सेकुलरिज्म की आड़ में अपने अजेंडे सेट करने वालों के लिये यही सवाल खड़ा होता है कि क्या अब सभी को एक दूसरे के धार्मिक त्योहारों पर बधाई देना, उनकी ख़ुशी में शामिल होना, उनमे भाग लेना बंद कर देना चाहिए?
When Vnde Mataram was accepted as the national song in 1950, by the Constituent Assembly, no Muslim league or Maulavi issued any Fatwa over it. Then what has happened now?
In a secular country like India, we have only witnessed a slew of silly fatwas issued by questionable Muftis, which have been of no help in bringing about reformation in Islam.
Indian Islamists turn a blind eye over the Islam of Dara Shikoh and get influenced by the intolerant ideology of Wahabi Islam, which is a threat to the communal harmony of multi religious societies in India.
In the scenario where the charm of cinema is all lost, it was the budding new talent that started to step up and deliver. The performances of Dangal cast brings back a different feeling that had become a rarity. Relief. Pride.
Instead of giving a stronger voice to the progressive Muslims in India, media has given more attention to the regressive ones, slowing down the pace of secularization and making Muslims mute spectators to the dominant narrative.