Vicky Nanjappa

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Dispelling Hindu Terror: Smita Mishra’s book Lt. Colonel Purohit: The Man Betrayed? aces it

Back in September 2008 a false narrative was created in which acts by the Indian Mujahideen, Lashkar-e-Tayiba or SIMI were classified as Hindu Terror. A patriot was wronged at the time

New Delhi, Dec 20: Hindu Terror was a word that was set into the narrative when the UPA was in power. Miraculously all acts committed by the Indian Mujahideen, Students Islamic Movement of India and Lashkar-e-Tayiba were being blamed on Hindus.

Years later came a book written by the ever talented Smita Mishra. It is called Lt. Colonel Purohit: The Man Betrayed? On expected lines were a set of ‘liberals’ who protested and did their best to stall the launch of the book at Pune. To be sure, they failed in their attempts.

Reading through the book, one gets a clear picture of how a patriot, Lt. Colonel Purohit was wronged by the system. The book makes a very sincere attempt to answer crucial questions as to why Lt. Colonel Purohit was framed by the agencies in the year 2008 following the Malegaon blasts.

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