I do not have TV at home for more than 15 years. This is why I miss watching many big events. But I read that during his Independence Day speech on 15th August 2014 Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed a “moratorium” or pause on communal violence for the next ten years. If true, then Muslim organizations must take a serious note and try to officially and promptly respond to this call.
Although his party believes that Muslims have been fed with golden spoons by “secular” governments over the last 65 years in India, but Modi and his party know as much as anyone else that Muslims are physically the most vulnerable, educationally the most backward and economically the weakest religious group in the country. No comparison with Hindus. On all these counts, we are far below our Christian, Jain, Sikh and Buddhist compatriots.
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