CAMPAIGN IN NRI MEDIA:
"Did Our Generosity Fund the Carnage
This full-page ad appeared
in India Abroad and India West during the week
of May 27th. Both India Abroad and India-West are two of the
largest Indian weekly newspapers appearing in the U.S.
Our Generosity Fund the Carnage in Gujarat?
"I earnestly request NRIs not to
donate money to spread hatred in India, neither to the VHP
nor to Islamic fundamentalists…Don't give it to people who
I.G. Patel, Former Director, Reserve Bank of India, Rediff.Com
This is a
Defining Moment for India.
Before NRIs has Never Been Clearer:
We can either stand
on the sidelines as communal forces use our money to peddle
hate and violence, and try to divide Indians from Indians
We can actively support those who are working for immediate
rehabilitation of the victims, for punishment of all the guilty,
and for communal harmony
overseas Indian Hindus - including some in this country
- finance religious groups in India in the belief that
the funds will be used to build temples, and educate
and feed the poor of their faith. Many would be appalled
to know that some recipients of their money are out
to destroy minorities (Christians as well as Muslims)
and their places of worship. Mr. Vajpayee could deal
a severe blow to such covert causes by simply labeling
them as terrorists."
Kanwal Rekhi and Henry S. Rowen, The Wall Street Journal,
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memory of all the Hindus killed on the train in Godhra and
all the (mostly) Muslims killed in the subsequent pogroms.
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