When this reporter, with his longish beard, walked into an elite government colony in Ahmedabad to meet a senior official, three children suddenly got off their bicycles.
One screamed aloud, “Terrorist!”Â Why?
“Because you are a Mussalman,”Â he responded. So?
“All Muslims are terrorists. My father is a judge. He will call you terrorist in court.”Â Really?
“Yes. Now get out of here. This is a Hindu area!”Â
Sauyajya is 12 years old and has not met a single Muslim in his life. No one knows how many Sauyajyas are in the making in Gujarat. – Prashant Jha, columnist
ICYAI the full, disturbing essay is here,