[Assam] What would Lachit do?

Chan Mahanta cmahanta at charter.net
Tue May 15 19:43:18 PDT 2007


At 3:43 PM -0600 5/15/07, Ram Sarangapani wrote:
>  >but everything to do with defending against an invader.
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>Exactly - and the hordes of illegal coming into Assam could actually 
>be considered as "invaders"


*** True. Just like the hordes of Indians taking over Assam's 
economy, its land and its culture.







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>On 5/15/07, Chan Mahanta 
><<mailto:cmahanta at charter.net>cmahanta at charter.net> wrote:
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>I am not into mind reading Ram. Less so of people long gone. 
>Besides, *I* am no fan of Lasit's act , make that whack; that made 
>him a kharkhowa hero. It has something to do with my abhorrence for 
>applauding  or holding in high esteem an act of playing accuser, 
>prosecutor, judge, jury and executioner  by the same person. But if 
>I were to guess, considering that many Ahoms and other indigenous 
>people took to Islam, voluntarily, and considering that in those 
>days the act of beef-eating was not that big a sin, particularly for 
>the Ahoms,  the Lungi Menace would not have been a menace at all, 
>much less the scourge it appears to be to some of our latter day 
>Oxomiyas.
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>But  Mirjumla's  army  was a wholly different issue. It had nothing 
>do with Aurangjeb's  religion , their dietary habits or which way 
>they faced to say their prayers or being cut or intact; but 
>everything to do with defending against an invader.
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>At 2:51 PM -0600 5/15/07, Ram Sarangapani wrote:
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>>And how do you think Lachit would view the lungi menace?
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>:) :)
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>On 5/15/07, Chan Mahanta 
><<mailto:cmahanta at charter.net>cmahanta at charter.net> wrote:
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>That will depend on the degree of paranoia one harbors on the Great
>Lungi Menace :-).
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>At 12:56 PM -0600 5/15/07, Ram Sarangapani wrote:
>>America has 'What would Jesus do?' Would he buy an SUV? Would he
>>reelect the GOP?
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>>And what would Lachit do if there were a bunch of Assamese holed up
>>in Bangladesh and destroying Assam in the process?
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>>Just food for thought!
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>>--Ram
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