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On Apr 14, 2006, at 5:56 AM, G Vishwanath wrote:

I am an Indian and I wrote a longish letter to DAWN (a
leading Pakistani newsspaper) about a year ago.
I was reacting patriotically to a charge from a
Pakistani citizen who claimed that Muslims were not
treated well in India.
That's done it. Even in a fairy mild-mannered area like Minneapolis, you can always count on an uproar when letters touching on religion get published in the Strib. It doesn't matter what you say or how well-meaning or benign, someone's pet bull is somehow gored and outrage invariably follows. If only we'd pay such close attention to the actual news. Oh well, I guess it's Friday. ;->
Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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