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Submitted by Georges Fernandez (India), Sep 6, 2006 at 21:34

"Serial affairs with Muslims? Name more than one."

--You got it, fella; even one was more than enough! Besides, Dodi Al Fayed was also the nephew of the notorious arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi --interesting company for the mother of the future British King! I am not a votary to conspiracy theories, but given some healthy skepticism, I do think it was a very convenient death for the British overall!

Untouchability was declared illegal in free India soon as the British quit! A recent President of India belonged to one of the former lower castes, and India has done much in the last few decades towards affirmative action, to ensure equal opportunities for all its citizen, including Muslim! And they are all doing much better in free India than otherwise!

I agree with Swaminathan and others, that Indians are not a hate-filled group of people, and we have close ties even with all shades of the Muslim population who are patriotic Indians. Majority of the terrorists attacks you have cited came from infiltrators across the border. This is history in the making, and India is likely to come up with a creative and long-lasting solution to the problem of Pakistani xenophobia soon enough, without external interference!

That is why, the uncivilised hatred you have expressed for the Muslims in the UK is apalling to say the least. You are like the mirror image of the perpetrators of Beslan. The whole world was shaken by the sheer savagery of the atrocities that happened there, and it helps to resolve that such acts will not be repeated. But there have been many similar acts perpetrated in India, while the West played its old divisive game of putting India on par with Pakistan, which latter was its prime ally for decades. That is the reason in the main for the mess you find yourself in at this point! Many of the Beslan terrorists were in fact trained in the Pakistani terror camps and sent forth from there into Russia!

You seem to be ...devoid of a sense of proportion and responsibility, and I will not engage in a silly tit-for-tat bout with you over here! Facts are facts, and they are very complex in today's world. You should know what you are talking about before you come up with juvenile accusations time and time again! India is doing well without your help, thank you!

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