The people of India, a vast majority of whom are Hindus, should be given an opportunity to decide for themselves whether they want to maintain the facade of secularism as a part of the Indian constitution. At no time has the mass of the people of India had such an opportunity.
If Hindus want India to be a Hindu state, then, given proper safeguards for the minorities, the Hindu nature of the Indian constitution should be accepted. After all, European countries have held referendums on the issue of the EC. Why should the same right not be given to the Hindus, indeed to all Indians?
Chair, British Muslim Council
9 DecemberReuse content