Socio-Political and Economic Status of Minorities In India.


Byline: Abdul Majid and Saadat Farooq

Muslims being one of the greatest minorities of India' are facing the bad impact of socio political and economic issues due to some of the devastating customs and policies of Hinduism. Hinduism heavily depends upon the caste system; it has its overwhelming effect on the people of their own religion. The Dalits are so much fed-up of it that they are impelled to change their religion. From the advent of Muslims in India the Indian Hindus have prejudicial attitude towards, them. Different social and political movements support this icon. In present India RSS and Modi look active to achieve the goals and objectives of these movements. Nehru being the greatest leader of India does not remain on the back, he also suppressed the Muslims as "during the1960s, much of the Muslims voice was vented through Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru". So, Muslims and Christians do not have their representation in the secular and democratic "Lok Sahha" of India.

All this has left the Muslims of India at the helm of affairs without any active leadership. This has multiplied their problems relating to status uniformity, poverty, credit flow, bank facilities and access to government jobs: Minorities of India are not enjoying the status as prescribed in the Constitution of India. Minorities and ethnicity posses' political, social and economic vitality, which is less recognized that causes problems of peace, security and Government Stability. Presence of minorities is not an issue in itself. India is in the crux of minorities' problems with a secular political and constitutional face, but veiled to hide the real, original face of Hinduism. It, at a time, is contrasting with the self-caste system of Hindus, where the Dalit are fed-up of it and trying to trap the bandages of caste, but no opportunity and out-let is available to them however they have one option to change the religion and get rid of Hindu bondage.

They accept Islam and Christianity, where one GOD looks after all the humanity and in Christianity the God Father has all kindness for its people. But the staunch Hindus due to their mentality and limited approach have failed to accept all this. Transformation of Hindu to Budhism is acceptable to them as they consider it is the child of the same mother. Hinduism and Budhism both have commonalities. Therefore, the activities of Dalai-Lama in India are on the peak and has forgotten Tibat and bussy in converting the Hindus to Budhmat and creating a set of its new followers. In all the above we have discussed that the face of India is changing in the future, with the minority to rule in future deny the presence of minorities and the vicissitude lies in the system and view is essentially effective in future. I do not see the India united for a longer time. The Indian political system is wearisome, fatigued and exhausted though looking a little balanced.

"There was also the anti-incumbency factor which has destroyed many a political career, and the so-called 'Libra!' press, which tended to view Modi through the prism of the horrific genocide of 2002.... Twin mantras of development and Hindutva based on an anti-terror platform proved too potent a weapon and the reverberations were feet outside Gujerat".1

Pakistan and Bangladesh are the living examples of ethno-religions division of India, based on the Hindus short sightedness. Now India takes full advantage of being upper. Riparian and Pakistan is disadvantageous being lower Riparian. India is working on the policy to barren Pakistan turning the water resources towards India and World's big powers are supporting him either way. Pakistan's voice is suppressing day-by-day either under terrorism or such other ways. Even America plays political games with Pakistan at the time of need, he makes it friend otherwise no relationship. Now it looks that "Sindh Basen Treaty is a part of International Conspiracy"2. e.g,'

Pakistan has always been betrayed by the Pakistan based World Bank employees

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