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Are minorities in India discriminated against on the basis of relgion?

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Asked by cyrus irani, 30 Oct '09 06:07 pm
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A Big No.

Analyze this.
1. The last president and the most honored one till date, because of non-political background is a Muslim - APJ Abdul Kalaam Azad
2. India's posterboy of Bollywood is a Muslim - Shah Rukh Khan
3. India's top political woman is a Christian - Sonia Gandhi
4. India's most revered CEO is Zoroastrian - Ratan Tata
5. India's no. 1 astrologer is a Zoroastrian - Bejan Daruwallah
6. India's most successful pharma company was owned by Sikhs - Ranbaxy/ Singh Brothers
7. India's two of the leading phama companies are owned by rich Muslim businessmen - Cipla and Wockhardt ...more
Answered by manish varma, 31 Oct '09 11:04 am

 
  
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Religious minorities, mainly Muslims and Christians, in majority Hindu India, were also victims of violence and persecution in 2007. In May thousands of Christians took to the streets of India's capital New Delhi, calling on the government to stop violence against the religious minority. The DFN reported on its website that some 4,000 people had been arrested by police and temporarily detained during the protest.

Muslim minority groups in September launched protests against the government for its failure to implement recommendations of the Sachhar Committee report. The report, released in 2006, recognized the discrimination against minorities and called for a series of government measures to bring an end to it. In May explosions in a mosque, Mecca Masjid, in Hydrabad, killed 11 people. Police fired live ammunition and shot and killed five people in subsequent rioting that broke out in the city in protest against the government's failure to protect minority places of worship.

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Answered by Jack Johnson, 30 Oct '09 06:26 pm

 
  
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(1) First of all we have to see who are the minoriies and who are the majority community in India. It is a farce to say that there is a majority community called Hindus. Because Hindu is a lable given to any Indian who is not a Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Zorastrian, Jewish, Baha'i (I hope I have mentioned all the religions and faiths). You will come across people following different (and sometimes opposite) beliefs and faiths and still be called Hindu. There is no sense of community or solidarity between these various groups. (A proof of this is that approaching the Calcutta High Court in 1981, the Ramakrishna Mission sought the status of a non-Hindu minority, which request was granted.)
The netas are well aware of this fact. This is why they never bother about the so called Hindus and try to appease the single largest consolidated community in India, which is the muslims.
(2) As far as discrimination is concerened, it is a part of human behavior. It exists (in some f ...more
Answered by Vikram, 31 Oct '09 11:00 pm

 
  
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No, they are not discriminated . India being a seculiar state, looks upon all religion equal . you can see yourself. Muslims , they are considered as Minorities, just look at them where they are, so i think there is no discrimination melted towards them. You can see from History also there are many Muslim leaders who were part and parcel of the government. Moreover, the greatest Industrialist Mr. Ratan Tata is also a good example and what not and Mrs. Gandhi, by birth a Christian is at the helms of affaris. so there is no question arised in this issue.
Answered by Gopal, 31 Oct '09 01:04 pm

 
  
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It is the majority who are discriminated. Minority are highly pampered.
Answered by Shyam, 31 Oct '09 12:48 pm

 
  
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I am not sure of whom you liked to mention as minorities.Legal definition is one thing & reality is something different from that. In fact in India all Muslims, Christians( most of them are converted due to various reasons), Tribals,Dalits & low caste Hindus all are discriminated against on the basis of religion/Class/Caste/ or Sects.
Answered by Santiranjan Pal, 31 Oct '09 07:38 am

 
  
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There is no truth in it.muslims are treated as son in law(damad) by politicians/parties hungry for votes ad in returns get all what they asked for even at the expenses of security of nation.christian missionaries are converting poors/tribals to christianity on thr pretext of education and health services.even at the time of natural calamities aid is given in exchange of changing religion.the vast amount of money comes from such organisations from western countries.even in orrissa christians were found at fault in primarily report submitted bt mohanti comission but never published.even our media finance/pressurised by foreigners are giving lot of propoganda against hindus but try to hide attrocities by minorities.muslims are backward as they prefer madarrsa education in preference to modern education.and when central govt. tried to form a madarssa board it was opposed.there is a plan by isi ti aid mioists to create trouble in our country and a love jehad is carrying out to allure hindu ...more
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 30 Oct '09 08:29 pm

 
  
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No, i don't think so.....; if at all there have been some minor incidents, they were all politically motivated.....; in fact, religious minorities are in a more advantageous position as far as india is concerned.........
Answered by minati vishwakarma, 30 Oct '09 06:53 pm

 
  
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I don't think so.Based on few stray incidents and politicallly motivated by the politicians, between the comman man, nothing such!
Answered by gkr, 30 Oct '09 06:39 pm

 
  
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