Mon, Feb 15,
Diversity has to sit with Sikh, Hindus and Muslims
By Balbir Singh
Sooch, Advocate, Ludhiana-Sikh Vichar Manch
“It is time, Muslim police?
Christian doctors? Sikh judges? are stopped for neutrality in the
delivery of public services”?
It is easy to be said than done.
It is an important and debatable
question at all levels in the world especially in India for any
sake, like for conscience sake, for God’s sake, for one’s name’s
sake and so on.
How will “Sikh police officers”
deal with Hindus when we know there is a history of conflict between
It should have been said like this:
How will “Hindu police officers” deal with Sikhs when we know there
is a history of conflict between their communities?
See! How my mind reacted to the
Because, the reason behind, the
question is an importantly debatable and it was not so easy to
answer as said.
The businessmen, let it be from any
religion, class, category including the intellectuals look more
secular in dealing for money sake.
Exception: because being Sikh
police officers even if they are truly looking Sikhs for appearance*
and or conscience sake are more flatterers of their Hindu superiors
and selected so comparatively in India. They are excessively secular
in the sense, for money sake and for their promotion.
* Normally, it was found and
experienced that Sikhs belonging to Dhande Di Sikhi
(those who become Sikhs for commercial motives) and Bhekh Di
Sikhi (those who accept Sikhism formally to imitate Sikhs
for material gains and to exploit Sikhism for their ignoble ends are
more projected religiously and politically in India.
So, it was always other way around
in India, may be the similar case of all minorities in India.
Why not to continue the debate and
find the solution of the problem?
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