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To Dhimmi: Further disinformation and delusions of a strange kind!

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Submitted by Mahfoozur Rahman (Bangladesh), Oct 15, 2007 at 16:36

All this is getting most tedious, as the extent of your disinformation knows no bounds.

I only respond because of another disinformation/lie that you blatantly profer by writing:

"Bangaldesh? [sic] That is a different [what? a fish or a fowl?] as it is a glorious little Islamic theocracy"

Again, the general reader may be misguided by your false propaganda. Therefore, I feel obliged to tell them what the Constitution of Bangladesh declares and practised within the territory of Bangladesh.

To start with, I do not need to learn anything about old Hindustan or modern India of which Bangladesh was an integral part for millennia, and with which currently we have the closest bilateral terms culturally, linguistically, economically and historically.

Q. What kind of state is Bangladesh?

A. The Constitution has declared Bangladesh a Republic committed to the principles of democracy and human rights; rule of law; freedom of movement, assembly and association; freedom of religion and international peace and harmony.

In support, I quote from the relevant Sections of the Bangladesh Constitution, and let the readers judge for themselves. [This is not for you, Dhmmi, because you will always call our country "theocracy" only because majority of the people of Bangladesh are Muslims. It's perhaps impossible for you to comprehend the difference and the fact that counties may have a Muslim majority population and be both secular and democratic – besides Bangladesh, among many, both Indonesia and Malaysia are two most notable examples . ]

Quote:

11. Democracy and human rights. The Republic shall be a democracy in which fundamental human rights and freedoms and respect for the dignity and worth of the human person shall be guaranteed

39. Freedom of thought and conscience, and of speech.

(1) Freedom or thought and conscience is guaranteed.

(2) Subject to any reasonable restrictions imposed by law in the interests of the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign states, public order, decency or morality, or in relation to contempt of court, defamation or incitement to an offence-

  1. the right of every citizen of freedom of speech and expression; and
  2. freedom of the press, are guaranteed.

41. Freedom of religion. (1) Subject to law, public order and morality-

  1. every citizen has the right to profess, practice or propagate any religion;
  2. every religious community or denomination has the right to establish, maintain and manage its religious institutions.

(2) No person attending any educational institution shall be required to receive religious instruction, or to take part in or to attend any religious ceremony or worship, if that instruction, ceremony or worship relates to a religion other than his own. Unquote

Readers, please carefully note Sections 11, 41, and 41(2), of the Constitution of Bangladesh and judge for yourself, if these are the provisions of the constitution of a ‘theocratic state'.

Dhimmi: Now you say the ultimate expression of insanity: "..the author of the Qur'an should also be taken to court .." To file lawsuits against "the author of Quran" specially when Muslims believe to be divinely revealed? (Besides, how on earth can anyone file and a court can accept a law suit against a sacred book of ANY religion defies common sense and logic.)

Why then anyone does not file such suits and ‘ban' the Quran in any of the ‘secular' or atheistic countries of the world including our neighbouring India? You seem to argue that the act of filing of such lawsuit is a proof of secularism and democracy, Or is it? Under the same fallacy that you brand Bangladesh with, all countries of the world should also be a ‘theocratic states' since no one has so far filed a case against the ‘author of the Quran' nor has it been ‘banned' in any country of the world! Even Don Quixote and Sancho Panza did not wage such a great crusade as you do! Bravo, noble crusader! [Don't ask me as to who they were. Take some trouble, go to the nearest public library and find out by reading. Ask for a copy of El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha – in translation of course.]

Hindus and peoples from other faiths knowing Arabic: The first translator of the Quran from Arabic to Bengali was a Hindu by faith [Girish Chandra Sen, 3 parts. Pt. 1, Sherpur Town, Mymemsingh: Charuyantra 1881, p. 384; Pts. 1-2, Girish Chandra Sen was a great Arabic scholar of his time such that it is reputed that he was popularly called " Maulana Girish Chandra'. Read the page: http://www.quran.org.uk/articles/ieb_quran_translators.htm#ETDL and find that the Quran has been translated in almost ALL languages of the world. Principal number of translators: Urdu 184, Turkish 50, English 41, Bengali 33 and so on. So, if you have any problem with the translation of the Qurran, then argue with any or all of these translators/authors or their publishers, in any language you like including Chinese, Pashto, Tamil and Swahili, for example. If you find fault with all these translations, as surely you will, then why don't you translate it yourself! I assure you there is no problem, as many, many of these translators were and are non-Muslims. But do spare me your tedious explanations.] There are many Hindus who know Arabic well [there are millions of Indian Hindus who are permanently settled or are working in the Muslim countries of the Middle East and many Indian foreign service officials are formally trained in Arabic as India maintains close and friendly economic and cultural relations with Arab counties.

Incidentally I have seen first hand that Bolywood Hindi films are more popular in many such Arab countries than Arabic films. My taxi driver in Tashkent was playing Hindi film music on the car stereo while I was there last year! ] and there are many Muslims in the subcontinent who are masters of Sanskrit, the sacred language of the Hindus. Your ignorance on cultural history of the sub-continent is indeed astounding, yet you venture to pass comments on matters you know nothing about!

The disinformation that you try to plant and the absurdity of your unreason reaches psychopathic proportions! Perhaps your mind is getting unsettles since your game is increasingly exposed and the disinformation that you tried to plant are refuted and proved to be blatant lies.

A friendly advice: Do take some rest from blogging. Your mind is getting unsettled and you are now speaking gibberish! ... Mahfooz

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