Arif Mohammed Khan, the governor of Kerala, stated on Saturday that everyone born in India must be known as a Hindu and that he must be known as Hindu too.
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, the founding father of the Aligarh Muslim College, urged individuals to consult with him as a “Hindu”, stated Arif Khan whereas inaugurating the Hindu conclave organised by Kerala Hindus of North America in Thiruvananthapuram.
He quoted Syed Ahmed Khan as saying “However, my severe grievance in opposition to you (Arya Samaj members) is that why do not you name me a Hindu? I don’t contemplate Hindu as a spiritual time period…Hindu is a geographical time period. Anybody who’s born in India, eats meals grown in India or drinks water from Indian rivers is entitled to name himself a Hindu and so “you have to name me a Hindu”
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan as soon as stated that I don’t suppose Hindu is a spiritual time period, it’s a geographical time period. Anybody who’s born in India, eats meals grown in India or drinks water from Indian rivers deserves to be known as a Hindu: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Thiruvananthapuram pic.twitter.com/RG4Sus2YPT
— ANI (@ANI) January 28, 2023
The utilization of phrases like Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh in the course of the colonial period, in response to Arif Mohammed Khan, was “completely tremendous” for the reason that British used the teams as the muse for figuring out even essentially the most fundamental civil rights of residents. The group Kerala Hindus of North America (KHNA) organised the conclave. The conclave’s concluding session was attended by Union Minister V Muraleedharan.
He stated that there was a conspiracy within the state to make it seem that it’s fallacious to say “I’m a Hindu”. He claimed that every one non secular teams are equal within the nation’s “Sanatana Dharma”.
The Union Minister additional emphasised the importance of uniting all believers of “Sanatana Dharma” below one roof.