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Ayesha Jalal is wrong.Not wanting Pakistan (as an independent state) originally and two nation theory are two separate matters.
Muslims are Muwahids (believe in ONE Allah).
Hindus are Mushriks (polytheists)
Muslims and Hindus are distinct and separate in belief, no matter if they look the same (physically), eat the same food, speak the same language or wear the same clothes.
This is Islam! Bring any Alim which you wish to discuss the matter from Qur'aan and Sunnah.
1-6 (and much more) has nothing to with Muslims and Hindus being distinct and separate in terms of Aqeedah of Islam. Whether Pakistan continues to exist (tomorrow or the day after) is irrelevant to the Islamic Aqeedah.
Ayesha Jalal is a Secularist with no foundation in Islamic theology so she cannot fathom it.
Indian "Ulama and elders" pre-1947 and now have FAILED to separate Pakistan from Islamic Aqeedah and as a result Indian Muslims are confused and dithering about aimlessly.
Take the word "Pakistan" and hit delete and it will make no difference to "Islam". For over 1000+ years, I-S-L-A-M has been the bedrock of our identity (in India) and not ethnicity (neighbourly/brotherly love), 1947 did not change the dynamics EXCEPT in the minds of submissive and meek Ulama and elders who sacrificed it at the alter of survival.
India was conquered in J-I-H-A-D by Muhammad Bin Qasim (RA) and not at the tune of a Guitar. Ahmed Shah Abdali (RA) subdued Marahata at Panipat with his sword and not while playing a violin.
Islam preaches kindness and hospitality towards everyone and more so towards Non-Muslims so they may be impressed with our mannerism and come to Islam.
Tawheed of Allah Ta'ala is distinct from Shirk!
Ayesha Jalal is a Secularist and her views are based on Secular understanding and analysis of subcontinent history.
You and I (on the other hand) are both Muslims so our analysis will be similar and based on Islam, first and foremost. We may slightly differ but we have greater ability to converge.
but when it comes to us vs Ayesha Jalal...
Never the twain shall meet.
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