‘There is normalisation of hatred’ – Aman Wadud with Ziya Us Salam
…. if Army officers who had staked their all in Kargil could be questioned about their citizenship, and if it was difficult even for them to produce the relevant documents, how could the common man, often illiterate and poor, be expected to do the same….
“In January this year, the government provided land pattas (documents) to 1.6 lakh indigenous landless people. But after being re-elected, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is evicting landless Muslims out of their homes. This is grossly partisan. The government is attacking the very foundational concepts of the Constitution.”
Wadud spoke to Frontline soon after the video of Moinul Haque being shot at in Sipajhar went viral, even as Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma of Assam vowed to continue with the eviction drive….