Identifying specific countries with muslim majorities and carving out exceptions for minority religions flies in the face of the constitutional principle that bans the government from either. Muslims that constitute almost 20 percent of india's population are under extreme pressure to conform to the hindu majorities demands of not eating beef because it upsets the religious sentiments of the majority the pressure being faced by minorities is not exclusive to muslims alone. Yes, minorities should be allowed to live in peace but our media for some reason target pakistan more and turn away face on human right violations everywhere else on muslim i think violence.
After members of an extremist hindu group incited violence against the area's christian population, nearly 40 christians were killed, thousands of homes were burned, and over 10,000 were displaced. In 1990s nearly 1000 hindu temples were targeted by the frenzied islamists for vandalism destruction according to journalist reema abbasi minorities sometimes have to hide their identity, adopt muslim names and mannerism to survive and live in fear in areas like lahore while hundreds of temples have been vandalized or demolished. Muslim majorities, too, often resort to similar abuses bangladesh chased non-muslim tribes into india, and its once large and prosperous hindu minority has dwindled alarmingly in the face of. Though muslim elites in india would have us believe that there is no caste system among indian muslims, the 1990s witnessed the emergence of two significant movements: the all-india backward muslim morcha and the all india pasmanda muslim mahaz.
Muslims engage in religious conflicts both as majorities and minorities they persecute other religions regardless of whether they are old or new, even if there is no existing history of conflict they are motivated by a relentless xenophobia. The legislation is built on the erroneous assumption that majorities violently target minorities the bill has been characterized as discriminatory, biased, and unconstitutional by hindu leaders because it targets the hindu majority, presumes guilt even from anonymous complaints, and is designed solely to aid prosecutions brought by minority. Religious tensions and violence by buddhist and hindu majorities towards muslim minorities in the region a seminar on this topic was organised by vu university's department of social and. The partition of india was the division of british india in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, india and pakistan the dominion of india is today th.
Hindu population according to 2011 census is 798% which is completely false many christian converts hide their religious identity just to take caste based reservation so, hindus stop living in a denial #hinduism has caste issues that's why i left hinduism & accepted christianity - said a christian #ricebagconvert. In 1947, communal violence in bengal was far less than in punjab, although bengal too was partitioned between a muslim-majority east bengal and a hindu-majority west bengal consequently, minorities remained behind in large numbers on both sides.
Minorities do need to feel that their rights are protected and they will not get overwhelmed by the majority the hindu, sikh and muslim groups in the uk have anxieties not totally dissimilar to the ones of muslims and christians in india. Indeed, the electoral success of the bjp in 2014 and in the state assembly elections since then shows that political majorities can be built by mobilising sizeable sections of hindus into political blocs by deliberately polarising, demonising and excluding minorities. Muslims have warred with christians and jews as minorities and persecuted them as majorities academic apologists claim that muslim hostility toward christians derived from an ongoing conflict, but at no time during the history of islam until the twentieth century did the jews have a functioning state.
Its desire to safeguard the interests and well-being of muslim minorities in nonmember states led to the formation of the department of muslim minority affairs in 1978 1 this however, was not complemented by the oic initiating a similar move toward the welfare of the non-muslim minorities living in the islamic states. Many countries have minorities that are discriminated against, either officially by law or by common practice here in the us we are most familiar with discrimination against african-americans, but here and around the world there is much more than that here are 10 examples of minority groups struggling against such oppression. A memorandum on the rights claimed by hindu minority in north-west india to the simon commission in 1928, nath argued that the hindus in the north-west were a minority and ought to. As the hindu population gains confidence in their political organizations and if they continue to build alliances with other minorities, their condition may improve some mainstream pakistani parties, including the sindh democratic party, and individual muslim intellectuals have expressed support for hindu aspirations.
First, even though a minority (according to the 1971 census, 112 percent of the indian population was muslim as opposed to 612 percent caste hindus), muslims are in a majority in one state and constitute 135 to 24 percent population in five states. Lastly after the partition of bengal the hindu's were not ready to listen the muslims even though the congress was supposed to represent all the minorities and majorities congress was a. Muslim is the new black whilst minorities are targeted in pakistan, but if the majority of the muslim population feels that a minority is distorting islam, then what steps are being.