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Does Salman Khan represent Muslims of India?

Salman Khan’s dance performance in Saifai Mahostsav (organised by the Uttar Pradesh government) and his subsequent meetings with Narendra Modi for the promotion of his recent film have been severely condemned. Khan was called ‘insensitive’ because he participated in a state sponsored function in UP ignoring the plight of the riot victims of Muzzafarnagar; he was also called ‘irresponsible’ because he described Narendra Modi ‘a good man’. These criticisms grew gradually and turned into another heated discussion on ‘communalism/secularism’.


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