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India: Pilgrimage subsidy unfair

Posted on 06 August 2009

From Ethz.ch: India’s practice of paying for Muslims to travel to Saudia Arabia for haj is costly, discriminatory and unconstitutional. The Indian government is not Islamic and therefore must not impose jizya (tax) on its citizens. In 2008, Indian taxpayers paid around Rs 700 crores (US$140 million) for Muslims to travel to Saudi Arabia.
The rationale behind the Indian government’s Haj subsidy goes against any notion of social justice, fairness, and economic reasoning……….Full Article: Source

 
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