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Reader comment on item: A Million Moderate Muslims on the March
in response to reader comment: Turks, maybe. Arabs, never

Submitted by EuropeanMuslim (United Kingdom), May 8, 2007 at 23:53

Turks, maybe. Arabs, never - you wrote

>Turks are not Arabs, just as Persians are not Arabs, and Pakistanis are converted Indians.

The Pakistanis are converted Indians? Indianism is not a language- people from India are Hindus and a large precentage of India's population is Muslim.

The Pakistanis are not converted Indians, although some of them may be the descendants of people who converted to Islam from Hinduism/Bhuddism ,when Islam first penetrated the region over 1100 years ago. However most Pakistanis would never classify themselves as Indians. Never . Period.

A Main chunk of Pakistans population is Pahtan (they also live in Afghanistan and are the driving force behind the Taleban). These PATAHANS are descended from Jewish tribes who converted from Islam.

Anyway, i'm getting side tracked talking about how Jewish tribes converted to Islam - so getting back to the main point, Pakistanis are not converted Indians.


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