Yes, we are on one platform of looking for solutions to
The first point I would like to make is that considering the Hindus weak and irresolute is not going to help the Hindu cause and is also against the facts. There must have been tremendous strength and resilience in the Hindu religion and society which ensured that despite hundreds of years of the Muslim rule and about two hundred of the British, the pre-partition
Secondly, while we must learn lessons from history we should not try to avenge the wrongs suffered in the hoary past. Medieval practices and prejudices have no place in modern times and the community that gets stuck in the times past is left behind. I want the Hindus and Muslims both to understand that India is far greater than either of them, if India prospers so do they both and India can prosper only when there is peace, at least internally.
Thirdly, by 1945 when the Congress leaders were released after three years in the prison, the atmosphere of the country was so charged with the Muslim League’s demand for
Fourthly, the decadal rate of increase in the Muslim population in
Finally, I do not subscribe to the view that the Hindus in