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How Prime Minister’s ‘Kabristan-Shamshaan’ Remark Exposed The True ‘Seculars’ Of India

Published on 20 February, 2017 at 1:32 pm By

On a warm Sunday afternoon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blasted the Akhilesh Yadav-led government for creating a rift between Hindus and Muslims.

 

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Addressing a rally at Fatehpur in Uttar Pradesh, the PM said that the ruling Samajwadi Party was discriminating on the lines of religion. He said that facilities should be given to all, irrespective of their religion.


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“In a village, if a kabristan (cemetery) can be constructed, so should a shamshaan (cremation ground). If electricity is supplied during Ramzan, electricity should also be supplied during Diwali. There should not be any discrimination on the basis of religion and caste.”

Was that a communal statement? Definitely not by a mile. But some enlightened journalists and opposition politicians, of course, think it is communal.

Here is what Lalu Prasad Yadav said on Monday:


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Note that Lalu Yadav has been in power in one way or the other by playing the caste and religion card in every election in Bihar.

And here is what ‘journalists’ Sagarika Ghose and Rajdeep Sardesai said:



There were other ‘liberal-secular’ voices, too, who made a similar remark. All of them were slammed by the Twitterati for inanity of their statements, but we won’t go into that.

The Congress, which has ruled this country for the most part since independence, took offence, too. This is what Anand Sharma said:

The ANI reports that the Congress will now file a complaint with the Election Commission.

Perhaps Sadanand Dhume’s comment on the deliberate controversy being created by the Opposition and anti-Modi brigade is the best one:

Dhume is referring to former prime minister Manmohan Singh’s December 9, 2006 remark in which he said that minorities, especially Muslims, have first right to resources.

Singh had said at the 52nd meeting of the National Development Council in New Delhi:

 

 

 


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Those calling PM Modi’s remark communal did not find anything wrong with Singh’s statement even though it was a clear case of appeasement of a specific group.

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