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Response to Octavio Johanson's submission

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Submitted by Vijaykumar Chalasani (United States), Apr 11, 2005 at 16:34

In his attempt to answer the challenge, Octavio Johanson states
"India has removed millions of Muslims just after its independence from British Rule in 1949. Had it not done so, there would have been civil war.

"Indian Muslims created a nation called Pakistan, which was divided into Eastern and Western Pakistan. Eastern Pakistan later became Bangladesh."

India had not 'forcibly evicted' the muslims, but the muslims wanted to carve their own nation based on religion and wanted to secede from India. A quick glimpse into history will correct the perspective.

This reference would be utterly wrong to be accepted as an answer to the challenge - it also goes to establish the fact that muslims, though rogues in our own backyard, have successfully projected an image over centuries that they are the victims. The mass genocide they perpetrated on Hindu citizens in the Sind and other north western provinces in the name of the now famous partition of India strongly establishes this fact.

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