When the Brits left India in 1947, the giant area was broken up into two separate countries: India and Pakistan. Why? Because the Muslims wanted their own nation! Now, 70 years later, the few Muslims in India have grown in numbers and power to demand ... their own nation!
The Hindus in India made a huge mistake in the late 1940s. They should have told every single Muslim in India: You've got your own country. So, please, fuck off.
Instead, the Muslims were appeased. They have already peeled off Pakistan (today, that would be Pakistan and Bangladesh) and now they want another slice of India. This is what happens when you try to appease evil. You condemn future generations to a bigger and bloodier conflict.
An Indian minister known for fiery and inflammatory rhetoric has declared that India’s Muslims should have been shipped to Pakistan at the time of partition in 1947, arguing the move would have saved the country a lot of trouble. [...]
“It is the time to commit ourselves to the nation. Before 1947, [Muhammad Ali] Jinnah pushed for an Islamic nation. It was a big lapse by our ancestors that we're paying the price for,” Singh said.