A Facebook posts noted, this fellow is 28 years old, still a student, is economically dependent on his mother who earns only Rs. 3,000 per month and father is bed ridden. We have nothing against this person, but this JNU fellow is still studying on govt subsidies and is asking for Azaadi from the same government & social issues like poverty, casteism etc which according to him only came after May 2014 with the new government. All those things he is allegedly protesting against – the hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru or Yakub Memon all happened during the time of the previous government.
- 8 Mar 2016
Apparently, Yakub Memon is a martyr to the secular sophists who allege he was “murdered” by a communal government. But for the families and maimed survivors of the bombings, the executed man is a symbol. For Vinayak, whose 19-year-old sister Shashikala and 11-year-old brother Vasant were SHREDDED APART BY BOMBS while on their way to school, there will be no closure. There would be none for Ramesh, a shop owner whose brother was killed; or blast survivor Kirti, who has spent a fortune on treatment so far and says, “The sea of red haunts me even today.” Tushar, who owns a small restaurant, hasn’t got over his mother’s death in the bomb blasts—when he went to recover her body, it had been mangled so badly that hardly anything was left over for cremation. For the grieving survivors, closure is not the issue. Vengeance is.
- 4 Aug 2015
Justice Dave said, “Raj dharma mandates a king to wield the rod against ‘paapis’ (sinners) even if the king himself is a sadhu (pious person).” “If a judge does not award appropriate punishment to a sinner, then he is equally guilty of breaching raj dharma,” The Justice rejected request for a stay on Yakub Memon’s death warrant in view of the split verdict on his plea seeking stay on his execution.
- 30 Jul 2015
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan says, Yakub Memon, a convicted bomber and plotter of a series of bomb blasts that killed hundreds in Mumbai two decades ago, the deadliest such attack’s in India’s history, is innocent and should be spared. While the actor has millions of Twitter followers, people are really upset. Salman Khan, himself convicted in May of a deadly hit-and-run accident.
- 27 Jul 2015