Now the question comes about Afzal Guru. He plotted attack on Indian Parliament nearly a decade ago. But that question is a bit difficult as Afzal belongs to J&K and its assembly has passed a resolution demanding that his capital punishment be converted to life imprisonment. But in all likelihood no president of India would agree for that. What the president can do is to delay the death penalty. The same was case with Indira Gandhi’s assassins, who were hanged almost a decade later.
With this hanging, both Hindus and Muslims need to understand others’ viewpoints. After living over a millennium Hindus and Muslims and considering there is no way out from each others’ company, they need to understand each other's cultures. While Hindus can celebrate the hanging, they should not denigrate any religion but nobody should expect them to be neutral about the country's enemies. Muslims, on the other hand, should see the hanging as an act of justice carried out with utmost decency.
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