I am sorry to state that I haven’t seen so far, any other Muslim MP, including all big names be that religious scholars using parliamentary forum so effectively as Owasi. It is not so easy for a one-man party MP to make his/her presence felt in Lok Sabha.
Reservations for any community is not a reward for good behavior, or an award for castelessness. It is a right of any minority and a right of any community that does not get fair proportional representation. Muslims are both.
As the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), representing almost 200 farming organisations and millions of our country’s farmers, workers and agricultural labourers is fighting to save their livelihoods and has organised a Kisan Mukti March to Delhi for 2 days from 29th to 30th of November, we urge you to pay heed to their demand for a special, 21 day joint session of Parliament, dedicated entirely to discussing the agrarian crisis and related issues.
In recent times Mewati or Meo Muslims are the target of majority of Hindutva mob lynching’s and Hindu nationalists’ attacks in India.
Aydin Anwar, an Uyghur-American activist talks about her experiences interviewing Uyghur refugees in Turkey and the horrific occurrences in East Turkestan.
Be it secularism or any other ideology, it has always kept Muslims on the opposite side. Even the activists here have a notion wherein they consider it as Muslim versus Others and not Muslim versus Hindu
If Prof. Ilaiah’s books are insulting Hinduism, how would Delhi University read the seminal texts and Essays like Castes in India, Annihilation of Caste, Riddles in Hinduism authored by the Philosopher and Boddisatva Babasaheb Dr. BR Ambedkar.
We have been wondering about the ‘me’ in #metooindia and have not been able to locate ourselves in this current framework. Our points of assertion in dealing with violence of various forms have always been based on our collective consciousness.
Najmal had earlier said he wanted his body to be cremated as per Muslim customs at the Cheraman Juma Masjid, Kodungallur and it was written by him in a handwritten letter. However, his final wish was not fulfilled as his family members decided and supported the move to cremate his body in a ploy.
Rasha Ahammed, the second year graduate student of Political Science at Govt. College Madappally tells her story of a transition from SFI and many reasons why she left the CPIM students wing