|
|
|
|
|
27th Zilhaj 1435 | Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Top Stories

Probe how 'Chhota Pakistan' was printed: Minorities Commission

Sunday, 30 December 2012
Comments(9)
Mumbai, December 30:

The State Minorities Commission has asked the Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) to probe the "serious lapse" of terming the Santosh Bhuvan area of Nalla Sopara in Thane with the derogatory term 'Chhota
Pakistan' on its bills.

This is a serious matter. Please inquire into it and inform the Commission about your findings," State Minority
Commission Chairman Munaf Hakim said in a letter to the MSEB chief.

Let us know at what level did the directive to term the area as 'Chhota Pakistan' emanated," the letter said.

Hakim's letter came after the derogatory term, used to describe predominantly Muslim slums across the country, found its way into official documents.

In a shocking case of administrative apathy, residents of the Santosh Bhuvan area in Nalla Sopara have been receiving electricity bills that list their home addresses as 'Chhota Pakistan'.

The state-run Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDC) has been sending these bills
to Santosh Bhuvan residents for at least last 14 months.

Officials of the Maharashtra State Electricity Board, the umbrella body, have said they were unaware of how the
lapse occurred and that the error was only spotted during a drive to collect applications for Aadhar cards.

Electricity bills as accepted as proof of residence for all official applications (phone connections, passports
etc) and residents from Santosh Bhuvan had attached these with their Aadhar forms.

------------------PTI

Latest News

Cosmic rays can make deep-space ventures risky for astronauts in future

A new study has helped scientist understand that cosmic rays can threaten deep-space astronaut miss ...

Six militants killed as Pak forces continue operation

At least six militants were killed and seven others injured on Thursday in fresh clashes between se ...

Pak's Assembly passes resolution agai...

Pakistan's parliament on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution against the alleged "unprovoked and indiscriminate" ceasefire violations ...

Related News

Pak opposes alleged Indian bunker construction near border

Pakistan today objected to alleged construction of bunkers by Indian troops close to the Internation ...

No sex please, you're students: Zimbabwe university

The Zimbabwe students' union today made war not love over a new code of conduct banning students fro ...

No Diwali sweets exchange at Attari border

The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday did not exchange sweets and greetings with their counterpar ...

It's is really shame that

It's is really shame that the state machinery who is reponsible to controll Harmony not Haterd is involved is creating communal feeling among Muslims and Hindus.Get these Rss,Sivsaniks, Bajrangdal arrest them put them behind jail for spreading hate and voilence atleast for 20 years no matter who they are or from which party tey belong to.Aslo the leading so called old leaders of opposition too.

why not muslims

why not muslims who indulge in similar practices, first introspect what you are doing under the guise of religious freedome

politically supported

many non muslims in this country are communal minded - ideology of RSS and BJP.

if it is done by any muslim it will consider as terrorist activity now the non muslims are doing - they are doing for peace and harmony - yes ...?

Rss - bjp - shiv sena all are spreading venom in the minds and hearts of non muslims - bcoz of this the gain political advantage divide and rule policy - why .. ? .

if non muslims of this india spreading venom and dividing the country and making soft target to muslims.

the polce judiciary system and the Intelligence bureau also supporting them no solution until they change the mentality -.

soft target - muslims

many non muslims in this country are communal minded - ideology of RSS and BJP.

if it is done by any muslim it will consider as terrorist activity now the non muslims are doing - they are doing for peace and harmony - yes ...?

Rss - bjp - shiv sena all are spreading venom in the minds and hearts of non muslims - bcoz of this the gain political advantage divide and rule policy - why .. ? .

if non muslims of this india spreading venom and dividing the country and making soft target to muslims.

the polce judiciary system and the Intelligence bureau also supporting them no solution until they change the mentality -.

Spreading venom with each activity

many non muslims in this country are communal minded - ideology of RSS and BJP.

if it is done by any muslim it will consider as terrorist activity now the non muslims are doing - they are doing for peace and harmony - yes ...?

Rss - bjp - shiv sena all are spreading venom in the minds and hearts of non muslims - bcoz of this the gain political advantage divide and rule policy - why .. ? .

if non muslims of this india spreading venom and dividing the country and making soft target to muslims.

the polce judiciary system and the Intelligence bureau also supporting them no solution until they change the mentality -.

So India will be dividing like a Cake

Chotta pakistan, chotta Bangldesh, tommarrow chotta Srilanka and Chotta China... i think these Corrept Indians like to sell there Bhrat Mata ????

we are all human being no matter what they said & think

We are all Human being & we are not perfectly fit here in these World becuz If even we Don't care for about of grave then One Day it will come to go everyone in the Grave...be happy always everyone....

chota bolo bada bolo koi

chota bolo bada bolo koi farak nai padta ye divide and rule se bore hogaye public....

Chota Bangladesh Near Musheerabad.

There is a place near Musheerabad,just behind Musheerabad`s badi masjid,which is also known as Bholakpur, the contaminated water issue was here only, this place is known as Chota Bangladesh,many of the ration card issued in this area,the name chota bangladesh is mentioned in brackets.There are many tanneries here, and the employees of these tanneries are from Bangladesh.

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 27150 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think the victory of BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra, last nail in the Congress coffin?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com