“Don’t be a f***ing Idealist.” “You are out of touch with reality.” “Throw away these rose-tinted glasses and accept the truth you fool!” Hey! I am not a blind idealist. I have a sense of reality. And I do […]
“Where do you live?” “Aligarh.” “Ah, Aligarh University, that’s all I know of it.” “That’s all there is to know.” I have been often asked about my whereabouts, and everyone links my city to Aligarh Muslim University, famed and defamed at […]
Abundant are barriers to God’s call, Love was supposed to unite us all, Religion, race, caste, colour and creed, From intolerance may our souls be freed, To grow enlightened, liberal and wise, With love, humanity will finally rise.
Those who know me will be shocked by the title of this post. I have always been a person who believes that despite one’s religious beliefs, we should give every religion its due respect. My resolution not to say Namaste from […]
“All Muslims are not Terrorists, but All Terrorists are Muslims.” I was recently challenged by this remark. I actually respect those who can approach me with their doubts about my religion and I do my best to clear the misconceptions. […]
Don’t start imagining me as a lady wearing a black burqa with my head covered, along with a veil on my face revealing only my lowered eyes for the world to see. Nor am I the lady with a flashy, […]