Islamists have roped in the services of a failed Muslim actor Aisha Sultana born in Lakshadweep, to further whip up communal and separatist passions over the manufactured controversy around the Union Territory and its administrator, Praful Khoda Patel.
Sultana made a bizarre and seditious comment on a TV channel that the ‘center had unleashed Coronavirus as a bio-weapon on Lakshadweep’. The propaganda and bigotry that were being spread against the reforms undertaken or planned in the archipalego have now segued into open calls for separatism by painting the central government as an ‘occupying force’. The Kerala High Court refusing to stay the reforms by categorically stating that it was just a policy issue has increased the Islamists’ frustration.
Sultana’s comments were telecast on the radically-incline Jamaat-e-Islami news channel, Media One during an evening chat show and continued unabated on other channels too in the following days. She ranted and raved against the BJP and the Lakshadweep administrator, Praful Khoda Patel, and the channel chose to continue with the live show.
She opposed the implementation of the proposed Goonda Act in Lakshadweep (a similar Act is being used against hardcore criminals in Kerala) and the beef ban in Lakshadweep schools. Why small children must be fed beef at school, in islands where absence of pasture grounds and fodder make cattle rearing prohibitively expensive and where seafood is abundant, is a question the likes of Sultana will not answer.
Media One even muted the opposing views of the Yuva Morcha spokesperson and state secretary Adv. BG Vishnu who was present there, which clearly implicated a deeper conspiracy.
A clear case of sedition & attempt to undermining the efforts of Govt to develop island.
She must be charged for sedition & resorting into dangerous levels of hate-mongering! pic.twitter.com/Lu15KBNKvv
— Shobha Karandlaje (@ShobhaBJP) June 9, 2021
Several media channels jumped into the fray and telecast more separatist bits from the same lady. Later clippings suggested a small change of opinion against the central government, but she added that Praful Patel was himself a ‘bio-weapon’! She alleged that Patel came to the Islands with the Coronavirus and deliberately spread it all over Lakshadweep!
Aisha Sultana – a fake apology? pic.twitter.com/Z7YtnhTUZS
— Renaissance (@Renaiss87154487) June 10, 2021
Locals complained but no action has been initiated against these anti-nationals by the Kerala Police. The Kerala Police, once a fine security agency has now become mere putty in the hands of their communist masters and the SDPI who are now entrenched in every aspect of Kerala’s political and social life. Their dark hands are everywhere, be it Halal monopoly, or Jihad promotion, or demands to carve out an Islamic State within Kerala.
For all her love for the archipelago, Aisha lives on the mainland, did her schooling at Kozhikode, and later went to Thiruvanthapuram University College, a place infested with communists. Her father had a heart attack and was evacuated to a hospital in Ernakulam where he later died, and she blames the pathetic state of health care on the Islands for his departure. Yet, she opposes reforms and development in Lakshadweep, just because they are being introduced by a Gujarati Hindu?
The Lakshadweep Islands have no cinema theatres or multiplexes since locals consider the arts, especially singing and dancing, as ‘Haram’. Jihadi influence has made even shooting films there dangerous, till today. In fact, it was this BJP government that took a solid stand that since Lakshadweep is a part of Bharat, film shoots will happen there and offered film crews central forces for protection. In 2010, the UPA government attempted to install a bust of Mahatma Gandhi, but failed due to opposition by local Muslims who consider installation of idols and statues as un-Islamic and against Sharia. It is not clear whether that statue has been installed as yet or not.
Though some consider Aisha’s stunts as mere 15 minutes of fame, there are hidden agendas at play. From the look of things, Aisha though born a Muslim is not exactly a conventional Muslim which makes her all the more expendable for the Islamists. Her anti #metoo position has also made her the darling of both the male-dominated local film industry and the Islamist mafia behind it.
Interestingly, her rant on Media One came when Lakshadweep MP Mohammad Faizal from the NCP was also present in the media discussion. He too did not object to Aisha’s allegations and in fact, agreed with her wholeheartedly.
There are unconfirmed reports trickling in that she has been charged with sedition following complaints from BJP workers of Lakshadweep.
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