The following is a recent exchange between Yasser Latif Hamdani and Tarek Fatah on the issue of whether 1857 was a war of independence or a sepoy mutiny. As free people living in the 21st century we need to be honest about history. 150 years later the controversy continues as the exchange highlights. Mr Fatah branded YLH as a Hindu hater for saying that it was Sepoy mutiny and YLH defended his position. Please read and make your own decision.