Justice Katju: ‘Tipu Sultan is a national hero, not a bigot or villain’

Justice Katju says, “One can understand distortion of the truth by 10, 20, or 30 degrees in furtherance of one’s vested interests, but distorting it by 180 degrees, i.e, making it totally upside down by painting a secular hero as a communal bigot and a villain, really boggles one’s mind. But that is precisely what has been done by some people having vested interests about Tipu and most other Muslim rulers in India.”

Indo-Pak Reunification

By Justice Markandey Katju- (Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own.) I have read Junaid Jahangir’s article ‘Pakistanis need to think more critically about ‘United India’ in the leading Pakistani portal thefridaytimes.com and wish to respond. I have consistently been […]

Justice Katju: Indian subcontinent’s current historical situation

Justice Katju says: Today, there seems to be total confusion in the Indian subcontinent. No one understands what is going on, where are we heading to, and what is to be done? Even the patriotic people who genuinely want to help the country (and I regard India, Pakistan as one country, only temporarily separated by that historical British swindle called Partition, but are sure to reunite one day) are bewildered.