[Reader-list] Communalisation by Media
vrjogi at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 12 09:57:29 IST 2006
Thank you Mr. Roger Das for giving me the valuable information
Rafi was a Muslim.
I was not aware of that. For me he was an Indian, who happens to be my most
Incidentlly, my most favourite actress is Madhubala, I love to see
Shahrukhs films, I am an admirer of Shabanas acting skills & Javed
Akhtars writing skills. I saw Dil Chahata Hai 5 times, which was directed
by Farhan Akhtar and 2 of its 3 leading actors were Amir & Saif. I love to
watch Irfan Pathans bowling, I am a fan of Ustad Jakir Hussain, and most
importantly, I possess great respect for Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam!
Very frequently, rather every day, I see them on TV screen.
Unfortunately it had not occurred to me before, that all of them ARE
Thank you once again. I will definitely support you in your crusade against
And I am sure, all practicing Pseudo-secularists will join us.
Islam is really khatare me hai in India- happenings in Kashmir, Godhra,
Akshardham, Bomb blasts in Mumbai have proved it from time to time.
Vedavati Ravindra Jogi
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>Subject: [Reader-list] Communalisation by Media
>Date: Sat, 5 Aug 2006 02:26:25 -0700 (PDT)
> In this communal driven country even media is running on the path of
>partiality especially when it the question of Indian Muslims ahcievement
>arises. yesterday it was the birth anniversary of wonderful singer-actor
>Kishore Kumar and eevery news channels, hindi and bengali, aired nice
>programme on the late singer. It was good to have such programme in the
>midst of these political drama that happens everyday. And on 30th July NDTV
>carried an hour programme on S.D.Burman, the famous music composer, to
>celebrate his anniversary. But sad to say that media has sidelined the
>death or birth anniversary of the legend versatile singer, Md. Rafi. I was
>desparately switching the channels to watch some programme on the death
>anniversary of Md. Rafi, on 31st july but in vain. No news channels even
>bother to carry just a spot on him. certainly only one inference comes out
>of it and that is the religion. Being a devout msulim Md. Rafi has not
>given due respect in media whereas singers
> and music composers, his contemporaries and juniors noticed on television
>in some way or other just because they are non-muslims. I have not seen any
>especial coverage of any Indian Muslim dignatories of any field. This
>established a fact that almost all the media are owned by upper caste hindu
>groups and managed by hindus who least bother to consider Indian Muslim
>acheievers as real treasures of the country. Thus it create new and deep
>rift between Muslim and hindu, it is very unfortunate that media is also
>running on the path of communalism and favouring non-muslims. Hope this
>letter will find place in your esteemed newspaper.
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