Muslim girl trolled on Facebook for singing Hindu devotional songs in front of men

Suhana Sayeed sang a Hindu devotional song in the Kannada singing reality show where her performance was much appreciated by the judges.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published:March 8, 2017 6:47 pm
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Karnataka-based Suhana Sayeed probably didn’t have an inkling of the kind of controversy a simple song selection for a reality TV show could stir. A contestant in the popular show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Sayeed was praised for singing a Hindu devotional song, with judges lauding her for not only her voice but also showing people how music can be a unifying factor that goes beyond religious differences. Now, the 22-year-old has been trolled on Facebook for exactly the same reason.

According to reports, a Facebook page called Mangalore Muslims began trolling her and called her a disgrace to the community. They said she has tarnished the Muslim community by singing before men. Written in Kannada, the post could be reportedly translated as: “Suhana you have tarnished the Muslim Community by singing in front of men. Do not feel that you have achieved a great feat; people who learn to recite Quran in 6 months have achieved more. Your parents have encouraged you to show your beauty to other men, they will not go to heaven because of you. Please give up the pardah that you are wearing as you don’t respect it.”

Facebook users have posted screenshots of the post here.

Many have tried to reach out to Sayeed, but the attempts have proven unsuccessful. In the meanwhile, people have come out in support of the girl’s right to sing what she wants, how she wants to and where she wants to. Women activist Brinda Adige said Sayeed is actually unifying different religions together and added radical men are, therefore, jealous. “She should continue to showcase her talent and because she is breaking a path, the people are jealous especially the radical men in Islam. She should not be bothered by them,” Adige said, adding that the people who are condemning and trolling her on the social media, need to understand Islam is a beautiful religion.

Sayeed sang a Hindu devotional song in the Kannada singing reality show where her performance was much appreciated by the judges. Kannada music director Arjun Janya said she stood as a symbol of unity and showed to the world how all religions can remain in peace and harmony through music.

After Sayeed’s story and the troll post went viral, Mangalore Muslims seems to have responded with yet another post in Kannada, saying that their intention was not personal, and accused Sayeed for working on an agenda and trying to garner sympathy votes from the judges by singing a Hindu devotional song being a Muslim girl. They even accused her of betraying her community.

Read the latest post here.

With ANI inputs. 

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    Feardz
    Mar 9, 2017 at 4:17 am
    Let us know the reaction of Hindus when a Hindu girl say a hamd
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      Rani
      Mar 9, 2017 at 5:09 am
      I'm a Muslim and in Quran God says, There is no compulsion of religion. Let everyone practice the way they want to practice, when Allah has clearly stated that in Quran, no Muslim should have any issues
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        Rani
        Mar 9, 2017 at 5:07 am
        These kind of women are just users
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          k Jatt
          Mar 8, 2017 at 11:50 pm
          Any of those Khans kejariwall Award wapsi brigade Bhatt Bewkoof. Is Amir khan leaving for Saudi .
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            Ramajayamm
            Mar 8, 2017 at 11:19 pm
            I think the Mangalore Muslim orgamization should be shut down immediately. Their leaders must be arrested for spreading communal religuon based hatred. Their website and the ISP that is hosting them must be shutdown for good. Hackers! Where are you and show us what you can do. These thugs should no longer be allowed to propagate hatred. Will our courts take suo moto notice of this glaring communal hatred and get some the leaders to answer charges and will our courts lock them up? Do they have the courage. Is Barka Dutt going to highlight the communal hatred propagated by this organization?
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              MyTake
              Mar 8, 2017 at 6:51 pm
              The fact that such things become a news in India, is an indication of India's maturity as a nation in matters concerning life!
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                IslamForFoools
                Mar 8, 2017 at 7:22 pm
                Mangalore Muslims is very dangerous musselman terrorist organization belong to por front of India.
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                  IslamForFoools
                  Mar 8, 2017 at 8:22 pm
                  Where the fck Islamic terrorist , bulle ka Baal Javed Akhtar. Inke Allah k ma ki ch000t. Riots, rapes, blasts, women oppression, Muslims are wrecking havoc on earth
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                    Vinodraj
                    Mar 8, 2017 at 4:20 pm
                    It"s common for sympathy votes and cheap publicity A muslim girl sing a song of hindu devotee likewise a hindu girl sing a islamic song...
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                      Vinodraj
                      Mar 8, 2017 at 4:23 pm
                      Some hindu writters will have write against muslic -Islam while some muslims are write against hindusm these all of cheap publicity.
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                        Zina
                        Mar 8, 2017 at 7:39 pm
                        Islamist
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                          Zina
                          Mar 8, 2017 at 7:39 pm
                          Islamist
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                            ashish nazar
                            Mar 8, 2017 at 6:48 pm
                            I dare this girl to gather courage to leave islam and follow humanity as a religion.lt;br/gt;Aftet all allah or bhagwan or god wont help her to being as a human
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                              Shekar
                              Mar 8, 2017 at 3:10 pm
                              Kya baat hai.
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                                Arvind
                                Mar 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm
                                le should read Muslim woman trolled by Muslims for singing Hindu Devotion Song in fromt of men
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                                  Jai hind
                                  Mar 8, 2017 at 2:53 pm
                                  But the thing is most RSS people I have seen He e abusing Muslims and very disgracing language are wearing a mask of. .... Female supporting or. Yell for the freedom.of women ...the intention behind it is to utilise the change they have got to de fame the Muslim way of thinking .that's wot is really making these Muslim brothers react on them..nothnh else.. Those who are supporting this female isnnot doing any thing wrong . even i do the same ....But u h avent seen many who are supporting this gal .... Behave s or show their artist de towards Muslim in open platform.like IE
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                                    Jai hind
                                    Mar 8, 2017 at 2:49 pm
                                    The book never say ... About the oppression or suppression of a female in Islam ...get ur knowledge right ... Or else search for a speech from.a Jewish lady on Islam and quran
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                                      Jai hind
                                      Mar 8, 2017 at 2:53 pm
                                      Utilise the chance *
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                                        Jai hind
                                        Mar 8, 2017 at 4:36 pm
                                        Yeah u receight .. But I was speaking about few specifically here lt;br/gt;👍
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                                          AyeshaS
                                          Mar 8, 2017 at 2:13 pm
                                          They should rename the facebook group to Mangalore Morons.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;This girl should wear what she wants and sing whateve she likes .lt;br/gt;.......And i will do the same
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                                            Babu Gupta
                                            Mar 8, 2017 at 5:08 pm
                                            There have been so many muslim film singers like Mohammed Rafi, Talad Mahmood, Shamshad Begum, etc. Did they have any problems with the muslims singing song related to Hindus? There are so many muslim actors who do Hindu characters in movies, any problem there so far - No. As a matter of fact Bollywood is more dominated by muslims in proportion to their potion. So why this fuss now? Who is being intolerant?
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