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    Jammu and Kashmir parties link Narendra Modi speech to Assam massacre

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    “The massacre of Muslim belies the claim of so called apostles of democracy in India that minorities were safe in the secular state,” Mirwaiz said.

    The massacre of Muslims in Assam last week has become a talking point in Jammu and Kashmir. Politicians still on poll campaign have linked the killings with BJP PM candidate recent discourse.
    SRINAGAR: The massacre of Muslims in Assam last week has become a talking point in Jammu and Kashmir. Politicians still on poll campaign have linked the killings with BJP PM candidate recent discourse on ‘illegal Muslim immigrants’ from Bangladesh.

    “In Assam, 30 Muslims were murdered because BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made a speech there and tried to incite people against Muslims. This truth cannot be denied,” Chief Minister Omar Abdullah told a well-attended public meeting in Tangmarg town. “Three days earlier, he branded all Muslims as Bangladeshis and 30 Muslims have been killed.”

    Abdullah Sr said in Bandipore on Monday, “Modi's speeches are full of venom and threats to minorities nowadays. His speeches in West Bengal and Assam have communalised the atmosphere and just day before yesterday we heard of the terrible, tragic ethnic carnage of Muslims in Assam.”

    National Conference’s main challenger PDP’s Mufti Sayeed too seemed to be on the same length on the issue: “It’s extremely painful to see such barbaric acts of targeted violence being implemented in the twenty-first century democratic India. Continuation of such atrocities against minorities, lack of accountability and stereotyping of Muslims is fueling a sense of insecurity among the community and breeding perilous alienation,” he said in border Lolab.

    Though Kashmiri separatists have been ignoring issues involving Muslims in other parts of India, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq condemned the massacre and sought security for Muslims. “The massacre of Muslim belies the claim of so called apostles of democracy in India that minorities were safe in the secular state,” Mirwaiz said.
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    4 Comments on this Story

    Deepak2359 days ago
    These jokers shoud themselves drown in the sea. Every patriotic Indian will say the same thing, "Bangladeshi inflitrators " must and must be deported. India is for Indians and not for Bangladeshi's. Period. First they should answer why the Kashmir pandits who were part of Kashmir were made to leave Kashmir, before lecturing us not to deport Bangladheshi's from Indian soil. As far the massacre is concerned, there is no Modi Sarkar in Assam for him to take any responsiblity of it. Every patriotic Indian will fully support what Modi said "Bangladeshi illegal imigrants " would be deported and this should be done promptly if he comes to power.
    mohan2365 days ago
    Countries like Canada or Sweden enourage population growth. In China, having more than two kids can invite punishment. Bangladesh had never cared about population control and hence they need more lebensraum or living space for survival. But India is not the right place. Also "No sovereign nation can permit the influx of foreign nationals into its territory. But the North Eastern region of the country in general and Assam in particular have been experiencing the area being utilised as the dumping ground for a large numbers of foreigners being vomited out by a neighbouring country since a long time". In all states of India, except Assam, the detection of foreigners is done under The Foreigners Act, 1946. For Assam, the The Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunal ) (IMDT) Act was enacted in 1983 by Indira Gandhi government. The act made it difficult to deport illegal immigrants from Assam. Also foreigners were appeased with political rights by entering their names in the voters' list of the state for petty political games
    mohan2365 days ago
    Any sort of Religious fanaticism, needs to be condemned, may it be Bajrang Dal, NLFT, NSCN, Laskar-e-Toiba, Hizbul, SIMI, Lashkar-e-Jabar, NLA, Hamas, PLO etc. The Church in the Northeast represented by various factions has been promoting, aiding and abetting insurgency in the region in a clandestine manner, though in the garb of various welfare measures for the uplift of the tribal population. The people of states, such as Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram,Manipur, Sikkim and Tripura had become victims of wicked terrorist tactics and even "gun point conversions" and some people are being forced to give up their traditions. This is something that much of the world, and even many Indians, are not aware of. There is a gradual destruction of indegenious culture of the region and the tribes had lost their identity. The human advancement has taken the world to the brink of ecological destruction and also resulted in the extintion of many ancient civilizations like the native american tribes of North America
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