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Hinduism in World’s Largest Muslim Majority Country

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Statue of Krishna and Arjuna at Jakarta Main Square in Indonesia.

With the escalation of Hindu-Muslim tension in India, Hindutva ideologues have started to brainwash Indian Hindus by trying to instill in them a sort of existential dilemma. They reason that Islamist Jihad in India will result in a situation where no Hindus will be left to live in Bharat. In order to substantiate their claim, they cite the example of Muslim majority Pakistan and Muslim majority Kashmir. When Pakistan came into being in 1947, the Hindu population of the state ran in double digits (percentage wise) but gradually this figure has descended to a percentage or two. Similarly, the ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley has led to over 90% of the Kashmiri Pandits being forced out of their homes. Islamophobic intellectuals in India have stated that these warnings should not be taken lightly by the Hindus as Muslims are on a mission to convert India into Darul Islam. I wonder whether these academicians really understand the meaning of the term Darul Islam (Abode of Peace) which has been used in the Quran to describe heaven and not some Muslim majority country ruled by the Sharia as some Islamophobes would have us to believe.
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Hindus spying for Pakistan

By Sulaiman Razvi

Indian Muslims are always questioned about their patriotism even when Indian Muslims sacrificed their lives for India. But Sanghis turns a blind eye all those Hindus arrested for spying for Pakistan. Hope they will storm the streets to condemn Hindu arrested for anti national activities just as they ask Muslims to protest against terrorism 24/7. Recently, 11 Hindus were arrested for spying for Pakistan, one among them was a BJP worker, however this is not the only case where Hindus have been arrested for betraying “Bharat Mata” there have been numerous cases of Hindus leaking sensitive information to Pakistan and other countries and betraying the homeland.

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Madrasas in India: A Historical Perspective

History of the madrasas in India goes back to the advent of Muslims to the subcontinent. They played an important role in the eco-cultural life of the Muslim society. In the medieval India, they used to provide with the manpower to the government to run its huge and vast machinery. A chain of these madrasas were spread in the length and breadth of the country. They were instrumental in imparting education to the masses. They were marked with the secularism in their nature. This, including with other characteristics of the madrasas, attracted a good crowd of the children even from the non-Muslim majority. This situation continued up till late 19th century. The luminaries like Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Dr.Rajendra Prasad and Dr.Sachdanand Sinha and thousands of others got their elementary education in madrsas.

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Muslims condemn Terrorism

posted by Sulaiman Razvi

Muslims are often criticized for not condemning terrorist attack perpetrated by ‘Fellow’ Muslims. Islamophobes gives this statement even when thousands of Muslim scholars and millions of Muslims condemn terrorism. Interestingly, more number of Muslim scholars have condemned terrorism so far than the total strength of ISIS terrorists. But this doesn’t seem to convince Islamophobes that Muslims or Islam has nothing to do with terrorism because Islamophobes are bent on declaring every single Muslim to be a terrorist. Ironically even if a single terrorist says something against non Muslim then Islamophobes takes it as strong evidence of Islam’s intolerance towards non Muslims but they keep mum or ignore when hundreds and thousands of Muslim scholars condemn the wrong doings. ISIS has destroyed mosques belonging to both Shia and Sunni, killed Muslim scholars, vowed to destroy Muslim’s most holy site Kaba, kills more Muslims than non Muslims and yet Islamophobes calls them ‘Islamic’, Islam prohibits shedding blood of a Non Muslim leave aside killing Muslims. If a Muslim doesn’t condemn the terrorist attack then he is termed Terrorist or terrorist sympathizer and if a Muslim condemns the terrorist attack then Islamophobes calls him a liar ‘who is lying to further his religion’.

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