Saif Khalid on Muck Rack

Saif Khalid

Doha, Qatar
Deputy Online Editor — Al Jazeera
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Journalist at Al Jazeera English Online. All views my own and not necessarily those of Al Jazeera, RTs not endorsements

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Nov 18, 2017

@sunnysingh_n6 I am not a scholar of Sati or Jauhar, I just shared the link to show that origin of Sati is not clear. He is one of the many scholars who have worked on it. Am engaging with you, so would expect the same from you. Thanks

Nov 18, 2017

@sunnysingh_n6 Our story says it's jauhar. Sati was mentioned since it was practiced in the region. But as I said the article does not equate them. Will however, emend the para.

Nov 18, 2017

@sunnysingh_n6 Ma'm, the story does not directly link Jauhar with Sati. It mentions that Sati was practiced in Rajasthan. Secondly, the etymology is sketchy. See this link which says Sati originated from Jauhar:

Nov 18, 2017

@bolanmol As a democracy, India has a moral obligation not to turn a blind eye to genocide while in the past it intervened in Bangladesh on humanitarian grounds. Plus it serves no strategic interest by supporting a hyper nationalist govt that is currently serving Chinese interest.

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