Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?"

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    Why are Bangladeshi illegal immigrants being referred to as "Muslim settlers" by Indian media, making it sound as if they're Indians who moved to settle there? Which real Indian (Hindu or Muslim), in their right mind would want to settle down in protected Bodo tribal agencies, of all places? They're obviously Bangladeshi illegals, who are not entitled to even breathing air on Indian soil without a valid visa. Also, by inaccurately labeling them as "Muslim settlers," isn't the Indian press playing with fire? They make it appear as if they're Indian Muslims, who are being attacked in Assam, instigating communal discord elsewhere in the country?
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    Indian media will never accept reality that Assam is occupied by Bangladeshi immigrants, hence the term, they are cunning and shameless. However, communal discord will be there regardless settlers are Indian or Bangladeshi so long as they are Muslims. If certain people can indulge in riots for plight of Rohingyas, boundaries drwan by British will not matter to them and so communal harmony will be broken regardless whether victims are Indians or Bangladeshis muslims.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    Does this thread deserve to be here ? I highly doubt it as this section deals with IAF.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    That selection of words also perplexed me.

    Now, let us say they are not illegal Bangaldeshis.

    If not, they would have been in Assam for ages?

    So, where comes the question of being 'settlers'?

    Settle from where?

    Thin air?

    Fackkeruddin Ahmed knows the reality and the answer as is alleged and is taken to be true, but then he is dead.

    His soul is resting in peace maybe, but India's soul burns thanks to this clot, who became India's head and settled in the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

    India knows how to honour those who serve the Masters.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    Oops. I had the IAF forum opened in another tab, when finding the right forum to start the thread. Mods, can you please move it to "Politics and Society?"
     
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    Fakkeruddin

    could it be because his father was Col. Zalnur Ali Ahmed, and so connected even to the IAF being a Military Doctor?
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    Also, who would settle in a protected tribal agency, where squatting, leasing, and purchase of land, other than by the protected tribe, is illegal?
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    That is a very valid point.

    Non tribals can have no land rights in tribal areas.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    You are taking the connection too far:rofl:
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    However, they not only settle in tribal areas but also among ethnic Assamese , I do not think Dhubri has so high number of them simply because they flooded tribals, in reality they are flooding Assam and WBengal as whole and it is safe bet that increase of Muslim population more than normal, can be directly attributed to constant and never ending influx of"muslim settlers" from BD.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    Indian media is simply using the same expression used by the western media, without giving a thought to the implications. This kind of behaviour is very prevalent in Indian media. The adolescent girls and boys who now dominate Indian media think it is hep to be using expressions that western english media uses.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    Evidence that Indian media is referring to Bangladesi illegals (and not Indians) as "Muslim settlers."

    Assam violence: 5 key facts about the Bodo-Muslim conflict | Firstpost

    Are you trying to tell me that all those Bangladeshis are on a valid visa?

    Just because some of them have been around since the 1950s, they're somehow not illegal immigrants anymore?

    Obviously when the protected native population is relegated to a 1/3rd minority, it will radicalize and grow militants!!
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    Kick their a$$ out of India for the country own prosperity.

    They decided to separate in 1947 and their desire was fulfilled. Having got their a$$ pimped by uber Punjabis they got their independence in 1971 with our support now these buggers should carry on with building their own state.

    Had they integrated India when they came perhaps we could have overcome this, but instead they create trouble.

    So for everyone peace of mind please go back.

    Any idea whats the status of fence along border?
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    In several parts, the border is a river, and local populations on both sides need access to the river (for irrigation), so the border is not even fenced. The BSF jerks patrolling the border have such a bad personnel rotation schedule, that the jawans patrolling a particular sector, over a period of time, become feudals, taking in cash for entry. Border security is a central government subject, and so Congress will obviously maintain a laxed attitude. To those Congi arsewipes in Delhi, it may look like "free votes," but one can't even imagine how influx of illegal immigrants is wrecking the lives and livelihoods of local tribal populations in the border areas.
     
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    This must be pro congress newspapers. Congress has used the art of divide and rule well
    Taught by their british masters.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    I heard from a Bangladeshi taxi driver in Munich, that it is damn easy to go across. People used to bribe the BSF with as little as Rs. 20, and go across. Today the rate might be a little higher, but the principle remains the same.

    A concrete wall needs to be built, and a few BSF men need to be dismissed from service publicly for taking bribes. That is the only way to improve things.
     
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    what a douchebag media... and people call it the pillar of democracy.

    u know the same way the news was reported by media during earlier violence in Assam and Myanmar.[It got mixed] And we had a rally in Mumbai with an agenda ''Islam khatre main hai'. We almost had a riot like situation with women constables harassed and Amar jawan memorial broken.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    This is so that the Secular party(s) of India can blend it with Religion and use the illegal immigrants(Bangladeshis) as their vote bank.

    Leader like Mamta is responsible for this who have gone arrogant at the moment got some power.Just a day ago she challenged MODI to even touch these parasites illegal immigrants(Bangladeshis)

    Also the basTURD Abdullah dynasty is blaming MODI behind this.Why not this traitor family answer why lakhs of Hindus had to leave Kashmir??

    What was the idiot MMS doing for so many years since its his constituency? What did he do when there were riots last year? The CONGRESS is responsible of this issue which could have dealt much easier but now became larger. It may be that Congress has gone so desperate(whole RSVP has failed before him) that they again incited riots to blame MODI.
     
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    Re: Why is Indian press calling Bangladeshi illegals "Muslim settlers?

    This is a Freaking NO-BRAINER - the fewer Muslims from Bangladesh or Pakistan entering India - the better off everybody in India(including Indian Muslims) will be.

    Bangla illegals have to be kicked out before the people in the North-East go crazy.
     
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