“Like the Sun rises in the east, all Indians were Hindus”: Assam CM Sarma

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Sarma said that despite following different religions, the culture and history of every Indian is same
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“Like the Sun rises in the east, all Indians were Hindus”: Assam CM Sarma
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma | file

Guwahati: “Like the Sun rises in the east, all Indians were Hindus,” said Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma once again on Saturday.

Sarma said that it was only 300 years back when a section of people living in India converted themselves in Islam. He was participating in a discussion on Uday Mahurkar and Chirayu Pandit’s book ‘Veer Savarkar: the Man Who Could Have Prevented Partition’ at ITA Machkhowa here.

He said, “It’s the universal truth like Sun rises in the east. All Indians lived as Hindus for 4700 years. It’s only after the arrival of Muhammad Ghori and Babar that a section of Indians started to follow Islam. But no one can deny the fact that everyone’s forefathers were Hindus. They became Muslim only since 4-5 generations back.”

Sarma said that despite following different religions, the culture and history of every Indian is same.

“Veda said ways may be different but truth is same. It’s the leftists and liberalists who brought fundamentalism in the society and party like Congress took advantage of this division. Today we have to accept the reality and balance our history and present to instill peace and progress in the society,” he added.

He said that the discussion programme has thrown light on untold truths and would inspire young readers to challenge historical negationism involving the patriot

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