Sultan Tipu

Posted by on Sep 30, 2010 in Columns and Letters

Sultan Tipu

A few years ago, in Birmingham U.K, a group of friends were having a heated discussion. The topic ranged from identity to current affairs. Britain became an increasingly hostile place for Muslims because of the Iraq war and the 7/7 bombings. There was one point that stuck in my head from that discussion. One of the Bromies pointed out that there is such a huge emphasis by the British government for the Muslim community to take pride in being British when in reality there is absolutely no reason why someone and specially a Muslim would take pride in such a thing. He mentioned an interesting...

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