Today as one sees the Owaisi brothers of Hyderabad seeking to lay claim as the custodians of the Muslim vote and the upholders of the community's interests, it is Syed Shahabuddin who springs to mind for having been there, done that, says Saisuresh Sivaswamy. IMAGE: Syed Shahabuddin, centre, with members of the Babri Masjid Action Committee -- to his left, the late Indian Union Muslim League MPs Ebrahim Sulaiman Sait and G M Banatwala, to his right, a younger Azam Khan, now the Muslim ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'This is an emotional issue and cannot be resolved by law alone.''This can be resolved only by creating trust again.''So much bloodletting has taken place, there is no point in going on and on.''Let us sit together and negotiate' Shahid Siddiqui, former Samajwadi Party member and editor of the Urdu newspaper Nai Duniya, was among the many people involved in the attempt to locate an out-of-court solution to the Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi dispute in the 1990s. He was also a member of the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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