An open letter to Indian Muslims about prevailing climate in the country Society 

An open letter to Indian Muslims about prevailing climate in the country

Dear Muslims, I am writing this with full responsibility and knowledge of the situation on the ground. I live thousands of miles away from Indian shores but visit thrice in a year and closely follow events and remain in touch with friends and acquaintances. Please do not get me wrong, this shouldn’t be interpreted as a patronizing lecture. I understand the sentiments you express on social media and share the anger and frustration over events taking place in several parts of the country. However, please understand that nothing is permanent…

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Indian Muslims way forward in electoral politics! Society 

Indian Muslims way forward in electoral politics!

Four months before the UP elections of 2017 I had propagated the idea of Muslims boycotting electoral politics in India. It could not gain much momentum because, sadly, we lack the kind of selfless leadership in our community that will keep the larger picture in mind and step back. The way “minorities” have become a taboo for the big parties and the way they are trying their level best to dissociate with any step that can be used as “minority appeasement” shows us what is in store in the future.…

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