The Dynamics Of Islamic Identity Beyond Indo-Pak Borders

For Indian Muslims and their connection with India's state, Pakistan's creation posed issues. A pundit described the outcome as a 'conquest of idolatry,' and incidences of the Pakistani triumph being welcomed in India led to communally heated abuse on social media. the profound political roots that concerns of identity and belonging have, even when elicited in the seemingly benign framework of cricket, was shown vividly by Pakistani Home Minister Sheikh Rasheed's remark the "sentiments of India's Muslims were with the Pakistani squad." The Dynamics Of Islamic Identity Beyond Indo-Pak Borders. There are interesting parallels between this current controversy about Muslim citizenship in India and the famous dispute between Jawaharlal Nehru and poet-philosopher Muhammad Iqbal about whether...

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What Does ‘FabIndia Controversy’ Try To Unveil?

India, as a democratic and heterogeneous state, holds a lot to explore, perceive, and welcome. But people with small minds are unable to afford all these elements to satisfy their beliefs. Recently, a clothing brand, Fabindia has been receiving a lot of backlashes when it released an advertisement that includes a range  of fashion collections for Diwali captioned as Jashn-e-Riwaaz  which is known as ‘Celebration of traditions.’  This triggered a controversy with many as they comprehended it as “de Hinduising Deepawali”. Hereafter, social media was bombarded with tweets against Fabindia, and #boycottfabindia was trending. The Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha president Tejasvi Surya tweeted that, “Deepavali is not a Jashn-e-Riwaaz. This deliberate attempt of ab...

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