WHAT’S THE LOGIC BEHIND GIVING SHAHRUKH KHAN THE TITLE ‘DATUK’ BY MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT?
I was shocked to see that Shahrukh went to receive the title from Malaysian government. I thought in this moment of great crisis of our country he will refuse to take the award. But that was not to happen.
Naturally the question you will ask, WHY DO YOU THINK SO?
First, let us know for what he has been awarded this title, it is for shooting a song for the (flop) movie One 2 Ka 4 which starred Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Jackie Shroff (I think) in Malaysia. Do you feel that it is an achievement or service of highest order? Leave that have you even watched the movie?
I believe that awards given by various governments have an underlying political statement. This award should be seen within the context of the recent widespread agitations of Malaysian Indians under the banner of HINDRAF. Now with this award the Malaysian government has hit two targets. First, they portrayed to the Malay Indians that
Then they covertly raised the issue of Pan-Islamism, that the all the Muslims of the world form a great culture that is not bound by regional territories. It also sends a clear message to the various parties in
Whatever be the case (I am not taking sides), the person who will suffer in all this will be ordinary citizens like you and me whether here or in
WE AS INDIANS MUST SEND OUT A CLEAR MESSAGE TO THE WORLD AS ALSO WE MUST STAND TOGETHER WITH THE PEOPLE OF INDIAN ORIGIN AND NON RESIDENT INDIANS. However. . .
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