Tag Archives: #NRC

Stories of Harmony over Hate: Delhi violence

Word For Peace Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Dalits and other communities have all come together to help each other and change the hateful narrative spread by Hindutva elements Amid the stories of gruesome violence and disruption of communal harmony coming in from the national capital New Delhi, it is heartening to see stories of hope too coming through, disrupting the narrative …

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Delhi: Chand Bagh Muslims Protect Temple By Forming Human Chain

Word For Peace NEW DELHI: After three days of violence in northeast Delhi, the area’s residents gave a message of harmony and brotherhood by saving a temple from being vandalised. The incident was reported from Chand Bagh, one of the worst-affected areas, where an elderly man and several other local residents formed a human chain around a temple and saved it. …

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Thousands join multi-prayer programme at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh

Word For Peace New Delhi, Jan 12, 2020: People of different faiths came together on January 12 to participate in a ”sarva dharma sambhava” – a multi-faith prayer ceremony – at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, where anti-citizenship law protesters have been demonstrating for almost a month now. The inter-faith ceremony had a traditional Hindu-style “hawan” and chants of Sikh “kirtan.” The participants …

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India in 2020: Style of telling the national stories changed but Not fundamental change in national character/civilisational values

Word For Peace The apparent death of visionary politics – where civilisational dreams of change and justice have been obliterated by the scythe of self-interest and inertia – lies at the heart of liberal despair. The cupboard is bare of all the imagined allies: Dalits are no more against caste than the upper castes; the Buddhists have no particular sympathy …

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In solidarity with Jamia Millia, Jamia Hamdard Alumni stage play

Word For Peace New Delhi: A play titled ‘Jamiawala Bagh’ was staged outside the Jamia Millia Islamia which has been at the forefront of the protest against the new citizenship law. Protesters associated with Jamia Hamdard Alumni staged the play which portrayed and condemned the police action on the students of Jamia Millia Islamia on the campus premises on 15 …

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Indian govt approaches Ulema to appeal for peace amid anti-CAA protests

Word For Peace New Delhi: As protests against the government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) intensify across the country, the Ministry of Minority Affairs and the National Commission for Minorities have asked influential Muslim clerics to defuse the tense situation and appeal for peace. The commission and the ministry have contacted Mufti Abdul Qasim Nomani, vice-chancellor …

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Rights Of Non-Muslim Citizens/Religious Minorities In Islam

Word For Peace Prophet Muhammad(peace be upon him) was able to establish a multi-ethnic and a multicultural society which he administered as the head of state. He created an atmosphere which recognised rights for the freedom of religion and culture, with minorities being granted rights to practice their own religion.His teachings eradicated economic exploitation and at the same time established …

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