Protesting against mob violence and hate politics in various districts of Uttarakhand, people have expressed concern over the increasing crimes against minorities in the state. In the first wave of Corona, the government clapped and clapping, on the same lines, slogans were raised by playing canisters and an appeal was made to end the violence. Along with showing posters with slogans, their anger was expressed towards the government.
Uttarakhand: Hundreds of intellectuals, agitators and politicians in different districts of Uttarakhand on Saturday demonstrated in a unique way against the growing hatred and mob violence in the country. In which mainly the Parliament of Religions held in Haridwar in the month of December was criticized and it was called the politics of hate.
Keeping in mind the code of conduct imposed in the state due to the Corona epidemic and the upcoming assembly elections, the protesters staged a sit-in either at their homes or in small groups and raised the slogan ‘Don’t hate, do employment’.
In the first wave of Corona, the government clapped and clapping, on the same lines, slogans were raised by playing canisters and an appeal was made to end the violence. Together they expressed their anger towards the government by showing posters (play cards) written with slogans.
Major public organizations of Uttarakhand, retired government officials, women agitators, theater workers, politicians, writers, journalists, intellectuals and social workers participated in this demonstration. On whose call hundreds of people attended the program at Dehradun, Tehri, Ramnagar, Haridwar, Chamoli, Nainital, Srinagar, Bageshwar, Udham Singh Nagar and other places.
The protesters included Uttarakhand Kranti Dal’s President Kashi Singh Airi, Communist Party of India’s Samar Bhandari, CPI(M)’s SS Sajwan, CPI(ML)’s Indresh Maikhuri, Trinamool Congress’s Rakesh Pant and Samajwadi Hparty’s state president Dr. SN Sachan. .
Along with this, the presidents, secretaries and representatives of 19 different organizations and three writers, journalists and intellectuals were also involved. The demonstration was organized on the call of all these.
During the demonstration, it was said that in December, there was a call for openly massacre of Muslims in the Parliament of Religions in Haridwar, before that similar scenes were seen across the country in 2017-18 and recently there have been violent incidents in Roorkee and Nainital, but the organizers Or no action was taken against the organizations spreading violence. Strict sections have not been imposed on the two people who have been caught in the Dharma Sansad case.
During this, it was said that from retired soldiers to security experts, the attitude of the Uttarakhand government has been condemned. Former senior police officers are also among those condemned, who believe that minorities are not safe in the state.
During this, mainly four demands were raised, which included action against mob violence and hate politics, immediate action on rising unemployment, starting an effective health helpline for the convenience of the people and the Supreme Court regarding mob violence. There were demands to implement the given decision immediately.
the wire Talking to CPI state president Samar Bhandari said, “Uttarakhand has always been a peace loving state but since 2014, minorities are being targeted.”
He further said, ‘In the last few years, there have been many incidents against minorities in the hilly areas of Muni, Satpuli and Mussoorie. To oppose them, we have formed ‘People’s Intervention’ organization, which includes political parties, common people and some social organizations. That’s why we held a protest against such incidents targeting minorities.
However, Bhandari pointed out that it is difficult to match the level at which the Sangh, the BJP and their allies operate. Police and administration also work under their pressure. That’s why we decided to protest against the recent incident in Haridwar.
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