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Mrs. Jaya Bachchan says something for Hindi speaking people (to be noted: she did not abuse Marathi) and not only she but also her husband is made to apologize within no time. And the apology is "If we have hurt the sentiments of even a single Maharashtrian, we apologize as our intention was not to do so".
M. F. Hussain paints not only Hindu Deities nude, but also makes our Bharat mata nude. No doubt, it hurt the sentiments of millions of Hindus. There is not voice in media that could demand a statement declaring: "If I have hurt the sentiments of people of India, I apologize, though my intention was not so".
It is so simple to apologize, if your intentions are not wrong, as was done by Bachchan family. India might be a secular country, but isn"t it the message clear from the painting of M. F. Hussain that Bharat Mata is only for Hindus and hence she has to strip. The message is out there - anything that is Hindu would be at least stripped, not to say at most what.
There is no doubt that Mr. Raj Thackeray has made us realize that holding to our mother tongue is also a crime. One can speak English, if not Marathi, but not Hindi, so what Marathi was born out of Hindi only. Hindi or Hindu, both are made to be stripped. Apology is the minimum that they have to do for now. God knows what lies ahead.
It is secularism to get converted from Hindu to Christian or Islam, but the other way round is pure communalism. Sorry, you are not allowed to convert back to Hindu. And if you attempt, there is sure death for you - case of Swami Laminananda is the message if you attempted it. Mr. Raj Thackeray do not have an issue even if Marathi Hindus are attacked and not allowed to perform Durga Puja in very Maharashtra (at Achalpur) so long as the people who attacked are not "Bhaiyas" (attackers were none other than Muslims). Bhaiyas have to leave the land of Mr. Raj Thackeray, so what if they are not blasting the Nation, like Islamic brother of Mr. Thackeray.
If someone goes and talks to the parents about Hinduism, they immediately protect their children. So what they participate in the Bandh called for the protection and proliferation of Christians by Missionary schools.
Kashmiri Hindus were thrown out of their own homeland and their land, property and women occupied by Muslims. But they had room to move down in India (not up or westwards towards Pakistan). Where will we Hindus go if we have more Kashmirs around? Mr. Raj Thackeray must start thinking about where Marathis will go the day Maharashtra will turn to another Kashmir. Already we have more than a Crore Bangladeshi existing in Maharashtra alone illegally.
We are sure to meet a situation, where M. F. Hussain would do no more exercise of painting his imaginations. Artists like him, will get enough options to do such paintings live. We are sure to meet a situation, where Mr. Raj Thackeray would not hear any more apologies, as he will have only two options left with him - either get painted by Hussain or change under secular umbrella to facilitate Hussain painting.
It is unfortunate for this country that the nation is painted nude and is being sold out and the people of this country are discussing about rights of a painter. It is unfortunate for the mothers of this nation who are producing child who cannot protect their own mother against such shameful attack. It is unfortunate that so much chemical fertilizers have been mixed in the soil of India, that it is not able to produce any more Shivaji. Ah who cares for Savarkar.
The only hero of the nation is one who taught us to let our enemy beat us. Khilafat and killing of Hindus was not material for him, protection of his own fake idea of "Sarva Dharma Sambhav" was more precious. History could not teach him nor could his own personal experience.
It is an unfortunate for the people of the nation who are still following the same scrap of the party who do not feel ashamed to put the Son as the Father of his own Motherland. If Mahatma Gandhi would have been great, he would have come out of his grave and called upon the Nehru and Congressmen - What are you doing? India is my mother and you are making me her father. This is a murder of sense of patriotism, and children are taught this in the name of patriotism. British used exactly this policy throughout, and Congress is successfully continuing it. How silly that the people of this nation do not even oppose this?
Why do you pay Road Tax or money at Tolls? Because, if roads are not maintained you cannot travel on it for long. You need to pay tax to run the country. How do you think that the basic culture of this country will remain alive, if you do not pay tax towards it also? If you think that you donate to temples and your job is done - sorry - all rich temples are in acquisition of Government and not the priests whom you abuse.
Why people of India are so dead that they cannot even see what is happening before their own eyes? Surely, they all are sleeping in their own selfish shell of individualism. If they keep sleeping like this, the long sleep is the only fate their children will get in gift from them.
Awake now for your mother (motherland is in problem) or Your Children will Sleep Forever. Join hands with groups that are pure Hindus, for Hinduism is the mother of this nation and this nation remains secular as long as Hindus are in majority. But Hindus also must understand a simple thing: Even God will not help them, if they do not help themselves. Lord Krishna didn"t choose any idiot and selfish person to fight the battle of Mahabharat. He supported the strong Arjuna. If Hindus fail to show their unity, strength and liveliness, even Lord Krishna will have to tell some Arjuna - "See these people are already dead, and there is no harm in killing them just for sake". Who will take the side of the dead?
Swami Vivekananda is still calling on you:
Awake Hindu! Awake!
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