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It is now confirmed that the young woman from a village in Meerut who had earlier alleged that she was abducted, gang-raped and then forced to convert to Islam has now approached the Meerut police to seek protection from her own family. She has told the police that her earlier statements were completely false and that she had entered into a relationship with
Kaleem of her own free will. Her family has since then become aware of the facts of the case and are now threatening her. The young woman has requested protection from the district authorities and has been sent to a Nari Niketan.

An AIDWA delegation had visited the hospital in Ghaziabad where the young woman was admitted on 9th August and had met her family members. We had issued a statement then in which we said that while we fully sympathised with the young woman who was in great distress and in bad health, there were serious discrepancies in her story and, facts that had come to light about the reasons for her earlier hospitalisation, also conflicted with her statements. We had, however, said that her statement must be acted upon by the authorities until further enquiries were carried out. At the same time
we condemned the way in which the BJP and its sister organisations were using the incident to inflame communal passions and using it as evidence of the ‘love jehad’ that they insisted was being carried out in UP and other parts of the country.

Now that the young woman has come forward with a truthful account of what actually transpired AIDWA demands that:

1. The young woman be given full protection;

2. Her family members be instructed to refrain from any violence against her and, if they continue to threaten her, be proceeded against according to the law;

3. All those who were arrested because of her earlier statements be immediately released from jail and all cases against them be withdrawn;

4. Cases be registered against all those who indulged in activities and propoganda that led to communal tension in Meerut and adjacent districts.

AIDWA expresses its grave concern at the fact that women face the greatest insecurity not only in public spaces but within their own homes. ‘Honour killings’ and the fear that they inspire are responsible for much violence and also for miscarriage of justice in many cases. We have demanded and drafted a law to deal with this atrocity. It needs to be enacted at the earliest.

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BJP man gave Rs 25,000 to kin of girl who alleged ‘love jihad’

The woman also alleged that Vineet Agarwal, a BJP functionary, had offered her family Rs 25,000 on August 7, a few days after the incident came to light, and assured them help with more money in future.

In the official complaint accessed by TOI, the woman alleges that her family started planning to kill her once the money from the BJP leader stopped coming and the security cover at the house was removed. ... 819327.cms

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:44 pm

Deadly Alliances Against Muslims

On his 79th birthday in July, the Dalai Lama appealed to Buddhist extremist groups in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to stop instigating attacks against Muslim minorities that have killed scores. Instead, in an affront to Buddhism’s core message of compassion, leaders of those groups announced an alliance to make common cause against Muslims.

“The time has come to ally internationally,” Galagodaththe Gnanasara, the leader of the radical Sri Lankan Buddhist group Bodu Bala Sena, announced at a convention held in Colombo last month. The guest of honor was Ashin Wirathu, a Buddhist radical whose picture Time magazine put on its July 1 cover as “The Face of Buddhist Terror.” The government of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa ignored pleas by Sri Lankan Muslim and Christian civil groups, fearful of more anti-Muslim violence in their country, to deny Mr. Wirathu a visa. Granting Mr. Wirathu a visa can only reinforce the fears of many Muslims that the government — and perhaps more powerful regional allies — back Bodu Bala Sena, which translates as Buddhist Power Force.

Last week, Mr. Gnanasara claimed he was in discussions “at a high level” with the right-wing Indian Hindu group Rashtriya Swayam Sevak to form what he called a “Hindu-Buddhist peace zone” in South Asia. A Rashtriya Swayam Sevak spokesman, Ram Madhav, promptly denied that there were any such discussions. But Mr. Madhav, now general secretary of India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party, has written comments sympathetic to Bodu Bala Sena and Mr. Wirathu’s group 969 in Myanmar on his Facebook and Twitter accounts.

It is folly for the governments of Mr. Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka, President Thein Sein of Myanmar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India, or their political allies, to give even the appearance of tolerating these Islamophobic groups in a region that has too often been convulsed by religious sectarian violence. They should condemn this mad alliance before it can spread further. ... inion&_r=0

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:53 pm

Saffron schoolbooks? Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders to discuss education reforms

Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani reportedly met RSS leaders today to discuss education reforms. The RSS leaders discussed the Indian education system with Irani and gave her suggestions.

RSS leaders Suresh Soni and Dattatreya Hosabale were part of the meeting with Irani.

She is reported to have already set up a committee which will study ancient literary works such as the Upanishads and the Vedas and identify suitable texts highlighting the Hindu contribution to science, mathematics and philosophy.

As Hasan Suroor noted in this Firstpost article,

“Saffronisation’’ of education has been a pet RSS project dressed up as a campaign to purge textbooks of “foreign’’ influences, and to promote “patriotism’’. It was taken up with extraordinary zeal by RSS-loyalist Murali Manohar Joshi when he headed the ministry. There was extensive revision of NCERT books and pro-RSS historians were brought in to prepare heavily nationalistic teaching material. Key educational bodies, including the NCERT and the Indian Council of Historical Research, were “reconstituted’’ and packed with people sympathetic to the BJP thinking.

Irani's meet with the RSS leaders comes only a day after the Union Human Resources Development Ministry asked the Indian Institutes of Technology to explore setting up separate canteens for its vegetarian students based on the possibility of non-vegetarian food creating tamas (dark thoughts) in students.

The meeting with the RSS leader to decide on the Indian education system has drawn much flak on social media: ... 79853.html

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Tue Nov 04, 2014 6:45 pm

Sena offers cash to Hindu families with 10 or more children

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Shiv Sena, an alliance partner of NDA government, would offer Rs 21,000 in cash to each Hindu family having 10 or more children. This, the Shiv Sena said, is an effort to counter the “growing influence of other communities”.

Shiv Sena’s state president Anil Singh told The Sunday Express that the district units have been directed to identify such families.

The party would hold a programme in November-end to reward these families along with a certificate with the message: “Rashtra hit me Hinduon ki jansankhya badhane ke liye (For increasing population of Hindus in the interest of the nation).”

The party would also launch an agitation from November 1 against family planning by Hindus. Party workers will lock government medical health centres across the state as part of the agitation.

Singh alleged only Hindus were going for vasectomies and tubectomies while other communities were avoiding it to increase their population. “We will appeal to Hindus that increasing our population is the need of the hour. If we do not, Hindus will become negligible in the country.”

He added government medical centres will be locked for a few hours in various districts on different days from November 1 onwards while another date would be decided to hold such protests across the state on a particular day. Sena workers had staged one such protest at a primary health centre in Meerut last week, he claimed.

He said the party had held a similar programme 7 years ago in Lucknow when Hindu couples with 10 or more children were awarded Rs 11,000. Around 120 families were awarded then. ... 0TZm4.dpuf

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Thu Nov 27, 2014 7:00 pm

Godse is a National Hero who must be Taught about in Schools’ -- Global Hindu Foundation to Government of India

Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi is a “national hero” who “fought for independence from the British” and whose reputation has been tarnished by previous governments and who should figure prominently among the new list of national heroes to be taught in all government schools.

So urges a controversial letter dated November 15, 2014 addressed to Smruti Irani, cabinet minister for Human Resources Development, and posted on the home page of, the website of the “Mission to Save Hinduism and Hindu Temples”. Touted as a ‘Project of Global Hindu Heritage Foundation, (GHHF) USA’, the mission operates out of the ‘Save Temple Office’ opened in Hyderabad city in June 2012.

The letter urges that the Modi government should encourage teaching about national heroes “who sacrificed their life in order to guarantee freedom for the future generations.” According to the letter Godse is one such.

It appears that the Save Temple project is funded entirely through saffron dollars raised in the US. The appeal for donations towards the end of the letter informs potential donors that the GHHF is exempt from the US federal income tax rules. It is not clear whether the Save Temple Project is registered under FCRA.

This letter comes at a time when the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s brand of history writing is attempting a complete capture of India’s institutes of higher learning and research, RSS are making their political advantage felt with their unquestionable hold on the Modi government.

The issue of the site where the Babri Masjid, a 400 year old Mosque stood is at present before the Supreme Court of India after the Mosque was illegally demolished on December 6, 1992. The other two sites, at Mathura and Kashi, have been at the heart of the BJP-RSS-VHP-Bajrang Dal mobilisation that aims to ‘re-claim’ or ‘destroy’ the Mosques that stand cheek by jowl to temples at these sites. An infamous slogan of far right in India since 1992 when the 400 year old Mosque was demolished has been,' Abhi to bas yah jhanki hai, Kashi Mathura baki hai' (This gives but a glimpse, Kashi/Banaras and Mathura still remain [as the objective]).

This letter quite clearly exhorts the Modi government that, school text books, “should also teach children as to how Krishna Janma Sthala was destroyed, how Ayodhya was converted to Babri Masjid, how Kashi Vishwanath Temple was destroyed and built Mosque in front of the Temple, and how more than 2000 Temples were converted to Mosques.”

Indians should be taught about the ‘Hindu Holocaust’ when 80 million Hindus were stabbed by Muslims in barabaric slaughter according to the Global Hindu Foundation in a letter to the government of India’s Minister for Human Resources Development (MHRD) Smruti Irani today. Gory and unsubstantiated descriptions of Hindus who refused to convert and who were taken atop the mountains and killed with ‘blood flowing from the mountain to the streets below’ find mention in this letter from this Hyderabad based affiliate of the sangh parivar.

The letter of the GHF, dated November 15, 2014 clearly emboldened by the regime in power in New Delhi, also states that students should be given a realistic picture of the brutal regimes of the past (read Muslim and Christian) when ‘Murthies were broken and remnants of Hindu statues used to build Mosques.” Students should also be taught in schools about how “how many Temples were converted to Mosques, how many Christians are converting the Hindus with deception and allurement, how minority appeasement is affecting the quality education and such similar issues should be addressed. Vast literature dealing with “Islamic onslaught” and “Goa Inquisition” should also be included to know the history of denial of fundamental rights to Hindus.”

The politicised project to completely colour and distort the teaching of the social sciences with a majoritarian and supremacist worldview, one moreover that stokes false hatreds against Muslims and Chritisans is in tune with the Shiksha Bachao Andolan (SBA) project run by Dinanath Batra.


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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Sat Nov 29, 2014 7:09 pm

Raja Mahendra Pratap’s birthday celebration row continues at AMU

Aligarh: Even as the controversy over Raja Mahendra Pratap’s birth anniversary celebrations inside the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus continued, AMU students’ union, the Mushawarati Council of the Jamia Urdu Aligarh and scores of social and cultural organisations and intellectuals have come out in support of the University’s vice chancellor.

AMU vice chancellor Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd) had written to Union HRD minister Smriti Irani to prevent “politicization of the birthday celebration issue.”

“Those who are creating a controversy today are not really interested in celebrating the life of Raja Mahendra Pratap. This is his 126th birthday, why is he suddenly being remembered by the communal fascist forces? Their aim is to polarize the society and create communal tensions in order to fulfill their vicious political interests. These are the same people who have always spread the poison of hatred and anarchy in our society, and today they are bringing their evil designs to destabilize our beloved AMU and spread chaos in this great institution,”

The Students’ Union also blamed “another political party” of Uttar Pradesh, which has no actual love for AMU, to have “also mischievously entered the fray and is only fuelling the communal tensions.”

Earlier, the AMUSU said: “The late Raja Mahendra Pratap was a student of MAO College and an illustrious alumni who is fondly remembered by Aligs all over the world not only for his contribution to the Aligarh Movement but also for his social service and lifelong commitment to fighting the communal forces in this country. He shall be remembered for his secular credentials and his achievements in defeating the communal leaders of his time. AMU has honored his memory by placing his picture beside the picture of Sir Syed along with a plaque detailing his credentials on the walls of our Central Library.”

“However, AMU has a long list of donors and illustrious alumni like Raja Mahendra Pratap who have generously contributed to the cause of setting up a Muslim University at Aligarh. It is not possible to commemorate all of their birthdays as their number goes in thousands,” the Union echoed the line taken by the VC in his letter to Irani.

“The AMU Students’ Union affirms that the evil designs of communal fascists will not be successful in AMU. The entire Alig fraternity stands united in our effort to stop the politics of hate and division from entering our institution,” the release added.

Mushawarati Council of the Jamia Urdu Aligarh too has appreciated and welcomed the initiatives taken by the Vice Chancellor to end the controversy. After a meeting, they passed an unanimous resolution demanding from district administration to identify the trouble makers and communal elements and take action against them so that the city did not witness any communal flare up.

Appreciating the manner in which the Vice Chancellor has taken initiative to amicably settle the controversy on Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh by the BJP and the RSS”, the Council said, “It indicates his farsightedness and patriotism.”

Farhat Ali Khan, OSD of Jamia Urdu Aligarh, while chairing a meeting of the Mushawarati Council, said the AMU is not only a national but global university where students of all religious groups not only study but also live with each other. “They become part of each other’s tradition and culture. The direct attack of the BJP and RSS on this composite culture of AMU is against the policies of development of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he should take its note.”

Shamoon Raza Naqvi , registrar of Jamia Urdu Aligarh, said the appeal which AMU VC has released for students indicates his concerns. Controller of Examination Rizwan Ali Khan said, “Raja Mahendra Pratap had played very important part in freedom struggle. If BJP and RSS love him so much, why did they fail to observe his birth anniversary till now? Why have they not demanded to install his statue in the Parliament?”

Legal officer Raghui Raj Singh the AMU Vice Chancellor is former army man and his patriotism cannot be doubted. The AMU community, particularly the students, should strengthen the steps taken by the Vice Chancellor to end the controversy.

Many social and cultural organisations and intellectuals of Aligarh too have come out in support of Shah in the ongoing controversy. Calling the politicization as unfortunate, Prof Razaulla Khan, chairing a joint meeting of different social and cultural NGOs of Aligarh, said that despite the best efforts by the AMU VC, the BJP and RSS leadership is bent upon to destroy the communal harmony for achieving their political goals.

Jasim Mohammad, secretary of Millat Bedari Muhim Committee said Shah himself took the initiative to bury the controversy but still the BJP and RSS, including one section of the AMU community, are bent upon direct confrontation. “We should not forget that terrorist Swami Asimanand citing terrorist Pragya Thakur and others had said in his statement before the court that ‘the AMU was also on our target’. The present controversy and threat of direct confrontation by the BJP are part of bigger conspiracies and we have to foil it,” Mohammad claimed in a release.

AMU Court Member Prof Humayun Murad said the history of BJP is testimony that it has always indulged in religious polarisation and the current controversy is part of that. Former chairman of History, AMU Prof Shahabuddin Iraqi said the section of AMU, which is opposing Shah’s step for a respectable and amicable settlement of controversy must understand that it is also opposing policies of Sir Syed, who always avoided confrontations to achieve his goals.

Dr Aftab Alam said that the state government and the district administration should take the threats of extremist sections of all political parties to divide the civil society on communal lines seriously.

Saba Khan said AMU is an example of communal harmony not on national level but globally. Nikhat Parveen said in every institution, birth anniversary of only the founder is celebrated and that the demand of the BJP for birth anniversary function for Raja Mahendar Pratap is “just a political one.” ... im+News%29#

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Muslim extremism, Missionaries : RSS lists out 5 biggest enemies of Hindutva

According to the latest discovery of RSS & Co or better we can say the latest edition of the ‘Dictionary of Hindutva’ Macaulayism, Missionaries, Materialism, Marxism and Muslim extremism are the five biggest threats to Hindutva in India .In their code word these five threats are called Malicious-5 or M5 Marxism,

These new terminologies were revealed in a two-side printed single-page known as Thought Paper which was distributed in the World Hindu Congress 2014 that concluded in the national capital on Sunday.

The pamphlet said to be published by ‘Progressive Foundation’ describes M5 as “the five-fingered fist of the demon Mayasur” which “is otherwise very weak” but is “continuously weakening the Hindu society for centuries now”.

“Muslim extremism is the poisonous fruit of Islam. Islam aims for Muslims to be brainwashed, blackmailed, frightened and forced into the fold of jihadism. On the other hand, it toils hard to neutralise, paralyse and blacken Hindu society so that the road for the forward march of Islam is clear.

“All available platforms are being used to defeat the emergence of Hindu nationalism. This is done by harping on India’s multi-racial, multi-religious, multi-language, multi-national and multi-cultural character. The fight with Islam will be one of the longest in the history”, it says.

To fight this “diabolic alliance”, the ‘Thought Paper’, which is full of venom and has abusive terms, explains Hindus how to identify each “malicious finger” of the demon Mayasur or M5. There’s no need to get into the details here. The tone and tenor of the ‘paper’ explains it well. ... -hindutva/

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VHP gets a major setback in United States

Coalition Against Genocide (CAG), a broad alliance dedicated to justice and accountability for the Gujarat pogrom of 2002 and to combating extremist ideologies that were its genesis, has welcomed the statement issued by Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions (CPWR) dissociating itself from the “World Without Borders” event organized by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (VHP-A) to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

In an official statement of withdrawal issued today, CPWR stated that it was not informed that the event involved by “organizations promoting controversial political positions”. “While we do honor and promote the ideals of Swami Vivekananda, we respectfully withdraw our name from any co-hosting or co-sponsorship of the “World Without Borders” event and any connection to this event or its other co-sponsors,” the statement added.

Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions mission statement declares that it was “created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.” VHP-A is the US affiliate of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP-World Hindu Council), which is the socio-cultural wing of a network of extreme right-wing organizations in India that adhere to the ideology of Hindutva (which is different from the religion of Hinduism). The VHP has been rightly characterized as “extremist” in the U.S. State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom Reports, and has been cited in almost every International Religious Freedom annual report since 2001 for its violations of religious freedom against minorities.

“Hindutva extremists were exploiting Swami Vivekanda’s name to surreptitiously gain credibility and respectability in the US. On the one hand VHP is fanning the flames of currently raging sectarian violence in Muzaffarnagar in India through virulent anti-minority propaganda and on the other its followers in the US are trying to project Hindu supremacist ideology of Hindutva as pluralistic,” said Dr. Shaik Ubaid, a spokesperson for CAG.

“This incident exemplifies how the Hindutva organizations have managed to mask their virulent politics by appropriating the legacies of important historical personalities such as Swami Vivekananda.” said Raja Swamy, also a CAG spokesperson. “These have gone largely unnoticed and unchallenged until now largely due to the general lack of understanding on the part of US institutions of the divisive and violent agenda of these groups in India,” Mr. Swamy added.

The Coalition Against Genocide is composed of a diverse group of organizations and individuals in the United States and Canada that have come together in response to the Gujarat genocide to demand accountability and justice. ... ed-states/

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RSS 're-converts' 200 Agra Muslims, says more in line

Members of at least 57 Muslim families were converted to Hinduism at a ceremony called 'Purkhon ki ghar vapsi', a mass conversion jointly organized by Dharma Jagran Samanvay Vibhag, an offshoot of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), and Bajrang Dal in Agra on Monday.

RSS regional head Rajeshwar Singh said more than 200 Muslims were "brought back to Hinduism" in the mass event held in Madhunagar area of the city.

According to organizers, the converts will soon be given new names.

Talking to TOI, Singh claimed that around 5,000 more Muslims and Christians will be "brought back into Hindu fold" in Aligarh on this Christmas. "The grand event will be held at Maheshwari College in Aligarh," he said, daring anyone to stop it.

With saffron flags hoisted on rooftops of makeshift houses in this slum cluster, and matras being recited by priests, members of as many as 57 Muslim families washed feet of Hindu idols to mark their return to the religion. Long vermillion marks were put on their foreheads and they were given Prasad to eat.

Later, RSS and Bajrang Dal activists gave them a 'mantra' to chant the whole day and prepared a list of all the 'converts', to get their voter IDs and Aadhaar cards made, with their new names.

Sharifa, 40, was seen debating the right way of performing an aarti with her daughter-in-law, Afsha, in a small temple that has been erected by RSS men in the slum in Madhunagar. An idol of goddess Kali has also been placed in the temple, as majority of people living in the area hail from West Bengal.

Sufia Begum,76, who is the oldest woman among the converts, told TOI: "I read Quran and offered namaz five times a day. Now at this age, I will read Ganesh aarti. I don't find any major difference in the teachings of the two religions."

"The RSS people assured us that they will provide us better place to live, better food and schooling for my grandsons. I don't mind change of religion, as religion doesn't give us food to eat."

Rajeshwar Singh told TOI that RSS spends Rs 50 lakh every month on conversion of an average 1,000 families. "It spends Rs 8-10 lakh per month on fuel costs alone in west UP," he added.

"We have re-converted 2.73 lakh Muslims and Christians in Braj region that includes Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura, Firozabad, Etah, Meerut, Mainpuri and Uttarakhand since 2003. The upcoming mass re-conversion event in which some 5,000 Muslims and Christians will be brought back into Hindu fold will be headed by Yogi Adityanath on December 25 in Aligarh," Singh said.

Singh also claimed that RSS has taken possession of as many as 60 churches across the state, where no Christians worship now, "as they have all been re-converted to Hinduism".

"Ek din in girijagharo ki deewarein bhi gir jayengi aur hamara desh sirf hinduon ka hoga (one day these churches will crumble and our country will belong to the Hindus alone)," he added.

Ajju Chauhan, the Bajrang Dal leader who zeroed in on the slum in Madhunagar and organized the mass re-conversion event, was overwhelmed after the puja. More than three dozen RSS and Bajrang Dal members were guarding the pandal to avoid any untoward incident.

Talking to TOI, Aslam Qureishi, prominent Sunni leader of the city, said, "This is just a tactic of the RSS to misguide Muslims." ... 419338.cms

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:57 pm

VHP to Fadnavis: ban loudspeakers in mosques

The outfit claims that the sound of azaan is a major cause of noise pollution and will request the State government to implement laws curbing the use of loudspeakers in mosques

Weeks after the Devendra Fadnavis government took steps to ban cow slaughter in the State, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has stepped up its demand for the ban of loudspeakers in mosques across Maharashtra. ... epage=true

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Sun Dec 14, 2014 6:39 pm

RSS body seeks donations to fund Christmas ‘conversions’ in Aligarh

Dharam Jagran Samiti, an RSS offshoot, has distributed pamphlets in Aligarh seeking donations for converting Christians and Muslims to Hinduism. The pamphlet says it costs Rs 2 lakh to convert a Christian and Rs 5 lakh to convert a Muslim. It has set December 25 as the date for a major conversion ceremony and put down an annual target of 2 lakh conversions — 1 lakh Muslims and 1 lakh Christians.

The letter addresses recipients as "bandhuvar" (friends) and says: "Lots of money will be required in the 'ghar vapsi' because the work of conversion is increasing — more workers and more people to be covered. Please contribute money so that all arrangements are in place."

Asked why are Muslims and Christians a "samasya", Kanshinath Bansal, a key member of the Samiti, said, "Because Christianity is a samasya. Muslim (sic) is also a samasya. One worker needs that much money to work on a samasya every year."

This came even as Yogi Adityanath, the firebrand BJP MP from Gorakhpur, confirmed his visit on December 25 to Aligarh for an event that aims to convert 5,000 Muslims and 1,000 Christians at the local Maheshwari College.

Not long ago, the Hindu outfit had taken over a small church on the outskirts of Aligarh, replacing the cross with a Shiva picture. Then, too, it had conducted a 'ghar vapsi' for 72 Valmikis, all of them Christians.

Christian and Muslim groups reacted with anger and caution. Community leader Vincent Joel said, "Ever since the church incident in Asroi, Christians have been praying for the dawn of achche din, where the country is not divided on the basis of religion or caste. We are praying to the Lord to grant the perpetrators of such mischief some wisdom."

Muslim organizations Millat Bedari Muhim Committee and Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis condemned the "open and public call for conversion". Professor Razaullah Khan, president of both the outfits, said, "It is very disturbing to see how publicly they call for ghar vapsi. (UP) elections are slated for 2017 and now this gathering is being done to polarize society and divide votes. We should not let it happen." ... 484672.cms

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:32 pm

Vishwa Hindu Parishad leaders want whole world converted to Hinduism

Stressing India's identity as a Hindu rashtra, calling for a law against conversions, construction of the Ram Temple at Ayodhya, culling "gaddars" (traitors), scoffing at Mahatma Gandhi's leadership of the freedom movement, fears of Hindus being under threat, preventing cow slaughter and ensuring that the entire world was converted to Hinduism — these were some themes that found prominence in the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) 'Virat Hindu' sammelan in Mumbai on Sunday as Hindutva demagogues and religious leaders addressed the faithful.

RSS sahkaryavah (joint general secretary) Dattatreya Hosabale, VHP international working president Dr Pravin Togadia and senior leader Ashok Singhal, Kanchi mutt pontiff Jayendra Saraswathi, Narendra Maharaj of Nanij and Buddhist and Jain religious leaders were present.

"If conversions are wrong, then why is no law against conversions passed in Parliament? We will not allow the conversion of Hindus," said Togadia, with posters of the proposed Ram Temple and Lord Krishna driving Arjuna's chariot in the background. Lashing out at subsidies for Haj pilgrims, he called on Hindus to follow religious practices, befriend at least one Dalit or adivasi family, help poor Hindus, unite against conversions and cow slaughter, not follow untouchability and use soaps and shampoos made from cow urine and dung. "Bharat Hindu Rashtra hai, yahi hamara nara hai," said Togadia, while the crowd repeated the slogan after him.

Togadia claimed that earlier, even Arabia, Africa, Europe were Hindu areas, and the number of Hindus which once stood at 700 crore had shrunk to just 100 crore now. "Hindus numbered 30% in Bangladesh, but are just 8% now. In Pakistan, Hindus were 10% but are just 1%," he said, pointing to how the Kashmir valley had been cleansed of Hindus.

Togadia warned that while 82% of India comprised of Hindus, if they were not alert, their numbers would shrink to half after decades and said that "200 crore hands of Hindus" should rise up to protect their co-religionists. "The Ram Mandir will be constructed, even if anyone wants it or not," said Togadia, while calling for stopping cow slaughter and conversions.

Narendra Maharaj claimed that Hindus were under threat in India with laws like that against superstitions targeted against them.

Pointing out that December 6, when Hindutva storm troopers had felled the Babri masjid at Ayodhya, was celebrated as "Shaurya Diwas," firebrand Sadhvi Saraswati said the proper way to celebrate this was not by unfurling flags but through each Hindu cutting the head of at least one "gaddar" (traitor).

Lashing out at the hardline Owaisi brothers who head the AIMIM, Saraswati spoke on the alleged 'Love Jihad' campaign to "misguide" the "girls of Bharat" to reduce the numbers of Hindus and increase those of Muslims.

"History is witness to the fact that where the number of Hindus goes down, that part of the country is separated from it," she warned, while scoffing at claims that the Mahatma had ensured freedom from the British.

Kamal Lochan Das of ISKCON said the deep meaning of the name of the VHP was that they wanted to ensure that the entire world became Hindu. He claimed that the name of Russia was derived from the penance of 'Rishis' there. "Isnt Russia a Hindu Rashtra?" questioned the religious leader, while calling for Hindus to work till the entire world became a "Hindu Rashtra."

The Kanchi pontiff lauded prime minister Narendra Modi as a "good man" and called for the construction of the Ram Temple at Ayodhya. Warkari sect leader Bhaskargiri Maharaj said earlier, the sentiments of Hindus had been trampled upon.

Jain muni Vinamsagarji Maharaj warned of the consequences of taking on Hindus and called for those who had been converted to other faiths to be reverted back to Hinduism. ... sm-2043938

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Fri Dec 19, 2014 5:29 pm

Will finish Christianity and Islam in India by 2021

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:04 pm

Dharm Jagran Manch to which Rajeshwar Singh belongs is a wing of the RSS. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an RSS pracharak. For the PM to remain silent when such highly inflammatory remarks are being made is a proof that he too supports the views of these Hindutva extremist groups which is an extremely dangerous sign for the country and minorities in particular. Hence, BJP's true hidden agenda is now getting exposed with every passing day.

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Tue Dec 23, 2014 5:37 pm

Row over Indologist’s anti-Islam remarks

Belgian Indologist Dr Koenraad Elst’s anti-Islam remarks created a flutter at a Goa conclave Saturday, prompting at least one foreign delegate to walk out while another lodged a complaint with organiser India Foundation whose directors include Union Minister Suresh Prabhu and Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Former Jordanian prime minister Dr Abdelsalam al-Majali left the meeting while Dr Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, former secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Countries, lodged a protest.

Addressing the session on ‘Religion — Tolerance and Terror’ at the India Ideas Conclave 2014, Elst said: “On the whole, you should make it uncool to be Muslims. That will help them. You do not forcefully need to convert them. Through this, they will themselves outgrow Islam.”

Referring to the row over the ‘ghar wapsi’ campaign, Elst said: “The Vishwa Hindu Parishad is coming under criticism for the one thing that they are doing very well which is ghar wapsi. We need to liberate Muslims from Islam. Every Muslim is an abductee and must be brought back.”

Those present at the session included spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Ram Madhav of the BJP and several party MPs including former Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh.

An Indophile who studied at Banaras Hindu University, Elst has authored books opposing the Aryan invasion theory, contending that Aryans were Indians who fanned out — his “Out of India” theory. He has also written on the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute.

Before he walked out, former Jordanian prime minister Abdelsalam al-Majali told the gathering: “I am appalled at what I heard from the platform about insulting Islam and insulting the Prophet. One can criticize this, that and the other but don’t insult. To try to destroy the whole faith is wrong. We came here to understand each other and try to be peaceful. It is very said to be at such a conference to hear insults on a religion which is followed by over one billion people.”

Ihsanoglu too protested: “We are hearing a speech of hatred. You cannot use your freedom of speech to hurt others. I was very happy being here until I heard this speech of hatred.” Gunnar Stalsett, Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, and others questioned the “demonization” of an entire faith.

When organiser India Foundation’s comments were sought on Elst’s remarks, one of its office-bearers, who did not wish to be named, said: “The views are of an individual and the India Foundation does not subscribe to them. We have already issued an apology to our guests.”

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Death Threats Issued to Muslim Scholars Ahead of Oriental Conference


Already in the thick of controversy over religious conversions and use of foul language against minorities, Hindutva forces are now trying to police and dictate the education system as well. “We warn you that never attend any AIOC, including the one at Guwahati, Assam (sic),” reads the latest diktat.

Scholars, especially Muslims, preparing for the 47th session of the All India Oriental Conference (AIOC), have received these threat letters signed by Rashtriya Hindu Sena, apparently yet another Hindutva frontal organization.

The warning letters have been sent individually to almost every scholar scheduled to participate in the conference from the Arabic, Persian and Islamic studies section.

The letter states: “We warn you that never attend any AIOC including forthcoming Guwahati, Assam.”

“This small letter is warning letter. If you will be over smart, our people will monitor you and very difficult to come back at your residence. Nobody will support you. Tell your Guru, Shishya (student, teacher, adhyapak) not to attend any AIOC. Otherwise …………Nil………. We have full details about your arrival, stay and many more (sic),” thus goes the letter.


“Our people such as ULFA (United Liberation), BODO ASSAMI & ADIVASI, are there in so many section and pandit parishads. Organization such as Bajrang Dal, VHP, Shiv Sena, Hindu Maha Sabha, Arya Samaj and many others are present in the federal organization. We want to remove section from our list. If you will try to come to ASSAM. Never come back your residence. (sic)”

Rizwanur Rahman, who teaches Islamic Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University and who got the threat letter, said: “There are two possibilities. Either they want the conference to fail or they want to remove the sections of Arabic, Persian and Islamic studies.” ... onference/

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:13 pm

Resurgence of Godse Worship

by Ram Puniyani

Times are a changing; and changing fast. During last many decades most Hindu nationalists have kept the appreciation of their hero, Nathuram Godse under wraps. The programs appreciating his politics did use to make small news here and there some time; but as such it was a muted act not much publicized and generally kept as a low key affair. During last few years Pradeep Dalvi’s play in Marathi, *Mee Nathuram Boltoy* (I, Nathuram speaking), attacking Gandhi and upholding Godse, drew packed houses in various places in Maharashtra. Many people had also protested against staging of this play off and on.

With the new dispensation coming to power (Modi Sarkar, May, 2014) many a communal assertions, acts and intimidations are up in the air. It seems these acts are being silently appreciated by those in power. This inference is logical as none in the positions of power have either reprimanded or opposed these Godse acolytes. The main reason is that due to the compulsions of power they do not openly support the Godse appreciation clubs. They also do not condemn these voices as they too belong to the Godse ideology of Hindu nationalism. This Hindu nationalism in popular
parlance is projected as ‘Nationalism’, keeping the Hindu prefix in the silent mode

The latest in the series of acts-statements by this Godse appreciation clubs is the bhumi pujan (earth prayer-a ritual before beginning of new construction) by Hindu Mahasabha for Godse temple in Meerut (Dec 25 2014). The activists of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha are all set to build the country's first temple for murderer of Mahatma Gandhi in Meerut. There are several demands from the Hindu Mahasabha offices to install his statues. The Hindu Mahasabha has requested land from the Centre to erect a statue of Godse in the national capital. The paperback issue of Godse’s book is already running into second reprint. The BJP MP Sakhshi Maharaj recently called Godse as Nationalist; of course he retracted it soon; apparently to ensure that the ruling party, BJP, is not embarrassed on the issue. At the same time, BJP’s parent organization RSS has come out with two books meant for internal circulation. These books claim to ensure that RSS viewpoint is reached to its Pracharaks, swayamsevaks. These books are RSS <>-Ek Parichay (RSS-an introduction) and RSS-Ek Saral Parichay (RSS-a simple introduction), the second of which is written by veteran RSS member MG Vaidya
<>. Mr. Vaidya claims that "a narrative of accusation was built around RSS" so the book to dispel that. Essentially these books aim to dissociate RSS from Godse. While the Prime Minister Mr. Modi is maintaining maun (silence) on the subject the opposition leaders are strongly criticizing Hindu Mahasabha's and others’ views on the murder of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse. What is the relationship between Godse and RSS? Was he part of RSS and later left it or was he part of it and also joined Hindu Mahasabha in mid 1930s? As for as official line is concerned RSS has tried to keep its slate clean by stating that it had nothing to do with Godse and he was not a member of RSS when he killed Mahatma Gandhi. Just to recall, in early 1998 Professor Rajendra Singh, the then RSS chief, had stated "Godse was motivated by akhand Bharat. His intention was good but he used the wrong method." (April 27 1998, Outlook)

How do we understand the whole issue? The major backdrop to understand the issue is to see the politics of Hindu nationalism as expressed through Hindu Mahasbah and RSS. These organizations remained aloof from freedom struggle. Hindu Mahasabha (HM), was more interested in the immediate participation in politics, as the flag bearers of Hindu communal politics, and the RSS wanted to concentrate on making a network of ‘cadres’ before forming organizations and infiltrating into different arena of education, culture, electoral politics and state apparatus. There was a lot of overlap in the agenda of these organizations as they were both working for the common goal of Hindu Nation. Nathuram Godse, ‘uniquely’ symbolized the fusion of both these two trends.

RSS could get away with dissociating with Godse or rather underplaying Godse’s association with RSS as there was no official record of members of RSS, and so they could disown Godse at legal level. In 1930 Godse joined RSS and very soon rose to be the *bauddhik* *pracharak* (intellectual propagator). Like both HM & RSS he was ardent Hindu Nationalist.

As a strong Hindutvawadi he was extremely critical of Gandhi’s *ahimsa* (non-violence) and the anti British movements led by him. Godse had very poor opinion of Gandhi’s role in freedom movement. RSS-Hindu Mahasbha kept criticizing Gandhi for his involving all religious communities in the freedom movement. Gandhi kept religion as personal matter and projected overarching Indian identity for all. This was what annoyed the HM-RSS combine, as they wanted only Hindus to be recognized as Indians. Godse’s assessment of nationalism of Gandhi is expressed in a way which identifies nationalism with Hindu kings. He used very peculiar parameters to assess Gandhi, “His (Gandhi’s, added) followers cannot see what is clear even to the blind viz. that Gandhi was a mere pigmy before Shivaji, Rana Pratap and Guru Govind (ibid Pg. 40, Why I assassinated Gandhi?) and finally about the winning of *swaraj* and freedom I maintain the Mahatma’s contribution was negligible.” (Ibid. pg. 87)

He held Mahatma responsible for appeasing Muslims, and thereby the formation of Pakistan. About his association with RSS and Hindu Mahasabha, he writes, “Having worked for the uplift of the Hindus I felt it necessary to take part in political activities of the country for the protection of just rights of Hindus. I therefore left the Sangh and joined Hindu Mahasabha (Godse, ‘*Why I Assassinated Mahatma Gandhi*’ 1993, Pg. 102).

Hindu Mahasabha at that time the only political party of Hindutva, and he became general secretary of its Pune Branch. In due course he started a newspaper, as founder editor, called *Agrani* or Hindu Rashtra. As such Gandhi murder was not on the charges propagated by them (Partition and insistence on paying Pakistan’s dues (55 crore) from the treasury), but due to the basic deep differences with the politics of Gandhi and that of the followers of the Hindu Rashtra. These two reasons are proffered merely as a pretext for the same.

What does Godse mean when he says that he left RSS? Is it true? This truth behind Nathuram’s leaving RSS, is clarified by his brother Gopal Godse. In an interview given to ‘The Times of India’ (25 Jan 98); Gopal Godse, who was also an accomplice in the murder when tells us the reality behind Nathuram’s statement that ‘he left RSS’. Gopal Godse says “The appeasement policy followed by him (Gandhi, added) and imposed on all Congress governments’ encouraged the Muslim separatist tendencies that eventually created Pakistan…Technically and theoretically he (Nathuram) was a member (of RSS), but he stopped workings for it later. His statement in the court that he had left the RSS was to protect the RSS workers who would be imprisoned following the murder. On the understanding that they (RSS workers) would benefit from his dissociating himself from the RSS, he gladly did it."

So this is the logic of Godse saying that he ‘left’ RSS. The dual membership (RSS+Hindu Mahasabha) was not a problem. Thus the murder of Gandhi was steeped in both the streams of Hindutva politics, RSS and HM. His editing the paper called, ‘Hindu Rashtra was quite symbolic. This murder had a broad sanction of the followers of HM and RSS, as they
celebrated Mahatma’s murder by distributing sweets, “All their (RSS) leaders’ speeches were full of communal poison. As a final result, the poisonous atmosphere was created in which such a ghastly tragedy (Gandhi’s murder) became possible. RSS men expressed their joy and distributed sweets after Gandhi’s death." (excerpt from Sardar Patel’s letters to M S Golwalkar and S P Mookerjee.). Godse was no freak. The way Hindu communalists were spewing poison against Gandhi, it was the logical outcome of their politics. And Godse had the ‘benefit’ of the teachings of both RSS as well as HM. They used the word *wadh* for this murder. This word *wadh* stands for killing a demon who is harming the society. In a way Gandhi murder was the first major offensive of the Hindutva politics on Indian Nationalism; in a way it was to herald the onset of bigger strides which Hindutva politics has assumed during last few decades, and this is what we are witnessing today.

So though officially RSS family kept dissociating from Gandhi’s murder by Godse, in private many a members not only uphold the dastardly act, but also have even succeeded in undermining the importance of Mahatma and they do ‘sympathize’ with Godse. This complex trick kept going on so far. Now with Modi Sarkar there is no need to hide the true ideology and thinking of this combine and so the open efforts to glorify Godse!

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:19 pm

Hindu Nationalist Girl’s Camp: We’ll Build Bombs, We’ll Shoot Dead Muslims, We’ll Reclaim India

Hindutva, or Hindu Nationalism, which combines a fundamentalist understanding of Hinduism with Indian nationalism has been on the ascendancy for decades, culminating in the presidential victory of the fascist Narendra Modi.

Hindutva organizations are highly organized, they are also opponents of Hindus converting to either Christianity or Islam. They have spearheaded anti-conversion legislation in numerous states that prevent or make near impossible the conversion of a Hindu to another religion; often justifying it as a necessary measure to counteract the use of material incentives by missionaries. However, they have no compunction themselves in aggressively offering monetary incentives to Muslims and Christians to convert to Hinduism in highly publicized ‘reconversion ceremonies.’

For years now Hindutva groups, such as the Sangh Parivar have been holding training camps for youth where they are indoctrinated in an ideology that has as its central doctrine the subjugation and elimination of non-Hindu religions.

The following video highlights the dehumanizing and violent indoctrination that Hindtuva groups are leaving on the impressionable minds of India’s young girls (h/t: Abu ‘Alimah).

Girls in the video can be seen speaking of their supremacist beliefs, their love and desire for fighting and killing non-Hindus. This sort of mentality has already caused significant damage in the past to relations between India’s various religious and ethnic groups and it promises to perpetuate hate and violence.: ... aim-india/

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:17 pm

The RSS Hand in Militant Hindutva

The February month cover story of the popular narrative magazine, The Caravan, published from Delhi, has already been discussed and debated a lot. Hindutva extremist Aseemanand, speaking to the magazine’s journalist Ms. Leena Regunath, revealed that all the bomb blasts carried out by his team had been with the RSS leadership’s knowledge and approval. Furthermore, the RSS’s national leaders including its general secretary Mohan Bhagwat and national executive member Indresh Kumar had met Assemanand in person and pleaded with him to go ahead with the attacks, at the same time advising him to take care as to not link such terror acts with Sangh Parivar Organisations, especially the RSS. Aseemanand, who has been accused in five bomb blasts across the country which killed a total of 199 innocent people, also revealed that Narendra Modi, Gujarat’s chief minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate for the next general elections, was a fan and supporter of his extremist activities.

That the RSS has several wings promoting different agendas, all culminating in the aim of converting India into a ‘Hindu Rashtra’ is no secret today. It has also been revealed by different investigations that militant Hindutva is one of the major methods used by the RSS to achieve this goal. On several ocassions, RSS leaders have openly declared their intention to replace the Indian Constitution with the ‘Manusmriti’, and to establish a social order based on caste-system and untouchability, gender discrimination, denial of basic human rights and superstitions and social evils. When BJP-led NDA had come to power at the Centre, one of the first things it did was to appoint a Commission to review the Indian Constitution. Only because the BJP lacked a simple majority in the Parliament, the country was saved from being sent back to the stone-age.

Today, Aseemanand, Pragya Singh Thakur and Col. Srikant Purohit have been identified as the kingpins of Hindutva terrorism. Aseemanand has long been considered as a stalwart of Hindutva fanaticism in Hindutva terror’s biggest laboratory, Gujarat. In the interviews published by ‘The Caravan’, Aseemanand has stated that creating fanaticism in the minds of Hindus is the best way to stop them from converting to Christianity. He is proud of all the violence he has supervised in the name of ‘stirring Hindutva’ among people. He has reiterated his loyalty to militant Hindu nationalism.

Other Hindutva extremists are worse. Pragya Singh Thakur’s only regret in her bombing escapades has been the low numbers of Muslim casualities. Col. Purohit used his army uniform to further the cause of Hindu extremist nationalism. He used the Bhonsala Military School in Nashik, Maharashtra, as the base of his terror operations. In 2001, this school held a 40-days training camp, in which 115 RSS and Bajrang Dal activists from different parts of the country were taught bomb making, exploding bombs and weapons training. Retired and serving army officers and retired senior IB officers were among the trainers. This was revealed in the book ‘Who Killed Karkare?’ by S.M. Mushrif. Media also revealed that Purohit had stolen about 60kgs of RDX from the army. Apart from using this deadly explosive to carry out bombings, some of it was also used to frame innocent Muslims in arms seizure cases. However, what is still unclear is whether all the 60 kgs stolen have been tracked down.

The RSS has always been aware of the activities of what is now called ‘Abhinav Bharat’. Aseemenand and Pragya Singh Thakur were actively associated with RSS branches, and held responsible positions in the Sangh Parivar. Aseemanand was the top-most national leader of Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram (VKA), an important Sangh Parivar wing. Pragya Singh was a national executive member of ABVP, the Sangh’s students’ wing. Indresh Kumar, another accused, used to be a national executive member of the RSS. Aseemanand was honoured twice by the RSS, for his ‘achievements’ in perpetrating violence against the minorities, especially those in Gujarat’s Dangs district. Sunil Joshi, yet another accused, who was later murdered allegedly by his partners in violence, used to be a district leader of RSS in Indore. Initially, when Pragya Singh Thakur’s role in terrorist activities was exposed by investigating agencies, the BJP was quick to disown her. However, this angered senior BJP leader Uma Bharti, who complained that BJP wasn’t doing the right thing by disassociating itself from her. However, the BJP later ran to Pragya’s help, alleging that she was being tortured in jail. They did this only after photographs emerged which established that Pragya was well connected to top-most national leaders of the RSS and BJP, including Narendra Modi. Similarly, the RSS ran to Indresh Kumar’s rescue, as soon as the NIA started closing in on him. Perhaps he knew too much.

In spite of convincing evidence suggesting that the roots of these terrorists can be traced back to the RSS, little has been done to bring this criminal organisation to book. On 24th November 2008, the Indian Express and CNN-IBN had reported that Praveen Togadia, the ‘International Working President’of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, another hate-mongering RSS outfit, was behind the funding of Abinav Bharat, which carried out all the bomb blasts in the country specifically targeting Muslims. On 18th February 2009, various media including Zee News had carried a news report which suggested that senior RSS leaders, including its general secretary Mohan Bhagwat were funded by Pakistan’s ISI. This was revealed by another blast accused, Dayanand Pandey, in his confession to the police.

NDTV, on 7th June 2002, had reported about the discovery of a new extremist Hindu militant outfit which organised and carried out attacks against Masjids and Madrassas. This criminal gang was called Arya Sena, and they were based at Sharanpur district of western Uttar Pradesh. They carried out attacks using pistols and time-bombs, and had bombed 3 Masjids and a Madrassa in the initial months of operation. Further investigations had revealed that the policemen of the area had armed them with materials and motivation to carry out attacks against Muslim targets. Incidents like these suggest that there could be regional versions of Abhinav Bharat in all states with RSS presence, operating with support from sections of the administration.

Saffron terrorists operate with mafia precision and professionalism. The murder of Sunil Joshi, who used to be a prime member of the saffron terror wing, underlines this fact. The murder case charge sheet mentions that Sunil Joshi was about to surrender and confess before the authorities, when he was killed.

If the media dares to report on saffron terror, hindutva thugs are sure to wreak vengeance. Who can forget the attack on the office of the national TV channel ‘Headlines Today’? On 16th July 2010, thousands of Hindutva bigots carried out the attack on HT because the channel had dared to publicize police tapes which showed the involvement of top RSS leader Indresh Kumar and others, in the planning of Ajmer bomb blast. The tapes also revealed that one of the Hindutva terrorists, Dr. R. P. Singh had planned to kill Dr. Hamid Ansari, the Vice President of the Republic of India, in a bomb blast planned to be executed during a programme in Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia. It also showed tapes of a secret meeting discussing the need to carry out terrorist attacks against Muslim public gatherings. The fact that the channel had procured these audio and video tapes from investigating agencies, who had recovered them from Malegaon blast accused Dayanand Pandey’s laptop, did not matter to the hooligans.

Irrespective of whether UPA or NDA rules at the centre, Hindutva terrorists enjoy guaranteed immunity. ‘The Caravan’ also revealed that even though investigative agencies had recommended banning RSS in the wake of its links with terrorist activities, the Ministry of Home Affairs paid no heed. In spite of evidence linking senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar to hindutva terrorists, he was never questioned by the NIA. Mohan Bhagwat wasn’t questioned either.

As the CM of Gujarat, Modi allowed a free rein to extremists like Aseemanand. Aseemanand’s activities of violence in Dangs, which though localised were high-scale in magnitude, and were aided and abetted by sections of the police and administration, who were loyal to the Hindutva agenda. These paved the way to larger and more frequent episodes of violence in Gujarat, ultimately empowering Hindutva terrorists to execute the Muslim genocide of 2002.

Aseemanand’s interview in ‘The Caravan’ ends with his promise that the works of Hindutva extremists will continue. “It will happen. It will happen on time,” he says. This leads one to the conclusion that sleeper cells of Hindutva terrorists exist in the country, lying low to strike when the situation becomes favourable. It is evident that Hindutva terrorists long to see Modi as the next Prime Minister. This is evident from Aseemanand’s younger brother Sushant’s words: “Once Modiji comes to power I will put a stage in the village centre and shout from the loudspeakers all that Aseemanand has done.” Bringing Modi to power seems like a prelude to viler projects of Hindutva extremists.

When the Government of India banned the RSS after Gandhiji’s assassination, it has stated the following reason:

“Undesirable and even dangerous activities have been carried out by members of the Sangh. It has been found that in several parts of the country individual members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh have indulged in acts of violence involving arson, robbery, dacoity, and murder and have collected illicit arms and ammunitions. They have been found circulating leaflets exhorting people to resort to terrorist methods, to collect firearms, to create disaffection against the government and suborn the police and military. These activities have been carried out under the cloak of secrecy, and the government have considered from time to time how far these activities rendered it incumbent upon them to deal with the Sangh in its corporate capacity.”

Even though the RSS-led Sangh Parivar continues to do all the above-mentioned activities even today, expecting the Union Government to ban the outfit would be asking for too much. Sangh Parivar national leaders like Sudarshan, Bhagwat and Togadia are still free to roam the country spewing communal venom, as several innocent Muslim youth rot away in the country’s jails, for crimes they never committed. ... K2fsmccRLM

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US court summons secy John Kerry in a petition to designate RSS as a terror group

JALANDHAR: In a declaratory lawsuit filed by a US based rights group to designate Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a "Foreign Terrorist Organization" (FTO), a US Court has summoned US Secretary of state John Kerry to submit a reply within 60 days.

The summons were issued by the District Court of Southern District of New York to secretary Kerry on Wednesday on a complaint filed by Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), which had earlier filed a complaint of rights violation and Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Congress party for protecting perpetrators of November 1984 massacre of Sikhs.

The complaint has sought from the court to designate RSS as a FTO "for believing in and practicing a fascist ideology and for running a passionate, vicious and violent campaign to turn India into a "Hindu" nation with a homogeneous religious and cultural identity".

The case has been assigned to Judge Swain. Since the defendant in this case is United States, under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure USDOS has 60 days to respond to the complaint.

The lawsuit seeking FTO status for RSS comes at a time when President Obama will be visiting India to attend the nation's 65th Republic Day celebrations on January 26.

It has mentioned "Ghar Wapsi" programme of Sangh affiliates to reconvert Muslims and Christians while comparing it to "convert or die" call of Boko Haram, the Nigerian terror outfit. The complaint also mentions demolition of Babri mosque, Gujarat riots of 2002, killing of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse and his glorification apart from ban imposed on it by Indian government thrice. It has also quoted RSS leaders saying that all Indian were Hindus, a statement by former Indian home secretary and Rahul Gandhi saying it a bigger threat than LeT.

The declaratory lawsuit requests the court that "RSS along with its affiliates and subsidiaries be designated as an FTO, in accordance with Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and designate RSS as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist entity (SDGT) under Executive Order 13224".

The 26 page complaint by human rights group SFJ alleges "crimes of RSS targeting the religious minorities of India include but not limited to, instigating June 1984 military attack against holiest Sikh shrine the Golden Temple resulting in desecration of the temple and massacre of thousands of pilgrims; 1992 demolition of historical Babri Mosque; burning of Churches and rape of Christian nuns in Orissa and elsewhere during 2008; 2002 massacre of Muslims in Gujarat; attack on several other places of worship belonging to different religious minorities; bombing of public places such as trains and buses".

On the basis of July 2014 report "Hindu Nationalism In The United States", the complaint alleges that a movement towards "Hinduizing India" is being funded by non-profit groups in the United States.

Justifying the designation of RSS as FTO, SFJ's legal advisor, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, stated that "minorities were being targeted by RSS with new zeal ever since Modi became Prime Minister, to accomplish its agenda of turning India into a Hindu nation
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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:01 pm

The Abolition of truth

The advent of the Modi-led BJP government has emboldened the ideologues of religion-based nationalism. They apparently feel that the whole country is now ready for the politics of Gandhi's murderers. Several members of the so-called 'Sangh Parivar' have been making statements of this nature, filled with lies and hateful propaganda. The courtroom speech of the assassin Nathuram Godse is now being widely circulated, with its mixture of self-justification, lies and half-truths. Godse appointed himself judge, jury and executioner all rolled into one - with lots of help from his mentor V.D. Savarkar, the presiding deity of the Hindutva version of nationalism. Many terrorists do likewise - they decide guilt and they carry out the punishment. I'm all for an open airing of political and religious beliefs. Will our rulers arrange for the writings of Charu Mazumdar, J.S. Bhindranwale, the Hizbul Mujahidin, ULFA and Prabhakaran to be sold in India's railway stations? Hitler's Mein Kampf already sells widely. Why not? We're a democracy after all.

Our polity is now faced with an assault on the mind. Our very sense of discrimination between right and wrong, good and evil, truth and falsehood is under attack. We live in an ideological climate of nihilism, wherein human life is of no consequence, and conversation is fast evaporating. It is time thoughtful Indians of every political inclination asked themselves a simple question: Has the new-found status of the 'Parivar' made us take leave of our senses? A fanatical conspirator enters a prayer meeting open to all, and shoots dead a 79 year-old unarmed and unguarded man at point-blank range. For nearly seven decades, one section of our intelligentsia looked upon the murderer as a martyr and hailed his act as it were something admirable. Today these fans of Godse and Savarkar are thrusting their hate-filled ideas down our throats.

What is this if not the brazen celebration of communal terrorism and murder?

Let us be clear about this - if Godse's preparedness for death signifies something virtuous to the 'parivar', the activities of all the jehadis, maoists, khalistanis and sundry insurgents across the sub-continent also become virtuous. Don't all terrorists have their admirers? How do we adjudge one brand of murder as virtue and another as evil? Why are MP's, MLA's and other persons close to the highest executives of the BJP government engaged in white-washing political assassination?

One big lie is that Gandhi was responsible for the partition of India, overlooking the fact that he referred to partition as a sin, and resisted it to the end of his days.The truth is complex and it is a matter of shame that senior leaders of the so-called Sangh Parivar should be spreading falsehood and half-truths for narrow partisan ends. If the Two Nation Theory was false and evil, why did their hero V.D Savarkar support it? Here is what he said on August 15, 1943: "I have no quarrel with Mr Jinnah's two-nation theory. We Hindus are a nation by ourselves and it is a historical fact that Hindus and Muslims are two nations" (Indian Annual Register 1943 vol.2 p.10).

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Mon Feb 09, 2015 6:31 pm

Hindutva Helpline: Couples declaring love on Facebook will be married off

Worry not if your parents oppose your marriage plans. This Valentine's Day, all you need is a bit of PDA on Facebook or Twitter.

A few days ago, Hindutva groups warned that couples found celebrating their love in public on Valentine's Day would be forced to get married. But now, they've gone further. Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha president Chandra Prakash Kaushik said that even people displaying hearts on their Facebook profiles need to be wary.

"We will trace the whereabouts and contact the people and offer them to either get married or stop displaying love publicly as it is contaminating our culture,” he told Scroll.

The Mahasabha said that is opposed to Valentine's Day because it doesn’t want youngsters to “ruin their lives”.

In the national capital, the Mahasabha’s headquarters is preparing for the big day by deploying teams of youngsters and priests to keep a check on wandering couples with roses or gifts in their hand. “We don’t want to disrupt the day but we want to eliminate this western concept of public display of love,” said Mahasabha president Chandra Prakash Kaushik.

Protecting Indian culture

According to Kaushik, youngsters don’t have an adequate understanding of love and the organisation will seek to educate them about the responsibilities that come with loving someone. “If a person says he loves the girl, then we want to make sure they get married,” he said. “If you can’t marry someone then it’s not love and you are trying to get something out of it which is against our Indian culture.”

Workers have already started patrolling parks, malls and other places in the city where they could find couples to “counsel”, he said. The Mahasabha, he said, will try to get inter-faith couples married on the day itself by performing a cleansing ceremony for conversion into Hinduism. Many Hindu youth are being forced to change their religion just because they are in love and we want to tell them that Indians belong to only one religion. There was nothing before Hinduism in our country.

The Mahasabha has already readied itself to perform wedding ceremonies with proper Hindu rituals even if the parents don’t agree to an inter-caste marriage. “We will play guardians of the couple if they decide to get married through us,” said Kaushik. “Anyone above 18 years of age in this country has the right to be in love and marriage is the only way to make it legitimate.”

Teams on standby

Three priests and six teams are already on the job in the national capital and parts of Uttar Pradesh to look over the ceremonies and the organisation has said that more manpower can be deployed if needed.

This isn't the first time the Hindu Mahasabha has created a controversy. It was in news recently for converting poor Muslims to Hinduism through its gharwapsi programme and for trying to install a statute of Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse statue in Meerut.

For those who were wondering, the organisation has no plans to get same sex couples married as it believes homosexuality to be an illness that needs treatment. "We are not going to become a party to this illness by getting them married," said Kaushik. "We will give them a chance to go seek counselling and medication, this is a disease that needs to be treated."

Twitter, of course, has been buzzing with tweets mocking the Mahasabha's ideas. ... arried-off

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:17 pm

Muslim clerics pose six questions to RSS

A delegation of Muslim clerics led by the Sunni Ulema Council general secretary Haji Mohammed Salees met RSS functionary Indresh Kumar and posed six questions to the Sangh including whether it has prepared a format to turn India into a Hindu rashtra (nation).

Mr. Kumar got “irritated” with the questions.

Questions that Muslim clerics posed to RSS :

Does RSS consider India a Hindu country?

Has RSS prepared a format to turn India into a Hindu rashtra?

Will the Hindu rashtra be according to Hindu religious texts or has RSS chalked out a new philosophy?

What does the RSS want on religious conversion?

What type of rashtra prem (patriotism) RSS wants from Muslims?

How does RSS view Islam? ... epage=true

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:40 pm

The Truth Behind 'Al-Qaeda Booklets' At Amit Shah's Rally In Kolkata

Reading the above tweets, one would be justified in assuming that not only were some mishcief makers distributing 'Al-Qaeda booklets' at Amit Shah's Kolkata rally on Nov 30, but that the police were already on the case with suspects being detained.

What makes the whole thing mystifying for anyone who can read Bengali is that the photo of the 'Al-Qaeda' booklet' that was tweeted as evidence actually makes it clear that far from being 'Al Qaeda' booklets, they seem to be actually the usual BJP/RSS propaganda:

"Bharot ke korbo Islamic Rashtro.
Al Qaeda

Borkha-dhor, Borkha, madrasa o dhormer araale phish phish shabdhaan. Kii shekhaano hoye? Ei boi porun o poraan."

This translates to:

"Will make India an Islamic State
Al Qaeda
Beware of the burqa-clad, burqas, madrasaa and whispers behind the veil of religion. What is being taught there? Read this book and make others read it too."

You will notice that while the first line says that Al-Qaeda wants to make India an Islamic State, the last portion doesn't at all seem like something Al-Qaeda would say about themselves. Or would it?

Why would they want to warn people against madrasas or burqas?

The last portion makes it seem as if the booklet has been published by those who want to perpetuate stereotypes, by those who want to prove that Islamic seminaries are breeding grounds of terror and by those who want to ghettoise those who wear burqas just because they dress differently.

In other words, it seems like a simple case of Islamophobia, where the name of a terror group is used only to drive the idea home and to inflame feelings of mistrust towards a community.

If not Siddharth Nath Singh, surely the WB BJP President should be able to read the Bangla cover at least, if not the entire booklet?

Yes, we too would love to know who the 'culprits' in this case are and whether the police actually investigate the case and catch them ... ta/3445/31

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Sun Mar 01, 2015 5:54 pm

Muslims must become Hindus if they want respect: VHP leader

The ancestors of Muslims were Maharana Pratap and Chattrapati Shivaji: Surendra Jain

“Muslims are at war across the globe and the hatred against them is growing. If they want respect in India, they should become Hindus,” joint general secretary of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad Surendra Jain said.

He was addressing a Hindu Sammelan at Yamunanagar as part of the organisation’s district-wise programmes in Haryana to commemorate its golden jubilee.

Dr. Jain said: “If they want to survive, they should take the blessings of the Hindu saints.”

“The ancestors of Muslims were not Aurangzeb or Babar. They had a Hindu lineage and it is the blood of Maharana Pratap and Chattrapati Shivaji which runs in their veins.”

Ghar vapsi to go on

The VHP leader said the ghar vapsi programme would continue. “Many people are saying that ghar vapsi intensified after the BJP government came to power at the Centre, but it has been on even before that.”

Earlier this week, in a programme at Rohtak, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath claimed that the main problem facing the country is not poverty or hunger but ‘politics of appeasement.’ He had also accused the Muslims of Mewat region of southern Haryana of not being patriotic and claimed that this was a problem in most minority-dominated areas. ... Newsletter

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:34 pm

Brainwashing in VHP's Durga Vahini camp

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:54 pm

Yogi Adityanath's Men Telling Hindus To Rape Dead Muslim Women Is Beyond Shocking ... ef=Default

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:42 pm

MAP SOURCED FROM `A SAARC WEBSITE' - RSS Mouthpiece Shows Kashmir in Pakistan

The shoe was on the other foot for RSS after it came to light that its mouthpiece, Organiser, in its latest issue, printed a map of South Asia depicting large parts of Jammu and Kashmir as part of Pakistan.

The Sangh has been at the forefront of protests when foreign publications print India maps showing the Gilgit-Baltistan area of Kashmir as part of Pakistan and Aksai Chin as Chinese territory .Organiser was quick to pull out the map from its online edition, but the print edition dated March 15 carries the mutilated Indian map.

“Though inadvertent, it is an unacceptable mistake. Whatever maybe the source, it is unacceptable in Organiser,“ editor Prafulla Ketkar told ET. He said the map was sourced from “a Saarc website picking up link from Banglapedia“. He assured a correction will be issued in the next issue of the magazine.

The map appeared as part of an article, `Reintegrating Saarc' authored by a research associate working with right-wing thinktank India Foundation.

Rights activist John Dayal, who posted a snapshot of the map on Facebook, questioned how a map with incorrect boundaries was permitted to be carried in the magazine.“For lesser offences, members of the Sangh have been acting like censorship police. For people like me, who read the Organiser every week, this was a shocker. We don't expect this from the magazine. They should apologise in their next issue.“ ... 2015002069

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Unread post by ghulam muhammed » Tue Mar 17, 2015 5:27 pm

Church vandalised in Haryana, cross replaced with Hanuman idol

An under-construction church in Kaimri village near Hisar was vandalised by a group and the cross replaced with an idol of Hanuman, triggering tension in the area in Haryana.

Father Subhash Chand of Williwarsh church lodged a complaint against 14 people, following which a case was registered by police under sections 147 (Punishment for rioting), 153A (promoting enmity between groups), 295 (destroying, damaging a place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class of persons), 380 (theft in a building), 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC.

The complainant stated that the accused fragmented the cross and installed the statue of Hanuman and a flag depicting Lord Ram and threatened to kill him.

He alleged that they stole a cooler and some items from the worship place that was under construction. Hisar range deputy inspector general (DIG) Saurabh Singh said that the situation was under control.

Meanwhile, Christian Front Haryana has condemned the incident and has demanded immediate arrest of the accused, all residents of Kaimri. ... 26708.aspx