Of all the outlandish ideas that have been endorsed by the Jihadi-Naxals of the JNU, the most ludicrous is the one relating to Mahishasur and Goddess Durga. The JNU morons say that Mahishasur is an Indian aboriginal while Goddess Durga is of foreign origin. Reason? Simple, the former is black while the latter is white. The blockheads just so easily overlook the fact that in India we have skins of all colours—black, white as well as yellow. Sri Ram and Lord Krishna were black while their brothers Laxman and Balram respectively were white. Similarly Goddess Kali (another form of Durga) is black while her consort Lord Shiva is “as white as camphor”. As per JNU imbeciles, Sri Ram, Lord Krishna and Goddess Kali should be Indian, and aboriginals at that, while Laxman, Balram and Lord Shiva ought to be an imported entities . But the problem is that Sri Ram is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, who according to the Marxists of yester years, drove Lord Shiva, the original Indian God, southwards.
—AJAY MITTAL, Khandak, UP: 250 002
Depletion of Ozone layer
With the Ozone layer getting depleted leading to the Green House effect, there is noticeable rise in the temperatures across the world; more so in the Middle-East. A number of countries from the region are witnessing Mercury crossing 50 degrees Celsius during June-July every year. The environmentalists have expressed the fear that the Gulf region may become uninhabitable, may be, in about a few decades.
—ARUN MALANKAR,Via Email
Killing of Arun Mahaur
(Selective Secularism, March 13); Apropos to the article titled ‘Selective ‘Secularism’ ’ by Ajay Mittal in Organiser. I condemn the killing of Arun Mahaur, the cow activists by cow smugglers in Agra. I wish to ask the government for how long it will remain quite against atrocities on the cows and cow activists even after seven decades of our country’s Independence? This clearly shows that our government is not strong and serious enough to amended the Constitution and provide protection to our cows and cow activists?
—SETURAM ASPARI,Via Email
Check Caste Discrimination
(India, the land of free thought, March 20 ); I agree with the guest writer Shri Tarun Vijay but we must go to the depth of our spiritual wisdom to make ourselves strong from within so that external pathogens can't be an issue for us in the future. Hindu society has to take its biggest enemy “caste discrimination” face-to-face. And in my opinion this can be done by going into depth of Hinduism.
Baseless criticism of Hindus by Congress
The Congress dislike for the Hindus, the Sikhs , the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the Bharatiya Janata Party, etc. is deplorable. A majority of its leaders are old, out of touch and cannot even speak. The so-called young leaders of the party are the sons and daughters of the past Congressmen who have always stayed in luxuries and are thousands of kilometres away from the miseries of the aam admi. Under such a situation I feel that the Congress party leaders should not criticise the NDA which consists of young dynamic leaders who are well aware of the miseries of the common masses and are trying there best to remove them at the earliest.
—M C SHARMA, Panki, Kanpur
Punish culprits instead of just compensation
In view of the upcoming polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was quick to announce compensation to the victims of the flyover tragedy. Moreover, she also shifted the blame to the previous Left Front Government. This is not something unusual. Politicians (no matter which party is in power), to gain public sympathy, announce large sum of aid to the victims. No amount of compensation can mitigate the grief of the affected families. The least the Mamata government can do is to ensure severe punishment to the culprits so that such incidents are not repeated. I feel both the Trinamool Congress and IVRCL are responsible for this incident. They could have been vigilant , especially when the project was located in a densely populated area like Burrabazar. The best part is that the Hyderabad based company IVRCL has categorised this tragedy as an act of God to shy away from taking ownership of the incident . On the other hand this tragedy has once again proved that the disaster management is still very poor in our country.
—ARCHANA SHARMA, Kanpur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s direct and seemingly effortless outreach to the Indian Diaspora in Brussels makes for a commendable performance. While interacting with the Indian community in Belgium Shri Modi outlined some the achievements of the government in the past year. He also subtly pointed out to the tremendous loss of national time, manpower and resources in the past— under successive leaderships in the past, which failed to keep a check on corruption or even provide for a basic standard of living to a vast majority of the Indian population. Modi’s hour-long address was keenly perceived by a respective audience, with asense of pride and satisfaction. This explains Modi’s success in sharing people’s Mann ki Baat as much as his own, which surely deserves full praise and appreciation.
—ISHA SHAH, New Delhi
Muslim Personal Law
(Yes, Melord! ,March 20); Just see the tamasha of so-called secular politicians. Congress and CPM were bitter foes in Kerala and Bengal now they are friends in Bengal and foes in Kerala. Both try to prove that they are hard core secular but ally with blatantly communal parties like Muslim League for election. No comments, keep quiet this is standard reaction of Congress and Communists intellectual, media and secular parties of India. I feel before calling RSS and BJP as communal they should see themselves. The country has seen enough of these self seeking parties. Now the time has come to teach all traitors a lesson. Hindu bashing is the most progressive thing to do in India because you will not receive death threat, fatwas, and even win elections.
—RAJESH, Via Email
( Darul Uloom silent on its own fatwa against Bharat Mata ki Jai, April 17); Darul Uloom Deoband has raised a needless controversy by saying that the Muslims should not chant Bharat Mata ki Jai slogan because the slogan violates the basic tenets of Islam. It must be remembered that during our Freedom Struggle our freedom fighters embraced death by chanting Bharat Mata ki Jai. Even today our jawans safeguarding our borders raise the slogan Bharat Mata ki Jai regularly. Raising controversies on this issue is nothing but a malicious attempt by certain political parties for vote-bank politics. The slogan has got nothing to do with God or religion. —PN SAXENA, Delhi
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Motherland and Fatherland are commonly used words by nationals of various countries. By no stretch of imagination , a chant of victory (jai) for the motherland is considered to be a form of worship. One had expected that Muslim religious bodies like Darul Uloom Deoband would have shed their separatist, bigoted mind set , to allow progressive ideas to flourish in the interest of social and communal harmony. But unfortunately , with this latest fatwa, the Deoband has exposed its self as the most regressive centre of Islamic fanaticism.
First put your house in order
Instead of having a tete-a-tete with the sedition charged Jawahar Lal Nehru Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, Congress vice president should have tackled the tumultuous revolt in the Uttarakhand unit of his party. The Congress should have taken suitable action so as to not repeat the Arunachal Pradesh episode. Instead of putting his own house in order, the party was busy blaming the Modi government by levelling unsubstantiated charges , such as murder of democracy and horse-trading. The Congress high command must introspect on the situation in Uttarakhand which may rise in other Congress–ruled states in the coming months.
—SAGAR SINGH, New Delhi