RSS chief said Hindu rashtra can't be conceived without Muslims: Quraishi

"Insecurity is a major concern for the Muslims. And those who worry: What will happen in Hindutva, well, nobody need have any fears, because in Sanatan Dharma there are millions of Gods," he said

Former CEC S Y Quraishi
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Former CEC S Y Quraishi

Aditi Phadnis
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat met five leaders of the Muslim community recently. Former Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi, who was among them, tells Aditi Phadnis about the meeting. Edited excerpts:

What prompted you to have this meeting?
 
The five of us [ex-Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung; former Aligarh Muslim University vice-chancellor Lt Gen (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah; Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Shahid Siddiqui; and businessman S Shervani] are friends and we keep meeting each other. For the past one year or so we’ve been worried about the rising insecurity among the Muslims. Something keeps happening every

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First Published: Sep 25 2022 | 9:52 PM IST

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