Letters to the Editor

Dear Sir,
The tension arose in Saharanpur and Deoband and in various districts of the country. Muslim community expressed their anger against shameful comments made by Kamlesh Tiwari. He not only purveyed his twisted views about Prophet Muhammad (saws) but also circulated pamphlets against the minority community.
The Hindu Mahasabha leader has crossed all limits this time. He made a direct attack on Muslims and their religious beliefs. Prophet Muhammad is our supreme ‘paigambar’ and no Muslim can tolerate an insult to his honour. It is easy for a believer to put himself into flaming fires but he cannot endure the filthy statements against the prophet Muhammad (saws) .
As the matter of fact this man deserves death sentence and that is what we demand from the government.
The government should handle such a repulsive person with heavy hand. And the organization, which he heads should be banded, so that no one can dare again to make such despicable comments.
Muhammad Anzar
Purnia, Bihar
Dear Sir,
Helplessly stranded in darkness. These words appropriately sum up the plight of the thousands of families in Chennai and its neighbouring districts of Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram, who have been confined to their homes without the bare necessities of lives. The terrific rains shattered a 100-year old record.
In these devastating floods the government strove through every means at its disposal to turn the situation back to normal, but it was an inadequate. Unprecedented disasters called for unprecedented moves to help the hapless–from the state government, the centre and the common people.
I congratulate those Muslim youths who put themselves in venture to cooperate the flood affected people, even they made them stay in masjids without bothering about the name, religion, caste of the hapless who looked for shelter. The country’s non-muslims brothers also acknowledged the tolerance of Muslims and thanked them with teary eyes. They said they were wrongly induced to believe that Muslims were terrorists. They made a promise not to support the replication of the demolition of Babri Masjid anywhere in the country.
Ansar Ahmad
Via e-mail
Dear Sir,
This is with the reference to, Prime Minister Narendara Modi, said that climate justice has won and the deliberations have shown the collective wisdom of the world leaders to mitigate the change. And he adjudged the commitment of the developed nations to foot the bill, marks the victory of the India’s stance that they should pay the mitigation cost and this would constitute climate justice. Bu the legally binding pact which seeks to limit the globally warming to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius is not in the favour of India.
India is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, but has historically a low rate of emissions since, 20 or 30 years back. While the many other developed countries have been emitting and polluting the climate, since a long period of time. They must be in first made to curb and clean the ambiance. So India should not be made to bear the heavy cost of climate change which will fall upon the shoulders of poverty-stricken people of the country.
Umar Javed
Dear Sir,
Saudi Arabia writes history choosing the first women politicians in municipal election, in this historical election Saudi Arabians voted 17 women into public office in municipal election, in the most influential Islamic kingdom on Saturday 13th December. It is a landmark step for Saudi Arabia, the first to allow female participation. The election was the first in which women could vote and run as candidates. Saudi Arabian former king Abdullah announced in 2011 that women would be able to vote in this election. Salma bint Hazab al Otaibi won a seat in the Madrika district of Makkah, the holiest city of the world. We hope that Saudi Arabia will go on as high as sky on the way to development.
Saad Gazali
Cuttack, Odisha