“Hum Dekhenge” by Faiz Ahmed Faiz was sung by protesters during CAA demonstrations. Since then, leaders and students are engaged in a debate about the poem and its relevance in contemporary India.
Why would I tolerate this Islamist supremacist call in India?
The said event took place on 17 December at the institute’s open air theatre.
It all began with the rendition of a poem critical of idol worship and eulogising monotheistic Islam.
‘IIT Kanpur sets up panel to decide if Faiz poem ‘Hum Dekhenge’ is anti-Hindu’, said a bylined report by The Print.
A poem by Faiz was sung by protesters at CAA rallies. It is time to reflect if the poet was a Marxist or Islamist.
Ponder over why Jaiprakash used Dinkar and not Faiz.