Indian Leftists extreme than Karl Marx, should define secularism in context of civilization: Assam CM
Mediapersons may agree in private to an alternative narrative but they prefer giving space to left -liberals saying that this reflects an independent view, Sarma alleged.
Hammering the epic too hard on the anvil of historicity and singling out a religion for ridicule have antagonised numerous believers against secularism itself.
The government also forfeited one-year service of 33 police officials in connection with the incident where a Hindu temple in the province was torched by a mob.
The mystic chords of India’s collective memory even now reverberate to the twisted melody of pogroms and conversions, driving a deep chasm between countrymen.
CPI district secretary G R Anil has alleged that the Congress which joined hands with the BJP and SDPI in some local self-government bodies has tainted its secular nature.
Historical factors made religion integral to public affairs in India. Partition added a bleeding wound to it, with Hindu- Muslim antagonism leading to perennial problems.