IPS officer's FB post on truce sparks debate

KOLKATA: An IPS officer's Facebook publish criticising the Centre's announcement of a ceasefire in J&K during Ramzan sparked a debate on Thursday. While the publish attracted loads of likes and comments, a section of folks and the intelligentsia voiced their opinion on the issue.

The publish by means of the officer, who belongs to a minority group and has served in key positions in Kolkata and different parts of Bengal, stated that terrorists have no faith and that the ceasefire would most effective equate "Us" with "Them".

"We strongly believe that terrorists have no religion. Month of Ramadan is for Muslims and not for terrorists. There should not be a ceasefire with them. Don't attach this Pious month with them. Don't identify 'Us' with 'Them'...," the publish learn. TOI is deliberately withholding the name of the legitimate as he stated that it was his personal opinion which he sought after to proportion together with his buddies on social media.

Several intellectuals in the town felt that it was a step to stop a group from being wrongfully idenfied with violence. They, on the other hand, insisted that there was additionally a wish to give peace a possibility.

“The reality is that he's from a particular group and this is the reason his publish is getting noticed. The reality stays that several others, from different communities, have been saying so for lengthy. But then, the ceasefire will have to be seen as a tactical step to check out and give peace a possibility. If it fails, you'll be able to always call it off. The purpose is to give peace a possibility. This is under no circumstances the primary time that it's being executed,” stated educationist and political scientist Hasnain Imam.

Sk Makbul Islam, whose research on Lord Jaganath in the Bengali consciousness has earned him a DLitt level from Utkal University, stated: “Just like Digital India and Make In India, we wish to create the synthesis between Sanatan Dharma and Islam. We wish to alienate those that is doing slender politics the usage of faith. The voice of the liberal will have to be heard and any try to paintings towards team spirit will have to be supported.”

“Terrorism has no faith and any one who is going a crime of the land must be brought to ebook. If any part of the country or any citizen is in any risk, the law-keepers should take suitable motion. That is how a country operates,” Islamic scholar Tauheed Alam Khan stated.

Those who responded to the publish included law enforcement officials, govt staff and IT executives. Birendra Kumar Chopra wrote: “Ramadan Mubarak. Your views are in reality reward worthy.....daring ones and true.” An IPS officer wrote: “Well stated sir..Ramadan Mubarak.” A customs officer too wrote he was in “complete settlement” with the publish.

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