[Assam] invaders(?)

Chan Mahanta cmahanta at charter.net
Wed May 16 06:19:13 PDT 2007


Mohan:

My comments have to be viewed in totality of the CONTEXT, not by 
picking and choosing what is convenient for you.

cm








At 8:26 AM -0400 5/16/07, Mohan R. Palleti wrote:
>Some thoughts on the ongoing discussions:
>Hordes of indians in Assam and taking over the economy.....
>They are not invaders. Merely people from one state going to another. The
>same way as the hordes of Assamese who decended in Hyderabad and are able
>to earn a living working for "GE" Nobody looks at them as invaders...These
>are the same people who had to leave Assam because there was no growth
>there.
>
>Software companies who have dared to venture into Assam and are hiring
>assmese graduates. Are they also considered invaders?
>
>The Lungi menace you are talking about does not seem to be a problem any
>more. This is because our boys are wearing the same lungi in Bangladesh.
>
>Moreover if you call Indian people as invaders in Assam, what are we in
>America?
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>
>Mohan Rao Palleti
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>>  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"
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>>  *** True. Just like the hordes of Indians taking over Assam's
>>  economy, its land and its culture.
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>>>--Ram
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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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>>>:-)
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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?
>>>>
>>>>Just food for thought!
>>>>
>>>>--Ram
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