HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
Protesting against corruption and
human rights violations in India.
FISI at the forefront of
advocating the cause of
minorities in Jammu &
FISI serves as a global platform
for Indians to come together and
serve the Nation.
(Photo: At GOPIO Conference)
Protest in front of Pakistani
Consulate, Houston, TX
Sept 23rd, 2016
IN THE DEFENSE OF INDIA
In the defense of India, our motherland, join us, and be part of a worldwide movement of Indians for the defense, relief and development of India.
Terrorists trained in Pakistan with the connivance of the Pakistani State have unleashed a wave of terror against India including its neighbors, and against its own people. Thousands have died in terrorist attacks. Friends of India worldwide have resolved to put an end to terror perpetrated by terrorists sponsored by the Pakistani state.
Valor of Jawans are what legends are made of. But Indian Armed Forces are the lowest paid army in the entire world. The Indian Jawans keep sacrificing their lives to keep the country safe selflessly. Similarly, the Indian farmer has fed the country of billion plus during the most turbulent of the times. However, many farmers are committing suicides. The Friends of India have resolved to mobilize the diaspora to lend a helping hand especially to the families of those who have sacrificed their lives for India, the soldier and the farmer alike.
Mahatma Gandhi had said that conversion is violence. Billions of dollars are being poured in India to covert the poor and the helpless by fraud. This goes against the grain of freedom of religion. While upholding the constitutional right of propagating the religion and an individual’s right to convert, the Friends of India oppose the fraudulent methods of conversion by use of money-power.
When India sends a spacecraft to Mars, a leading world daily caricatures it with a poor man in a dhoti with his cow. Media in the West is still under the colonial hangover. It retains the biases and the prejudices that it acquired during the colonial period. Friends of India have resolved to end the media bias against India in world media.
VOICES OF COURAGE
A Vision for the Nation
“In this vast country of ours, people profess different religions, speak different languages, dress differently and observe different customs; but we are one nation; the history of our struggle for independence and our faith in our future development are our common bonds.”
Lal Bahadur ShastriSecond Prime Minister of India
Poorna Swaraj for Tibet
The imperial designs of Communist China are evident; the institutional mechanism now exists for formerly free countries that are now occupied to regain their independence: the Western world secured the autonomy of Kosovo. The world should not let Tibet be decimated today—tomorrow others may be victims of China. Future generations will not forget if the present generation does not engage in a strategy to limit Chinese power now by ensuring that Tibet is free.
Bhishma K. AgnihotriInternational President, FISI
Why Should I Change My Religion?
I hold that proselytisation under the cloak of humanitarian work is unhealthy to say the least. It is most resented by people here. Religion after all is a deeply personal thing. It touches the heart. Why should I change my religion because the doctor who professes Christianity as his religion has cured me of some disease, or why should the doctor expect me to change whilst I am under his influence? (Young India: April 23, 1931)
Mahatma GandhiLeader of the Non-violent Movement in India
On BBC calling 26/11 Mumbai attackers as “bombers”
“This is the worst sort of mealy mouthed posturing. It is desperation to avoid causing offence which ultimately causes more offence to everyone. The terrorist term is universal. The result is innocent victims slaughtered in restaurants by men brandishing machine guns. They are terrorists and the BBC should call them that.”