NEW DELHI: Upset with Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan’s ‘Hindu terror’ remark, a Muslim youth has announced a reward of Rs 25,000 for blackening his face.
Talking to Times of India, Mohd Aamir Rashid dubbed the 62-year-old actor an “anti-national”, and announced a reward because he feels the actor’s recent comment on Hindus was an attempt to create differences between two communities – Hindus and Muslims.
Rashid, the president of Muslim Youths Association in Aligarh added that if Hindus turn “extremists” then no other community in the country would be safe.
In his column in a Tamil magazine that hit the stands on Thursday, Kamal without mentioning any names had alleged that right-wing outfits had “changed course”.
He had said, “Earlier such Hindu right-wingers, without indulging in violence against those belonging to other religions, made the latter indulge in violence through their arguments and counter arguments”. However, since “this old conspiracy” had begun to fail, the groups are indulging in violence, he wrote. “Extremism is in no way a (mark of) success or growth for those who call themselves Hindus,” wrote the Tamil film icon.