Religion should not be mixed with politics

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Arushi said: (Mon, Nov 30, 2015 01:34:08 AM)    
I agree with the statement that politics mixes with religion. As we all know that people prefer to vote for that candidate who belongs to their community without taking interest in the things like whether the candidate have the ability to fight for their rights or not.

Without knowing his nature or behavior people used to vote for that candidate who belongs to their community. For a person which is going to vote in elections, is it enough that the particular person he vote for belongs to his community?I don't thing so.

According to me, people should vote for that person or party who is able to represent their views in parliament. And the candidate should think about each and every community without any inequality. He should only think about the development of the area under him with honesty.

In my point of view, every Indian should vote with a feeling to be Indian not. With the feeling of Hindu or Muslim. This feeling will definitely can create a big difference in between politics and religion.

Politics should be kept different from religion always. Mixing between politics and religion create a mess in the whole country. As religious morals are helpful in running politics as they show the way how to develop our country. But creating a mess in the country on the name of religion is completely unbearable. Religion should be applied on the politics but in good aspects.

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Tapishnu Samanta said: (Sat, Nov 28, 2015 10:12:48 AM)    
Religion is a person's identity which defines one's beliefs, ideologies and principles. Politics on the other hand consists of activities to govern a country or a region and its people. Hence, politics and religion have a connection even though they appear to be absolutely different from one another.

Politicians, being the chosen leaders, have the favorable scope of communicating with the people where they try to influence them. Politicians can use various religious beliefs and customs of a certain community to gain their support. It is through religious terms that the politicians can have the greatest impact on the minds of all people who was greatly attached to one's own religion.

Great politicians often use religion to create peace, harmony and unity among the people of a region or a country. They try to inculcate good principles and practices among the people so that the governance runs smoothly.

It only depends on the politicians how they would use religion to influence the people. Now, I would give the opportunity to other members of the group to put forward their opinions on this.

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Bhagyashri said: (Thu, Nov 26, 2015 09:25:58 PM)    
Yes, religion should not be mixed with politics. Rather we can say the politician can help all the religion equally grow in the country. As they have the powers, the resources, they can use it positively to maintain the unity and progress of the nation.

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Aditi said: (Sun, Nov 22, 2015 06:11:55 PM)    
After having read all the comments, I would like to say that just because we have witnessed only the ugly aspect of mixing religion with politics doesn't mean it cannot have a positive outlook.

At home and schools our parents, grandparents and teachers do narrate stories from religious texts to teach their children high moral values and make them know the difference between right and wrong.

Same way our leaders can use religious teachings to guide the masses to a peaceful and tolerant path or at least can give them a noble message ! if done in a correct way "mixing religion with politics" can actually prove to be a blessing in disguise.

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Priyanka said: (Thu, Nov 12, 2015 05:45:08 PM)    
Yes definitely religion should not be mixed with politics. Being India a secular country, people living here belongs to different religion. Now a days Politicians gave their statement on the name of religion to create disturbance, hatred, confusion and enmity among people of different religion. We live in India where all religions has its own importance and equal priority.

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Saptarsi Ghosh said: (Thu, Nov 5, 2015 10:23:32 PM)    
Hello friend,

I would like to share my views in this topic. I am agree with you people that politics should not be mixed with religion. The so called leaders think that they just create an issue which is baseless and all people of India support them. We live in country where all religion have same priority.

But I think the Indian people have enough brain to think what is good and what is bad. I don't think they will bother about those stupid think. And already many people are protesting about those kind of activity. So we have to take some effective measures in these kind of barbaric practices.

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Biplob said: (Mon, Nov 2, 2015 05:48:31 PM)    
According to my opinion Politics and religion completely different from each other. We live in country like India where people are from different religion. Religion is the identity of human being, which controls us.

And the politics is the only way which serves our nation. Through politics we developed our nation. In politics we elect different eligible leader so that they work for us to develop our nation and control the human being. So identity means religion should not be mixed with politics.

But now a days we see that politics mixed with religion. Different leaders are stand up from different religion and many of them take d religion as vote bank. During campaigning its seen that they talk various religious issues.

So that they create a egotism towards him as leader from d same caste, tribe simply as the member from the same religion, as a result they vote the particular leader without showing any eligible characters for serving our nation. For that we can't elect good, active leader for serving our nation, so my point of view is that we should not mixed up the religion with politics.

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Priya Agrawal said: (Fri, Oct 30, 2015 10:40:29 AM)    
Hi friends,

Politics is mixed with the religion from the day our country got independence. Since then it is followed by many riots, destruction, and other events which clearly shows that politics has messed up a lot in the name of religion.

It only depends on us how we choose our representatives in the parliament and further more how those representatives act and behave for the welfare of people.

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Aamin Patel said: (Wed, Oct 21, 2015 05:03:31 PM)    
Politics should not be mixed with religion. It is a job of narrow minded people. When the politicians fight election they represent themselves as a developer of society but when they won they try to rule on the basis of creating religious differences.

And we all know no one can get advantage due to this. This dragging of religion will result into nothing more than destructive results for any religion. The politician should do for what they are chosen open heartily by the public.

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Anjali Maheshwari said: (Wed, Oct 14, 2015 08:28:23 PM)    

As per my thinking views I would like to express that politics is some what different then religion. If politics wanna include some that is only welfare practices don't involve such type of topic which create feeling of conflict among people, religion includes the faiths and believes of people for different culture and religions.

We should respect it whole heartedly. Religion is totally different from politics it has peoples hopes and love but politics is for India s economic development. So we should never combine these both in one container keep it seperate.

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Shashank Jain said: (Wed, Oct 14, 2015 04:46:52 PM)    
According to my opinion India is a secular country so religion should not be mixed in politics. Because when we choose our leader on the basis of religion there are thousand of problems are create and many riots take place. In past time Gujarat riot is the result of political empowerment. So we have to make a sensitive to understand that religion and politics are different things.

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Nausheen Sayed said: (Sun, Oct 4, 2015 10:01:45 PM)    
People who misbehave in politics under the name of religion are the biggest culprits for making a partition between the unity of people. If such people would be removed, then definitely there will be unity among people of all religion. Its not the high class society which is affected but its the middle class and lower class society which is affected at large.

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Ankit said: (Sun, Oct 4, 2015 05:41:21 PM)    
Yes I strongly agree with the topic. Religion is a set of belief that further become the tradition for that particular community. While politics at the front end is a way of forming government by peoples support. And when the political parties try to get support from the voters by encouraging their particular belief or symbol, we say that they mixed the religion with the politics.

It has a great impact on a country like India because of having a wide range of belief and religion. It create hatred among the people and imbalance in the society. The story of Ayodhya Kand in 1992, Anti-Sikh riot in 1984, and the ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri Pandit are the best example of destruction followed by such practices.

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Tanvi said: (Fri, Oct 2, 2015 07:41:53 PM)    
In India there are many religion but some conflict between them. In older time there is a conflict between Hindu and Muslims by which a civil war take place from not side many people were killed and the country divided into 2 parts.

In opinion there should be a separation of religion from politics by every religion have their own leader by which there is less chance to conflict between 2 religion in the country.

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Nausheen Sayed said: (Fri, Oct 2, 2015 01:09:40 PM)    
Religion is something which is perfect in its way, but politics is something which is never perfect in its way. People often mix up religion with politics and many a times political leaders go on wrong track and then it becomes a big issue. There's no need actually to elaborate a discussion related to politics. Because its full of corruption at least there's no corruption in religion.

So people who do such acts of creating a confusion among people and making a chaos and riots, belonging to politics are actually illiterates and are not bothered about the peace of nation.

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Namrata Shownkeen said: (Wed, Sep 30, 2015 05:55:40 PM)    
Hey friends, politics and religions should not mix as politics need to reflect a common opinion and have to make all decisions keeping in view the mutual benefit of all the people.

If you simply go by the laws in India which is a secular country then definitely as per it the two things should not mix with each other.

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Namrata Shownkeen said: (Tue, Sep 29, 2015 07:44:26 PM)    
Hey friends,

According to me Religion in politics do not make a sense together if you have a bunch of atheist dodo birds in politics then the whole world is screwed. They will make stupid laws because they have no ethics or morals to guide them.

If religion or politics mix, then hopefully people will have some morals and do some half decent things in office. By this time, all men and women are treated equal and each citizen on individual part should get a chance in politics.

If one is partial with his/her religion that would be a total injustice.

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Rohan said: (Sun, Sep 27, 2015 11:28:10 AM)    
My opinion regarding these topic is that the religion should not mixed with the politics as the politician are taking benefit of its for getting the votes should give the votes by judging the person by education, leadership skill, behaviour and not by the which caste he belongs weather he belong to our caste and all after electing him he should work for all religion he should not work for only a single community or religion weather he can try to improve our country our state our district.

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Hina Shaikh said: (Fri, Sep 25, 2015 09:23:01 PM)    
In my opinion religion must not mixed with politics. Whenever politics and religions are mixed then the voting decisions of people have been affected. Politics is all about having a good time in present life and religion is about having faith for the future times. There are times when they both run like parallel banks of river which don't meet but always run together.

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Rakesh Vanam said: (Fri, Sep 25, 2015 03:00:28 PM)    
Hello friends,

My name is Rakesh Vanam, I totally agree that religion should not be mixed with politics, but in present this scenario is changed, every politician is taking profit of it by means of vote bank. In India, where diversity is main feature where each political party has its own vote bank politics and this should be stopped and people should vote and elect those people who actually wants to do something for the common people and for the development of the country.

A person should be selected as a leader by judging by his/her work and by his/her good leadership qualities and the most important thing a person or people should not be discriminated on the basis of cast, religion or sex.

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Sushil said: (Thu, Sep 24, 2015 11:13:01 AM)    
Hi guys as topic is Religion should not be mixed with Politics I think that religion and politics both are different-different things. We are not supposed to amalgamate. If we mix politics with religion than it can be lethal for Indians so in my views instead of saying we are Hindu, we are Sikh we have to keep in mind that above all we are INDIANS. Some politicians may have forgotten this fact resulting we face riots, conflicts etc.

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Hina Shaikh said: (Tue, Sep 22, 2015 09:26:50 PM)    
Hello friends,

I agree its right politics should not mix with religion because India is a country of different different religion. And I think so politician should to be concentrate on developing our country. Politics its not at all group of corrupt people in which also such type of people involved those are really involved to developed our country.

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Rohit said: (Sun, Sep 20, 2015 11:33:32 AM)    
Really religion should not be mixed with politics because it may give comfort to one's community but the other's have to face problem.

One latest Ex : The Meatban in Maharashtra due to it other are suffering and some politicians are going on strike. Instead of it they should look out the other important problem.

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Sanket said: (Thu, Sep 17, 2015 10:28:26 PM)    
Hello friends,

After watching the situation of "Meat ban" now I think that religions should not be mixed with politics because a politician may do good for one's community by which other community feels offended.

India is secular country here every religion should respect every other religion and understand the sentiments of each other. If this is done then there will be no need of Politics related to any religion otherwise there are chances of riots.

Thank you.

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Mahmood said: (Sat, Sep 12, 2015 06:23:54 PM)    
To me politics and religion are so different. I mean originally some time in politics you will have to say something that isn't real and opposes to the truth in someways you will have to play roles while the nature of religion is being honest and trustful and if you engaged them there will a controversial situation and this case leads to weakening people's religious belief.

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Knight said: (Fri, Sep 4, 2015 04:39:14 PM)    
It is sad that we can't mix religion with politics! Actually we are too narrow minded to understand the depth of religions. Religions can be a boon for the politics but politicians take religions as means of votes. We should look for merit in candidates and not his religion.

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Neha Saxena said: (Wed, Sep 2, 2015 06:02:18 AM)    
Definitely, Religion should not be mixed with Politics because in a country like India we have almost every kind of religion for which in India there is unity in diversity. For instance, if I am a Hindu and the other is Sikh, besides this we together are known as Punjabi and moreover an Indian.

But if we add the politics with this, the consequences would be like the riots of 1984. Politicians consider the religion as the means of their votes.

In order to avoid such a problem make the roots of our unity so strong so that no one can make discrimination and use religion as a part of Political Game.

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Vineeth Maller said: (Sat, Aug 29, 2015 08:20:10 PM)    
One of the key things we have learnt from our history is that there should always be a separation between church and state. The state should in no way endorse nor suppress a religion.

Freedom to religion both for and from is a fundamental right of a citizen in a secular democratic society. History has shown us again and again that if they meet, a section of the people will rise over the rest and commit crimes against humanity. Not a single country where there is no separation of church and state is free from these problems.

There is a simple way to eradicate this problem. A new law needs to be enacted which bans political parties from inclining with or oppose any particular religious community. Additional laws for investigations etc. Must be enacted as well.

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Rupam Kumari said: (Thu, Aug 27, 2015 09:27:47 PM)    
Hello friend,

My view is also similar to others, religion and politics should not be mix together it brings inequality among the people. A common person elect a person to serve all the people of different religion not for a particular religion and also to serve the nation. But to bring this change, firstly the thoughts of people should be changed they should give equal importance to other religion also.

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Rakesh said: (Wed, Aug 26, 2015 04:14:40 PM)    
Hello friends,

According to me religion should not be mixed with politics because:

1. Religion and Politics are two different words, how can we mix both with each other.

2. Last thing, now a days politics has alive for religious but not vice versa.

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Sanjay Rider said: (Sat, Aug 22, 2015 06:43:50 AM)    
There is a separation of religion from politics because there are conflict take place through religion in the country.

In India there are many religion but some conflict between them. In older time there is a conflict between Hindu and Muslims by which a civil war take place from not side many people were killed and the country divided into 2 parts.

In opinion there should be a separation of religion from politics by every religion have their own leader by which there is less chance to conflict between 2 religion in the country.

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Karthik said: (Tue, Aug 18, 2015 10:35:48 AM)    

My opinion on the given topic is one should never look for religion of the candidate at the time of voting and the candidate participating in elections should not take the name of religion as this means that he/she is against the democracy one should should look at the candidate's capabilities and character.

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Rahul Yadav said: (Thu, Aug 13, 2015 11:15:33 PM)    
Hello friends,

In my opinion politics should not be mixed with religion because it can damage country's unity as well as its peace.

India is the most diversified country in the world, we have people of almost every religion in our country and still we are living in peace as compared to other countries of the world, but due to politicians political agenda for getting vote they are dragging the religion as a tool for making votes in their count.

So these things casteism or banking votes by these means should be stopped and people should also be aware about this as to whom they should choose, they shouldn't chose a party on the basis of their caste or religion but on the basis of their work.

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Aparna Bavalsingh said: (Tue, Aug 11, 2015 02:34:38 PM)    
Hi guys.

According to me religion is all about following and practicing ones own believes and spiritual values. It has nothing to do with politics. Politics is all meant for the welfare and social satisfaction of a nation's citizen. Both run as parallel banks of river which do not meet each other but just run together.

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Ritesh Kumar Panda said: (Fri, Jul 31, 2015 10:44:02 AM)    
Good morning all of you.

According to my point of view the religion in India should not be mixed with politics, I want to lay my points by saying that each and every political parties have some or the other political agenda through which they use religion and Castetism, whenever the election commission of India announces the voting date all the political parties engages in collecting the vote banks from the minority presents in our country and never thoughts about its cons and probes which must need to be taken into the account of the commission of India and only strict regulations can make it possible.

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Kranthi Kiran said: (Mon, Jul 27, 2015 07:29:42 AM)    
According to me, religion should not mixed with politics. Politics serve the people belong to different religion not serve the people for particular religion. If religion is mixed with politics, it would create difference among various religious groups.

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Arvind said: (Tue, Jul 21, 2015 05:23:45 PM)    
Political parties and religion and some thing in common and that is make people satisfied, work for betterment of society, bring peace and harmony and many more. Religious parties are doing this great job from time immemorial.

In scriptures every kind of knowledge is provided and it has worked many a times. So if political leaders take advice and suggestions from spiritual leaders and follow the spirituality, then can achieve success. The nation will flourish.

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Deepthi Sri said: (Fri, Jul 17, 2015 08:48:24 AM)    
According to me, mixing the religion with the politics, means of doing real cruel politics. As because of unemployment, partialities people's are getting separated away from each other.

It's true that religion must be disliked from politics because it affects that the administration system of our country. As said by Gandhi Hindus &Muslims of India are not two nations.

Those whom god has made one, man will never be able to divide. Its true not only for Hindus &Muslims but is same for all religions.

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Vishwa said: (Fri, Jul 3, 2015 10:28:29 PM)    
There's no doubt that anyone would have objection with not mixing religion with politics. I support the same view.

Though that is not we come to see in our daily lives. Each political party has it's policy of gathering so called "Vote Banks". Some target the minorities like SC/ST, Muslims, while others target the majority. This further creates the gap between the majority and minority in India, which already is a sensitive issue.

In present day, there are much rounds of gossiping of one party favoring the specific religious extremists. While there may not be any proof to back these talks up, but in the minds of common Indians, it does create a sense of division.

With each extremist associating itself with political parties and taking an advantage of the "Freedom of Speech", speaks ill about other's beliefs. Which in turn are eventually dealt with by the political parties by issuing apology statement.

This can be avoided if religion is not mixed with politics.

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Pradip Dhokiya said: (Fri, Jul 3, 2015 02:10:02 PM)    
Religion should not be mix with politics because we know that India is a secular country and secularism means religion and politics both are different thing so why we mix up two things each other.

And other thing is religion is a private matter we can not mix mix with politics and if we choose our leader on the basis of religion he/she adopt more benefit and power at the name of religion so he/she do more war at the name of religion which actually we can see in Arab country and that is wrong so religion and politics should not be mixed with each other.

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Shashank Gupta said: (Fri, Jul 3, 2015 12:07:35 AM)    
Hello everyone.

I completely agree that religion should not be mixed with politics.

If it happens it would create difference among various religious groups and due this situation like riots, war can also take place in extreme situation.

India being a democratic country supports and allows every citizen to follow its own religion but if it is mixed with politics for merely just getting votes for its party can create a devastation situation. So it must avoided specially in a country like INDIA where so many tradition of people lives.

Thank you.

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Nationalist said: (Fri, Jun 19, 2015 11:20:20 PM)    
If religion is mixed with politics. It do not make any harm every religion teaches peace, unity, harmony, etc. I think Gandhiji also mixed the politics with religion. He had imagination and believed that India will become "Ramayana" if we have politics and religion in parallel. I don't think religion should not mixed with politics.

Faith and religion may go together either it is secular country or not. All Indians do believe in there faith. There should be secularism not Sickilarism. I do not believe in communal political I only want that good things present in every faith politics and politicians should adopt that for development of healthy & prosperous country like yoga is adopted and there are many more things.

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Shreeja said: (Mon, Jun 15, 2015 12:41:14 PM)    
Its truly said that terrorists unite us while religion divides us politics always steps into pictures, there have been several riots say the Gujarat riots which have been happening in the past. They show empowerment of one political party over the other and their followers who follow them blindly based on their religion indulge in avoidable violence.

This has been happening since several years, issues over building of a certain religions worship place has always lead to a heated and violent debate. We must solve such issues peacefully and wisely. More importantly in unison. I firmly agree that religion and politics weaken integrity due to blinded biasing.

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Aamish Siddiqui said: (Sat, Jun 13, 2015 08:17:14 AM)    
Hello I am Aamish Siddiqui.

According to me politics should not mixed with religion because both politics and religion are different thing. In India there are some minority religion like Christan, Sikh etc if politics mixed with religion then they will have to face lot of problems. We should choose our politicians on the basis of ability character not on religion.

Thank you.

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Basit said: (Tue, Jun 9, 2015 07:21:18 PM)    
Religion can't be mixed with politics at all. Religion and politics are two different concepts, in India there are many religions and most among them are minorities e.g, Muslims Sikhs etc., Hinduism is major. So if religion will be mixed minorities will suffer. So people should not choose politicians on religious bases.

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Harmony said: (Wed, Jun 3, 2015 04:06:43 PM)    
It's not wrong if politics is mixed with religion, if that is taken in a broad and open minded way. We have religious minded people in our country. They are God loving and God fearing too!

And religion is very broad and vast, if only we understood. All religions teach peace, harmony, unity, it is for the betterment of mankind. Politics does the same job nearly.

Our narrow minds fail to understand the purpose of religion, that is why we want to keep it away from politics.

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Travers said: (Tue, Jun 2, 2015 09:50:41 PM)    
Religion often plays an important part in elections often the sentiment's of one religion against the other is kept as a means of botheration which ultimately hits the conscience of voters. This thing needs to be squeezed as per the development of society.

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Vasanti said: (Sat, May 30, 2015 10:39:37 PM)    
I support the above opinions expressed by my friends. I think politics and public relation like mom which not think whether her baby is boy or girl. Politics and religions should not mixed. I must say that their is no relation between them they are independent to each other. Politics show the persons leadership quality weather religion show the unity.

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Shivangi said: (Thu, May 28, 2015 08:09:04 PM)    
Simply put!! I would like to say that religion and politics should not be mixed. Even though both are for welfare and betterment of people. Where religion guides us, politics is important for development of a nation and its people. But in recent times, political parties have been mixing both as the famous saying goes we don't cast vote. We vote our caste! People we should be aware of the fact that selection of a candidate to a position of power should not be done based on caste but on his honesty, capability and merit.

These days, politician try to make rich their vote banks by appeasing people by dividing them on religious and communal lines, inflicting hatred for other caste, maligning other religions. They have been selling this for long and its time that we stop buying all this.

Rather we should be piratical enough to vote for someone who is actually concerned with the welfare and development of our nation and not because he is a Jaat, Punjabi, Muslim or Hindu. We live in a land of diversity and its time we begin to respect each other n hold humanity utmost. Probably then, there will be no communal riots and blood shed n peace will be established. We should believe in unity in diversity and should not give a chance to anyone to divide and rule us!

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Arjay said: (Thu, May 28, 2015 04:47:12 PM)    
I agree, but I think the topic should be Politics should not be mixed with religion because I supposed that the subject here is the Politics. Anyway, like what I've said, I agree because if politics is mixed with religion, my judgement is always based on my beliefs or the teachings of what our Pastor, Priests or Guru is.

But rather, politicians should be based on what written on the law or the rules and regulations of the country/state to have a fair judgement to everyone regardless of what his/her religion.

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Sidharth said: (Mon, May 25, 2015 09:12:45 PM)    
There is nothing big deal that we all know India is a secular state and any form of religious mitigation in political system by the leaders will harm the entire balance and will question our secularism. So it is important to monitor whether there is a mix of religion in a country which is equal for every section of the society I would die hard to support this issue.

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Nutan Gaikwad said: (Mon, May 25, 2015 05:32:58 PM)    
We all know what happens when politics gets mix with religion. One great example is separation of Pakistan from India.

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Brandon said: (Sun, May 17, 2015 01:51:39 PM)    
Hi guys,

According to me, religion is not a great issue, whether he is a Hindu or Muslim or Christian or Sikh etc. So, according to my opinion, religion shouldn't be mixed with politics, In fact politician shouldn't interfere any form of religion as India is a secular country and every citizen has a right to treat them equally and not by ill-treating them especially when his religion is minority like Muslim, christian etc. rather they should always be a broad minded then only the country will become advanced. Only by infrastructure, development is not enough.

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Satwant said: (Thu, May 14, 2015 09:26:27 AM)    
Hello friends,

I agree with that politics and religion are two different things, we shouldn't mixed both of them. In other country they are not mixed that's why they developed very fast as compare to India. If Politician win the election he has to forgot the religion and he has to developed the over India in future we also developed as compare to other country.

Thank you.

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Jayanta Mistry said: (Sun, May 10, 2015 07:23:26 AM)    
Hello friends.

I think both religion & politics are same in India. Because in India have different types of religion as well as politics also different types of party.

Thank you.

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Adarsh Raj said: (Sat, May 9, 2015 07:15:02 PM)    
I agree with above statement that religion should not be mixed with politics but nowadays leaders mix the religion with politics that is incorrect.

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Aman Singhania said: (Sat, May 9, 2015 03:20:54 PM)    

On one side before elections, they will shake hands, hug everyone to gain votes but after winning they will do some work and that too only for the people following their (politician's) religion. How can you serve your nation in this way?

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Ntpc said: (Sat, May 9, 2015 08:06:15 AM)    
In my honest opinion I would like to say that politics should be kept aside from religion b/c our politician are supposed to do work for betterment of each religion then only our can become a developed country. As we know that our constitution provide equal right to every one to get benefit of national prosperity and growth, irrespective of their cast and religion.

More over we know that their is people of many religion reside in India so disparity in the name of religion's not going to be in the interest of the country b/c without every ones development counties development not possible.

In India about 78% Hindu, 15% Muslims, 2.5% Christian, 8% Buddhism so there is lots of diversity in the Indian demography in terms of religion and it has been our culture and identity from ancient time so its responsibility of our leader to preserve this identity by ensuring growth and development of all citizen irrespective of their religion.

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Rahul said: (Thu, Apr 23, 2015 03:45:43 PM)    
Hello everyone.

I agree with above statement because religion and politics are two different things. But we have seen that leaders try to get votes through religious practices. They provide say land or anything beneficial for the groups in order to get back votes from them religion is for improving one's thoughts and lifestyle, but politics is for the society.

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Kavi said: (Wed, Apr 22, 2015 07:39:18 PM)    
A global 2012 poll reports that 59% of the worlds population is religious, 23% are not religious, and 13% are atheists and a religion is a collection of belief system, cultural system.

Thank you.

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Ajay Kumar said: (Fri, Apr 17, 2015 03:16:38 PM)    
I would like to say that in politics, politicians often use religion as a weapon to provoke people against each other. So, we should try to avoid that the politicians do this for votes and the public needs to get aware of this matter as soon as possible.

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Gayathri said: (Sun, Apr 12, 2015 07:14:02 AM)    

Religion is for welfare of an individual whereas politics is for a society.

Thank you.

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Sushil Dave said: (Sat, Apr 4, 2015 05:18:26 PM)    
Hello friends,

What I believe is that religion is totally different from that of politics. A politician is one who treats the whole country as his responsibility and if due to any one sensitive topic which can divide the country or creates conflict among the people living in a country is like the politician is not serious towards his or her responsibility and simply finding his own success by diving the country.

During such cases the citizens of the country should be united without considering each others religion, along with that they should think twice without getting aggressive own what they will be doing.

A country grows only by spreading love & peace among each other and not by just fighting for religion and that is only because of those silly politics.

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Nishant said: (Wed, Apr 1, 2015 12:33:35 AM)    
Hello friends,

Yes I am agree with the topic that is politics does not mixed with religion. Mixing is always a irreversible process. In India the are many different community existing and tradition of politics as per religion is carry out from the Independence till date. Due to lack of knowledge of constitution, illiterate person, caste and major cause of self centeredness.

To overcome this problem we know about the constitution. And follow the rule and regulation. Effective governance come form nationalism approach not from regionalism approach. So political person should be give his concentration on development not on religion.

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Sandeep Sharma said: (Tue, Mar 31, 2015 10:18:57 PM)    
I think religion is root of all evil. It should be abolished. And election commission of India shouldn't give the tickets to those who want to form a party even on the ground of minority religion. The mindset of Indians too are responsible for such acts. They also give votes to the leaders of their religion.

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Seep Sahil said: (Tue, Mar 31, 2015 04:11:06 PM)    
Duty of politicians is to serve people and country irrespective of their religion, cast and creed but unfortunately now a days politicians used religion just to get popular and for the sake of votes. The religion should not be mix with politics in fact governments & political personalities need to make sure that people of every religion in state live with harmony and free to perform their religious rituals.

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Raaj said: (Sat, Mar 21, 2015 03:31:37 PM)    
Yes Religion should not be mixed with politics. A political leader should be selected based on his commitment and dedication towards work not to which religion he/she belongs. Also religion might some time result into political grievance among politicians. Though it sometimes gives an advantage in respect to vote, but still I am against religion mixing with politics.

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Pankaj Singh Bisht said: (Sat, Mar 21, 2015 01:47:33 PM)    
We know that India is religion country in our universe. Every one have a right to use our candidate for our choice. People mindset is very low. They elect our religion candidate.

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Anil said: (Wed, Mar 18, 2015 01:54:12 PM)    
Hi friends.

This is a matter of great concern for today as well as future generation that religion is getting mixed with the politics. Politician use this as a tool to gain votes. They play with the sentiments of the people.

India is a religion based country and there are more than 74% Hindus and politics will be religion based it will be unfair for the minority religions. Leaders should be chosen by seeing their work not their religion. Today politician use the religion in a wrong way to gain votes. Everyone is equal and religion is should not be the deciding factor.

Thank you.

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Mams said: (Sat, Mar 14, 2015 01:02:45 PM)    
Religion must not be mixed with politics because it harms our international image in the world when any such incident regarding the religion issues takes place and is mixed with politics.

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Manish Yadav said: (Fri, Mar 13, 2015 08:12:47 PM)    
Hi guys.

According to me. I totally agree with this point that politics should not be mixed with religion.

But its very gloomy that in our country politics is always mixed with religion.

I think every politician whether he is experienced or new always mix religion in politics.

Also, not all but some of the people also think like that they can give their votes only to those politicians they are related to their casts or religion.

It is a really very bad thinking.

We should have to change our mindsets to stop this thing.

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Kamal said: (Fri, Mar 13, 2015 01:14:12 PM)    
In my opinion politics and religion are two different things and should not be mixed with each other as politics is to serve the nation and improve the country not a particular religion. There is no doubt that religion and politics are two most important elements in people's lives.

If you simply go by the laws in India which is a secular country then definitely as per it the two things should not mix with each other. If both the elements are mixed then people will become more biased towards their own religion.

Politics is all about having a good time in present life and religion is about having faith for the future times. There are times when they both run like parallel banks of river which don't meet but always run together.

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Karan Sharma said: (Fri, Mar 13, 2015 12:27:53 AM)    
Politics is all about governing the institution; be it a country or a state or a city. And where hot seat of governing almighty is at stake, competition b/w political parties is evident. Trust of winning the game compel them to include various social issues in their manifestation and here they play with the religions and Its sensitivity.

They tend to attract vote of various communities by showing their superficial devotion to community's religion by false promising for their growth and prosperity. Political arguments in the houses, based on religion, leads to riots like those seen in muzaffarnagar recently and Delhi riots, Gujarat riots, Ramsetu case, Babri masjid case etc. My concluding point is that politic's inclusion in religion is way to instability, improsperity, degradation of an institution.

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Rajesh Ranjan said: (Thu, Mar 12, 2015 08:55:32 PM)    
Politics shouldn't be mixed with religion as this will create rift between different religion in a secular state like India which will ultimately lead to communalism and inequality in state.

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Rahul said: (Thu, Mar 12, 2015 06:34:43 PM)    
According to my opinion religion is purely different from politics. First of all we represent India after that we represent our religion and we elect politician to serve our nation not our religion. I completely agree that region should not be mixed with politics.

But politician knows the weak point of people and they collect vote by providing false commitment to minority caste and politicians are the main reason for riots. Because they never think about our nation they only think about themselves.

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Usha said: (Wed, Mar 11, 2015 04:11:48 PM)    
Politics are to serve the nation and to contribute to the development of nation but not for any particular religion. And Religions are the values and belief that controls the destiny of human beings. So, politics Should not be mixed with religion.

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Harinee S said: (Tue, Mar 10, 2015 01:20:08 PM)    
For sure religion should not join in politics because if it happen so, it will only create a conflict with the people which will not live the people to lead a peaceful life. The politician should treat every people equally and they should follow the word "DEMOCRACY".

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Manohar said: (Mon, Mar 9, 2015 10:23:32 PM)    
Politicians must satisfy all people needs, they were not only for any specific religion, now a days every one sacrificing their votes for their religion ones, this leads to giving authority for particular religion. Further others not getting benefits up to next elections. This pattern again repeating.

So people avoid voting for their religion member. formal educations are like understand all person problems without showing partiality. It definitely leads to development. So I am supporting the persons, who won't involve religions while electing. Thank you.

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S.Md .Bilal said: (Mon, Mar 2, 2015 04:42:18 PM)    
I agree point Aamin. Religion mixed no problem but human rights all equal best.

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Sumit Gupta said: (Mon, Mar 2, 2015 04:14:28 PM)    
Hi Friends.

I agrees with the point that Religion and Politics are two different things and we should not mixed them. In country like India where people of different religion are living together and it is the thing that make it different form any other country. If we mix religion and politics it will create a very difficult situation or all of us. India is a democratic country in which the person who wins the election will not get votes form only one religion so he have to work for all because with the support of all the people he is on such position.

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Kamran said: (Mon, Mar 2, 2015 12:14:09 PM)    
Hi friends,

I m very excited and be enthusiasm.

According to today scenario, we need a lot more than that what we have either it is related to our politics and religion. Both have its own pron and cons. Politics is related to democracy. Politics is something which is necessary to leverage the poverty of country, citizen. Its provide better infrastructure, government, polity to the citizen.

On the other hand religion is related to spiritual concept of life, which tells the concept of humanity, art of giving up. I means humanitarian is always considered irrespective of being religion and every religion has its own caste and culture.

So religion makes a person better and a better person can do a good thing to people and to the country. And but we should know how to make a strike a balance between these two.

Because India is a country of diversity, democratic, secularism.

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Thanaji said: (Wed, Feb 25, 2015 08:59:22 PM)    
Politics and Religion strengthen a country. Politics can harm a country's interests, but a religion never hurts a country. Hindu culture is far more older in age than the country India. Today India is standing on its own feet only because of Hindu culture. There is a difference between culture and religion. We should not mix it.

When Hindu culture was followed by our kings right from Chandragupta Mauryan who united all the Hindu kings of that time and it was further reinforced by his son, Bindusara and even further by his son, Emperor Ashoka. At that time, foreign invasions were defeated strongly by Mauryan empire.

When Islamic invasions took place in our country, our country suffered heavy losses and the entire subcontinent came under Mughal's and Nizam's, and then destroyed whoever came in their way. But Thanks to the Maharana Pratap, Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj and many kings protected the Hindus and absorbed their pain, after that Maratha Empire came up under the leadership of Shivaji Maharaj, whereby all the Hindus (Indians) irrespective of their culture, religions were given their rights to practice.

After the decline of Maratha Empire, when Maratha's fought courageously with the Mughal's, Nizam's who colluded with Britishers and got defeated. After the decline of East India company, our country was renamed and called the British India. After the partition of British India, two countries emerged, India and Pakistan. Pakistan chose to be an Islamic state, but India was forced to accept secularism, although secularism has its roots deeply in the Hindu culture.

The moment Pakistan chose to be an Islamic state, its Hindu minority population came down heavily to not less than 1%, but no one human rights organisation speaks out in the favor of mass violation of human rights. On the other hand, India's minority population increased from 4% to 14.2% and still increasing. Secularism has its deep roots in Hindu society and culture as it considers "Atithi Devo Bhav" which means guests are equal to gods and deserve to be respected.

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Sanjay said: (Sun, Feb 22, 2015 07:54:10 PM)    
Hi friends,

As we know our government is elected by the people for the people and to the people so the person who come in power is for the people not for particular community I mean to say person should understand the concept of religion our God is also for the people by the people and to the people their is only one god for whole country so please follow one god and be happy.

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Ballu said: (Thu, Feb 19, 2015 09:36:44 PM)    
Yes right gentleman.

Mixing up of religion will affect the nation's integrity and progress. And in country like India where a number of religions are there this will be more danger thing. A politician must lift himself above religious, casteism and nepotism to ensure the nation progress.

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Riya said: (Wed, Feb 18, 2015 02:50:11 PM)    
In my point of view religion should not mix with politics. Politics serve the people not serve for particular religion. There only goal should be improving our nation not for a particular religion. So religion not mixed with politics.

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Rashmi Daksh said: (Sun, Feb 15, 2015 11:23:37 PM)    
Hello friends,

I totally agree that religion is not meant to involved in politics at all. As it has always brought communal riots and clashes among people and sometimes becomes very much disastrous. There isn't any connection in religion and politics. If one is doing so then that is only for his purpose just for the reason to collect votes from a particular community.

Otherwise no sincere and honest politician would do so, every person has to think as a nationalist not a communalist for the development. A politician can't be biased with any community. Every person should be a citizen for him rather than a Hindu, Muslim or Sikhs etc. And all in all religion is a persons personal affair.

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Raju Kumar said: (Sat, Feb 14, 2015 03:34:42 PM)    
Religion based politics was special propaganda for politicians and they know the sensitivity of that and aware of innocent people response to stir the vote bank on their direction.

Literacy and awareness is the only weapon to discourage religion based politics. People understood the jungle Raj and its administration. Now no more politics with religion and as a citizen of country we should not react the rumor news.

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Shashi said: (Sat, Feb 14, 2015 02:09:09 AM)    
In my opinion Indian is known for its multi culture and religion and for a country we are first a citizen then belonging to any caste or religion and politics is related with country growth and unity. A leader or a politician represent the whole society not a single religion, so religion should not be mix with politics.

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Vikas Sharma said: (Sun, Feb 8, 2015 03:06:37 PM)    
Hi to all,

I think that, as a politician one shouldn't be biased to any caste or religion, also we should opt for "unity in diversity" and should consider each and every religion as equals.

Not only this I also think, politics is a stage where one has an opportunity to serve entire nation and not just to any particular religion, doing so one can can be a role model to all of his/her voters and supporters, and fill their hearts with the sense of unity and equality for all.

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Anusha said: (Thu, Feb 5, 2015 09:01:31 PM)    
On my view religion should not be mixed with politics because due to this the politician supports and give priority to only the people that belongs to his religion. But now a days people doesn't vote to the right person they choose the person that who belongs to his religion. In politics only the sincere people can serve the country so people should not think about the religion while voting.

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Rishi said: (Sat, Jan 31, 2015 08:49:56 PM)    
According to me religion should not be used in politics because in a country like India with so many religions it weakens the unity. Religion involvement in politics create opportunities for leaders to be in favour of particular religion in an area to win the elections, thus declining the growth of country.

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Bharu said: (Fri, Jan 30, 2015 11:37:23 AM)    
Hi friends,

In my opinion religion must not mixed with politics. In our India so many religions are exits. But as a citizen we all are Indians only so there is only one religion in our country. So why we need to religion fixed with politics.

So please don't encourage those people who are using religion for there own use. Politics means serve the people not use the people.

Thank you!

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Mayur said: (Sun, Jan 25, 2015 01:14:30 PM)    
Definitely Politics should not mixed with religion, In India there are different religion and different religious people are exist. The very first thing we does need to work on one task and that is remove bias in different caste such as schools, colleges, education, society. All people should get equal rights in the education as well as society.

People should aware about the politician like what they are doing or what they will be doing for people? Is there any improvement in corruption?These all thing we should know. Many time politician plays dirty tricks for specially in election time. They pick up any point like Hindu, Muslim but the problem is we accept their speech with our claps but actually it should not be happened. Religion is totally different thing and politics is a different thing we must not mixed up this both thing. There are still lot of thing I wanna say but it's GD, so thank you.

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Dibyendu Saha said: (Sat, Jan 24, 2015 06:50:08 PM)    
I won't say much. Just that religion is only about personal belief of how one wishes to worship and believe in God. It has nothing to do with how a country is run and how the economy of the country can be uplifted. People are inherently weak in many aspects and some politicians knowing this fact, tries to bring religion into play for their votes, and use them as foot soldiers in many cases as we can see.

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Rashed said: (Wed, Jan 21, 2015 04:51:09 PM)    
Hello Everyone.

As per my opinion of course people should not mix religion and politics together but unfortunately people are mixing it and in a result communal parties are getting in power basically people are not getting it that they are making problem for themselves which will lead them to disaster in future in every way.

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Baban said: (Fri, Jan 16, 2015 08:10:09 PM)    
I think, politics and religious should not be mixed because in country like India in which a lot of different caste and religious people live. If a politics and religious will be mixed then the politician think from a own religious point of view and might be it is difficult for other religious people to understand its agenda. And I think, anarchy will be increase.

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Vaalu said: (Fri, Jan 16, 2015 05:14:12 PM)    
Hi everyone,

I think, in some cases religion is mixed with politics. For example, in election people are happy to vote the candidates who is belonged to their religion and even they are not having the good qualities. These kind of things should be avoided. People should have concern about the welfare of the people and not about the religion.

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Bhanu Pratap Singh Rathore said: (Fri, Jan 16, 2015 11:01:28 AM)    
Hi friends I want to say that leader must know that the definition of religion. To run the party and to run the nation is different thing in last I want to say that if they mix religion in politics than result will be bad.

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Danish said: (Fri, Jan 16, 2015 12:58:42 AM)    
I think, religion should not be mixed with politics. We are living in 21st century, where we gather among friends without religious criteria. They are have positive thinking among each other and care for them. So if we are not thinking religion among the friends and like or choose them on the basis of their good qualities so why not same condition apply in choosing our politicians.

But now a days, religion is best weapon in politics. As per my thinking we should choose the candidate on the basis of education, good qualities, leadership, controlling power rather to choose on the basis communities from where we are belong.

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Chogc said: (Wed, Jan 14, 2015 12:45:39 AM)    
Hello everyone,

Majority of you, In fact all of you spoke that Religion should not be mixed with politics. You guys supported with really a bunch of points. But friends Religion is the one create by people to unit them under an umbrella to create a fear in god so that bad is avoided. Politics means Democracy, also been created by we the people to create discipline and uniformity between people. If they mixed with each other for really a better cause I support strongly that. But now politics and religion both are both became business. Excepting this business thing, I'm ready to accept "Religion should mix with politics".

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