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By Mixing Religion With Politics, India is Going Down Pakistan’s Road

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BY ZAFAR AGHA ON 20/04/2017 •
Never have we resembled Pakistan as much as we have begun to in the last few years.Pakistan’s journey of blatantly mixing sharia-based Islam with politics began way back in the year 1977 when then Army Chief General Zia-ul-Haq first deposed Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in an army coup and imposed martial law in the country. One fine morning after Zia took charge of the country, a lady news anchor appeared on the official Pakistan TV channel with a hijab. She signed off the news bulletin with ‘Allah hafiz‘ instead of customary ‘Khuda hafiz,’ which was till then in vogue among Muslims of the Indian sub-continent as a phrase to say goodbye.

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Sacrilege at Sogandi,Good Friday service altar and Holy communion pulled down-Tamilnadu attack

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Sacrilege at Sogandi,
Diocese of chengalpet. Good Friday service conducted at the usual place, amidst hundreds of police peacefully was disturbed by RSS .Could not complete the Communion service. Altar and Holy commuion pulled, Priests and people, women, nuns and children aggressively pulled away from the hill. People are in dharna asking for justice and their right for worship Today .President of India extends Easter Greetings and asked to remove hatred.

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Desecration of the cross in Santacruz West,Holy week attack in India

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The desecration was discovered by a faithful which visited the church to pray. The case was registered against unknown persons. Christian Leaders condemns yet another act of intimidation against the Christian minority. "Clear indication of awakening sectarian strife".

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Church services interrupted, arrested pastors, allegations of forced conversions: Easter plight of Christians in India-Parliamentarian question safety of women in India

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Bishops, activists and ordinary people complain about incidents of violence and intimidation across the country. Despite constitutional guarantees, the Christian minority is being persecuted. The threat on Palm Sunday: "If you want to pray, you must have official permission."
Govt busy protecting cows, not women: Jaya Bachchan in Parliament

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The government is busy protecting cows not women, said Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Bachchan’s remark came after protests by Trinamool Congress MPs who raised the issue of a BJP youth leader announcing a Rs 11 lakh reward for anyone who beheads West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

“Must take steps for protection of women aggressively. You are protecting cows but atrocities being committed on women,” said Bachchan.
Instances of vigilantism have grown with so-called gau rakshaks accused of violence and even murder.

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