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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Mar 3, 2006 at 06:06

"Submitted by Muhammed ali, Mar 2, 2006 at 21:37

There are more than 150 million Muslims in India but they are in the minority. About 13% of the total population. How many Muslims are in Parliament? Please don't tell me India is a democratic country. India is ruled by religious fanatics. "

Mohammed Ali,

I don't want to dwell too much on India since it will take us away from this thread. Just to answer briefly, there are Muslim MPs from all parties and regions in India. The richest Indian (and the richest in the world before the dot-com burst of 2001) is a muslim Mr. Azim Premji, who built his wealth by the dint of his enterprise unlike the oil sheikhs. All Indians are proud of Premji and want to emulate him

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