Last month, leaders of several far-right groups in India declared genocide of minorities in the country, particularly targeting the country’s 200 million Muslim population.
A report in The Quint states that Hindutva leader Yati Narasimhanand had organized a hate speech rally in Haridwar, a pilgrim town in Uttarakhand, from December 17 to 19, killing minorities and attacking their religious sites. Was provoked to do.
In a series of tweets today, Prime Minister Imran criticized Modi for his “constant silence” and inaction against extremist Hindutva groups calling for genocide of minorities in the country.
He said the “extremist ideology” of the ruling BJP government was behind India’s provocations against minorities.
“In the shadow of the extremist ideology of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Modi government, Hindutva groups are arrogantly and freely attacking all religious minorities in India,” he said.
Noting the continued silence of the Modi government, the Prime Minister said that it was clear that the BJP government was in favor of inciting extremists against minorities.
He urged the international community to take note of the appeals of extremists against minorities in India and take action against them.
According to a report published in The Print in October, Hindu leader Narsingh Nand has on several occasions been accused of fomenting sectarian tensions against the Muslim community.
According to NDTV, Hindu Rickshaw Sena president Swami Prabodhanand Giri said, “Like Myanmar, our police, our politicians, our army and every Hindu must take up arms and carry out a clean-up (genocide). ۔ There is no other way.
Sadhvi Annapurna, general secretary of the Hindu Mahasabha, a political party, also urged incitement to arms and genocide.
The Wire quoted him as saying, “Nothing is possible without weapons. If you want to wipe out their population, kill them, get ready to kill and go to jail.” Be prepared, even if 100 of us are ready to kill 2 million of them (Muslims), we will still win and go to jail.
According to the report, religious leader Swami Anand Soorup gave an example of how Muslim shopkeepers should be treated on the streets.
“Every morning in the street where I live, I see a mullah with a beard and nowadays he has a saffron beard,” he said. This is Haridwar, Maharaj, there is no Muslim buyer here, so pick this person up and throw him out. ‘
The three-day summit was attended by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay and BJP Mahila Morcha leader Adita Tyagi for political encouragement from the ruling party, The Wire wrote.
However, speaking to The Indian Express, Ashwini Upadhyay said, “It was a three-day program and I went there for one day, during which I stayed on stage for about 30 minutes and talked about the constitution, before and after.” I am not responsible for what others say.