democracy. Four Christian women including two nuns were travelling together in a group by Utkal Express from Delhi to Odisha on 19 March,[Read More…]

by 03/04/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Is Secularism a threat to Traditions of India?

Is Secularism a threat to Traditions of India?

India got independence from British colonial rule on 15th August 1947 after a long struggle which was inclusive and had plural dimensions. Foundation of Indian Constitution is Liberty, Equality, Fraternity and Justice. The values of secularism are deeply ingrained all through and particularly in Articles 14, 19, 22, and 25. It gives us freedom of religion, to practice, preach and[Read More…]

by 18/03/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Hamid Ansari’s Woes: Plight of Pluralism in India

Hamid Ansari’s Woes: Plight of Pluralism in India

India began as a plural democracy; respect for diversity was the core value. The provisions of safeguards for minorities were in built. These safeguards were formulated by the Constituent Assembly’s committee on Minorities headed by Sardar Patel. Seven decades down the lines where do we stand in matters of security and economic welfare of the religious minorities. Most of the[Read More…]

by 17/02/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
For Mahatma Gandhi Equal Respect for All Religions Was One of the Most Essential and Non-Negotiable Aspects of the India He Wanted to Create

For Mahatma Gandhi Equal Respect for All Religions Was One of the Most Essential and Non-Negotiable Aspects of the India He Wanted to Create

If the rulers of our troubled country today make a sincere search for solutions in the ideas of Mahatma Gandhi, instead of merely garlanding his statue or photo, one of the most important lessons that they will learn is that of according truly equal respect to all religions. In fact this is a very basic lesson to which rulers of[Read More…]

by 02/02/2021 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Indian Communalism – A Deep Dive

Indian Communalism – A Deep Dive

Written by Hemanty Tudu and Vidhyam Introduction Communal harmony has barely been upheld in recent Indian history. It is always one issue or the other that gets attached to religion and then the communal terrorism commences. Kashmir, Ayodhya, mob lynching, elections, these all had their fair share in creating tensions in the name of religion. It is high time we[Read More…]

by 24/12/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Choosing My Religion: ‘Freedom of Religion Laws’ to Curb Liberty

Choosing My Religion: ‘Freedom of Religion Laws’ to Curb Liberty

Indian Constitution gives us the right to practice, preach and propagate our religion. To not to follow any religion is also a matter of right for the individual. Now in our country as we are facing declining GDP, worsening economic situation, rising prices-unemployment-farmers suicides and currently farmer’s agitation, some of our state Governments are more worried about the interfaith marriages[Read More…]

by 24/12/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Minority Rights Central To India’s Democracy Fiber

Minority Rights Central To India’s Democracy Fiber

Every country, has its share of minorities, whether linguistic, cultural or ethnic. For nearly all the countries, maintaining and securing their interests is a problem. And, for the biggest democracy in the world with largest spectrum of diversity it becomes a far more complex. In India we established a National Commission for Minorities under the National Commission for Minorities act, 1992.  We even created a  [Read More…]

by 24/12/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Do we really practice Communal Harmony?

Do we really practice Communal Harmony?

India observes communal harmony week from 19th to 25th November. This was started in 1992 by National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), an autonomous body under Ministry of Home Affairs. The aim of the week is to promote fraternity, maintain peace & communal harmony, and to run a fundraising campaign for children affected by violence. However, majority do not know[Read More…]

by 25/11/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Why Are Activists and Scholars Devoted to Inter-Faith Harmony  Being  Accused of the Opposite

Why Are Activists and Scholars Devoted to Inter-Faith Harmony  Being  Accused of the Opposite

Inter-faith harmony is of great importance in all parts of the world, but its importance increases further in a country like India which is home to people of so many religions and sects. Hence those who devote their life to protecting and promoting inter-faith harmony are performing a very important role for unity of our country and the peace and[Read More…]

by 25/11/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Faisal Khan’s commitment to peace and harmony, and his unfortunate arrest

Faisal Khan’s commitment to peace and harmony, and his unfortunate arrest

Co-Written by Sandeep Pandey,Bobby Ramakantand & Kushagra Kumar 48 years old Faisal Khan has invested his entire life to strengthen communal harmony. With the intent to maintain and promote peace and harmony between people and communities he took out countless marches not just within India but also between India and Pakistan. He can recite verses from Ramcharitmanas and from the[Read More…]

by 18/11/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Faisal Khan’s commitment to communal harmony and peace is exemplary: His arrest is sad

Faisal Khan’s commitment to communal harmony and peace is exemplary: His arrest is sad

Uttar Pradesh police arrested Faisal Khan in Delhi and brought him to Mathura on 2nd November 2020 but so far neither he has been presented in the court nor police-administration is willing to provide any information about him. 48 years old Faisal Khan has invested his entire life to strengthen communal harmony. With the intent to maintain and promote peace[Read More…]

by 03/11/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Grooming Chimps and Grovelling Minorities- Is this the Dead-End?

Grooming Chimps and Grovelling Minorities- Is this the Dead-End?

Desmond Morris’s pithy observations in The Naked Ape may be considered obsolete in our times, when we are busy talking about posthumans and homo-roboticus; but I think, it still contains many nuggets of wisdom. Being a zoologist, he sees quite a lot of parallelisms, between, us naked apes, who at some point in our history, unilaterally proclaimed the shattering of[Read More…]

by 30/08/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
India’s Composite Culture and Muslim Stalwarts

India’s Composite Culture and Muslim Stalwarts

Contrary to present impression that Muslims are separatists due to whom the partition of India took place, the truth is that majority of Muslims contributed to freedom movement and upheld India’s composite culture in equal measure. The partition process, mainly due to British policy of ‘divide and rule’ well assisted by Hindu and Muslim communalists is being hidden from the[Read More…]

by 06/08/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Hope from the field – Amicable Hindu Muslim Collaboration

Hope from the field – Amicable Hindu Muslim Collaboration

 Co-Written by Supriya Joshi, Vishal Kumar and Sandeep Pandey India is one the most religiously and ethnically diverse nations of the world. It has a syncretic culture and people have learned to live together respecting each other’s beliefs. However, in the recent past, communal politics has been used extensively for mobilizing voters. This has led to extreme communal polarisation and[Read More…]

by 06/08/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
If India is Secular!

If India is Secular!

In practice, India has been neither secular nor socialist. It has always functioned as an upper-caste Hindu state.  Arundhati Roy The Constitution of India is based on the premise of secularism and unbiased principles. But the question is: Are these secular principles practiced in true sense of the term in our country at present? The obvious answer that echoes from[Read More…]

by 26/06/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Freedom of Religion: Indian Scenario

Freedom of Religion: Indian Scenario

India is a plural country with many religions. While the majority religion is Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are the major religious minorities. While Freedom movement accorded them equal status as religions, the communal forces regard these as religions of alien religions. Lately there are various attempts to coopt them in the umbrella of Hinduism. The statements of communal forces are[Read More…]

by 23/06/2020 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
 Harmony During the COVID Days

 Harmony During the COVID Days

Two recent reports deserve our attention: The first one is the case of a young labourer named Amrit, s/o Ramcharan and his friend Mohammad Yakub was travelling to Basti, UP from Surat, Gujarat. Suddenly Amrit became unconscious. Since the passengers in the truck protested, the boy was dropped on the road side in the middle of the night. Amrit’s friend,[Read More…]

by 18/05/2020 1 comment Communal Harmony
What Do We Know About Ram Puniyani And His Aman Katha

What Do We Know About Ram Puniyani And His Aman Katha

He is one and half year older than Independence of our country. Independence had also brought partition of India. He is from other side of divided India. Of course, he and his family have lots of stories to tell about partition but these never turned into stories of ‘hate for other community’. At last, he became messenger of Aman i.e.[Read More…]

by 10/11/2016 1 comment Communal Harmony
The Surgical Strikes On Teesta Setalvad Continue With The Bari Report

The Surgical Strikes On Teesta Setalvad Continue With The Bari Report

Lalita Ramdas writes on the renewed vilification of  Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand. Prof. Apoorvanand’s article follows this intro: Too many things on my mind – not least of all the wide and growing gap between those PLUs – [people like us] – who we realise are not really like us at all – maybe they never were![Read More…]

by 25/10/2016 1 comment Communal Harmony
A Unique Ramlila

A Unique Ramlila

We need to remind ourselves that a unique Ramlila, is being staged since 1972, at Bakshi Ka Talab, about 20 km from Lucknow, where lead characters like Rama, Lakshman and Hanuman are played by Muslim youths, a clear departure in a region known for communal flare-ups. This four-day Ram Lila starts on the day of Dusshera day, and has also been adapted into a Radio play, ‘Us Gaon ki Ram Lila’, by Lucknow All India Radio, which won the Communal Harmony Award in 2000

by 10/10/2016 1 comment Communal Harmony
Decoding Violent Cow Vigilantism

Decoding Violent Cow Vigilantism

A year has passed since Mohammad Akhlaq, a Muslim ironsmith, was brutally killed in Dadri’s Bishara village by a mob of cow vigilantes in front of his family for allegedly having stored and consumed beef. Notwithstanding the widespread national and international condemnation there seems to be no let up in violence by Cow vigilantes. In the latest incident on September[Read More…]

by 06/10/2016 2 comments Communal Harmony
I Will NOT Remain Silent…

I Will NOT Remain Silent…

 I read Seema Mustafa’s evocative and heart wrenching piece with sadness and a deep deep sense of foreboding. And what follows is a stream of conscience set of thought and emotions which kept coming almost endlessly. I have not had the heart to pick up the phone and wish any of our friends and family Eid Mubarak this Eid. And[Read More…]

by 16/09/2016 8 comments Communal Harmony
 Unity With Ideological Clarity Is The Only Way To Defeat Hegemonists

 Unity With Ideological Clarity Is The Only Way To Defeat Hegemonists

We know the violence against the Dalits, Muslims, aadivasis and Christians is on the rise and it need to be resisted fully. That law and order agencies are not doing their duties as prescribed to them under the constitution of India. Now we have the ‘Sawan ka mahina’ and thousands of ‘Kanwad yatris’ have occupied the national high way from[Read More…]

by 03/08/2016 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Nationalists or Notionalists: Nationalism And Hindu Right Wing In India

Nationalists or Notionalists: Nationalism And Hindu Right Wing In India

Nationalism by itself may not be a bad word depending on who defines it. Though it may not be the highest form of progressive political identity, it still has progressive, liberal and plural content to it. For the right wing in India, it remains a single nation. Nationalism for it has little to do with the values that emerged from[Read More…]

by 01/08/2016 1 comment Communal Harmony
Did Ashoka’s Embracing Buddhism, Promoting  Ahimsa Weaken India?

Did Ashoka’s Embracing Buddhism, Promoting  Ahimsa Weaken India?

Past is used by communal politics for their present political agenda. In India on one hand we have the use of medieval history where the Muslim Kings are presented as ‘aggressors due to whom Hindu society had to suffer’, on the other now we are witnessing the distortion of ancient history being marshaled to undermine Buddhism vis a vis Brahmanism.[Read More…]

by 10/07/2016 2 comments Communal Harmony

Ayodhya or Saket : The politics of Ram Temple

A documentary by Vidya Bhushan Rawat on the Ayodhya issue and how it affected the communal harmony of India. It is being republished in the context of resurgent Hindutva programme in India which catapulted Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister of India. This documentary is all the more significant in the context of the coming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

by 26/06/2016 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony, Video
Muzaffarnagar +Dadri + Kairana=Love Jihad+Beef+”Hindu” Exodus=Hard Communalism=Votes

Muzaffarnagar +Dadri + Kairana=Love Jihad+Beef+”Hindu” Exodus=Hard Communalism=Votes

Just before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections Muzaffarnagar erupted in violence in which nearly 80 Muslims died, and thousands fled their villages. Now with the 2017 Assembly elections due in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP seems to have activated its machinery yet again. BJP MP Hukum Singh from Kairana claimed that hundreds of Hindu families are being forced to leave Kairana,[Read More…]

by 18/06/2016 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Electorally Holy Cow

Electorally Holy Cow

For many of us, beef has become ‘news’ of unpleasant sort. There is now a forensic report after eight month from a lab in Mathura which claims that the meat found inside the lynched man, Mohammad Akhlaq’s home at Dadri “belonged to beef or a cow progeny”. It is in contrast with an earlier report by the Greater Noida Veterinary[Read More…]

by 18/06/2016 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Two Years Of Modi Sarkar- Broken Promises: Sectarian Agenda

Two Years Of Modi Sarkar- Broken Promises: Sectarian Agenda

The performance of the Modi Government during last two years has to be seen in the light of the promises made in the electoral campaign and on the barometer of values of Indian Constitution of pluralism and diversity. Acche din had become a buzzword, black money being retrieved and being deposited in everybody’s bank account was looked forward to and[Read More…]

by 18/06/2016 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony
Fact-Finding Report On The Alleged Exodus Of Hindus From Kairana

Fact-Finding Report On The Alleged Exodus Of Hindus From Kairana

A team of journalists and activists, deputed by The Milli Gazette, on 14 June 2016 visited the town of Kairana in Western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district which is in the national news due to the claim by the local BJP member of Parliament Hukum Singh that 346 Hindu families have been forced to flee Kairana town due to threats from[Read More…]

by 18/06/2016 Comments are Disabled Communal Harmony