“Penguin withdraws book on Hinduism” etc ..

published on February 12, 2014

“Penguin withdraws book on Hinduism” etc – The Hindu; 12-2-14; Chennai Edition

“Withdraws” is not exactly the same thing as “has agreed to withdraw.

 No trace of an “Apology” to all Hindus, or even a token expression of regret for causing hurt to Hindus.

Certainly nothing like it from the lips of this “Wendy Doniger” whatever she may be, or the very obvious axe she has to grind.

Nor is there anywhere mention that this book is a “Work of Fiction”, or work of Art.

So does naming it as “An Alternative History” by this Ignoramus Convert it into anything other than a travesty of History, pseudo-psycho, motivated piece?

Incredible India may ban Rushdie’s Satanic Verses, Tuslima’s Shame, or Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code (maybe because the name Vinci pinches the passport holder of that name in India). And we do have a UPA owned and run by the anti-Hindu Trio compopsed of aulaads of Macaulay, Babar and Marx.

And it is also undeniable that while the Bottom Line may be purely mercenary, the Penguin has always been Christian from start to finish and has produced more stinking John Brown bodies mouldering all over the world, and has been a Soldier of the Double and Triple Cross.

And coming to the article “Changing landscape of Free Speech” (The Hindu; Chennai Edition; Edit page; 12-2-14) how far is it correct to launch a tirade against Penguin for withdrawing the book (if it really has done so) in India ALONE, and not for the rest of the world, and how has it “changed the FS landscape”, merely because an alien-run Government of India has not banned it? Did the “Hindus” threaten killings, bombings etc against the Pubishers or even against the ignorant Author? The depth of her ignorance and bias against Hindus has been repeatedly discussed by experts at many forums – which she has always dodged.

Or is it an article of Faith to never give Hindus or Hinduthva any credit for taking perfect legal or lawful steps to get Authors of Tripe to recant or relearn?

How far is it correct or relevant that the writer of this “Hindu” article to impute that Hindus are also to be clubbed with those who are involved in “. . . the creation of not of a less conflicted world, but of one that is more sectarian fragmented and tribal.”?

In essence the attitude of Christians, Muslims and their fellow-travelling Marxists can be summed up in the coarse Col. Blimp-ism “My shit smells like ice-cream whereas yours is shit”.

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  1. Ravi Reply

    February 12, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    Do not…..
    We have methods to make one withdraw anything. Anti Hindu movies were prevented from releasing. Theater owners refused to show movies fearing repercussion. Similarly the book will be sold only through book shops. If book shop owners refuse to sell penguin books?

  2. Mani Reply

    February 12, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    Just tip of the iceberg
    Respected sir, More such books are being produced. There are many high ranked professors in US universities producing material like this, exporting to India and our left leaning academia/ media are propagating this information. Has RSS leadership thought about a strategy to counter this. It is this scholarship that has influenced US govt to deny Modiji visa. It has other implications on our national security as well.

    Please form a think tank to address this challenge as soon as possible. RSS has 6 million volunteers and 27000 projects. Please add one more to your list.

  3. Vijayalakshmi Reply

    February 13, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Distortion of Hinduism by Wendy Doniger
    The wicked evangelist in Wendy Doniger prompted her to distort facts about Hinduism in her book.It is a measure of the decency of those who opposed the book to take legal action against the publication.Kudos to those who succeeded in this effort. Kenan Malik’s article in ‘The Hindu’is insensitive to the issue of encroaching on the rights of Hindus. Nobody has the right to misinterpret/distort another’s religion,which most of the evangelists have been doing.Hindus have shown that they are a law-abiding community.

  4. mgd Reply

    February 14, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Arundhati Roy’s comments
    Arundhati Roy has written a letter to the publishers criticising their action in withdrawing the book. The gist of the letter has appeared in the Times of India, Pune edition, about 3 days back. Worth reading.

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