This was not done by any of her preceding Chief Ministers in Bengal even but without doubt, Mamata Banerjee, present Chief Minister,
Qari Fazlur Rahman, venerable Imam was found to conduct the Id prayers but what he told through his 20-minute speech in Urdu prior to the initiation of the sermon was indeed a great experience for the firebrand Bengal Chief Minister too. He (in clear terms) said, , “The new government has shown remarkable urgency in solving the Singur issue, the Gorkhaland issue and the Jungle Mahal issue. But the urgency cannot be seen when it comes to sorting out the problems of the Muslim community.”
This was not all. He also went on to say, “They (the new government) must learn a lesson from what happened to the previous government. The former government promised a lot of things but delivered very little. As a result, they were wiped out. If these people (the new government) take us for granted it won’t take us much time to show them the door.”
What does “take us for granted” indicate in this context? Is the Imam trying to ascertain that Muslims in
The fast worsening socio-religious and political situation in the length and breadth of
Who is the Hindu representative in this assembly? Not a single one! Hindus have to think twice before being too constitutional any more.