Eradicate 'stinking secularism': Bal Thackeray
Mumbai, Apr 1 (UNI) Lambasting what he termed as ''stinking secularism'' eating the polity of India, Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray today called for ''eradicating it ruthlessely.'' In an editorial titled '' Are Hindus Awake '' in the party organ 'Saamna', the octogenarian protagonist of Hindutava claimed that the ''germs of secularism and minority fundamentalism '' are poisoning the country. This, he alleged, is a strategic conspiracy to finish the majority community in next 50 years.
Infiltration of Bangladeshis and demographic rise of minorities and decline of the majority community will lead to several problems in the country, he warned.
The Sena chief lamented that all political parties have come together on the issue of office of profit but can not unite on the issue of common civil code, because that would ''hurt the sentiments of a sizeable minority and secularists.'' ''Why are secularists silent on the plight of those who are living as refugees in Jammu and Kashmir,'' he asked.
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