Such a bizzare move could perhaps even remotely make sense if Ghulam Ali would have been a representative of the Pakistan that Thackeray presumably wants to oppose. On the contrary, Ghulam Ali is from the section of Pakistan that Indians should wish thrives and expands within Pakistan as the Islamic fundamentalists within that country as well as militarists who thrive on anti-India rhetoric would not want such anything that is commonly popular across the boundary, more so any form of music and art.
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Ghulam Ali saab is truly the voice of South Asia. He has sang songs in Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali and Nepali and has millions of fans across India and Pakistan. Shiv Sena, the Hindu fundamentalist party in India’s Maharashtra has succeeded in getting a concert of Ghulam Ali scheduled in Mumbai canceled, through its rabble-rousing.