On 11 February 2010, four gunmen entered Shahid Azmi’s office and shot him at point-blank range, killing him instantly. He was 32.
This article endeavor to discuss the fundamental question whether the ‘The Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Act, 2018’,(Hereinafter ‘Act’)is model for the effective legal tool against the increasing mob violence in India.
Whereas the concerns of Muslim women lies there is a huge disparity on their front which is beyond the issue of mere their marriage and protection. Rather they are most in need of elevation through various social institutions and therefore needs some more concrete steps towards it.
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.
In an interview to Madhu Kishwar in 1992, he pointed out that more than fifty priests had been murdered all over Ayodhya. “I wonder how a person like me is still alive”, he said in that conversation.
Marathas demans diluting the provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, which the community believes unfairly targets them, citing low conviction rates. However, critics have said that conviction rates are low precisely because the state apparatus is biased against Dalits.
In recent times Mewati or Meo Muslims are the target of majority of Hindutva mob lynching’s and Hindu nationalists’ attacks in India.
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
“My son’s death was not an accidental one, it was a hate murder”. These were the words of Khaleel Ahmed, father of eight year old Azeem, who was killed while playing at the madrasa yard in Delhi.
We have only heard how British rule was oppressive. But we are directly witnessing these days, how the government under Narendra Modi’s BJP is infact worse than the British rule.