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Pseudo Nationalist bihar bjp kills and injures dalits for hoisting National Flag on Independence Day
Dalit man stoned to death in caste clash over hoisting national flag on I-Day in Bihar
Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Nadim Asrar | Updated: August 18, 2013 14:33 IST
Rohtas: A Dalit man was stoned to death and at least 40 others, including old women and children, seriously injured on the Independence Day for defying a diktat and unfurling the national flag at the site of a temple in Baddi village in Bihar's Rohtas district, 160 km from Patna.
The upper-caste men attacked the Dalits after they allegedly defied a diktat not to unfurl the flag in front of a temple of Guru Ravidas, a lower-caste saint prominent with Dalits across the country.
The statue stands on land where the upper castes of the village wanted to erect a statue of Nishant Singh, considered to be a freedom fighter from the area.
A Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist or CPI-ML leader, Arun Singh, who led a fact-finding team to the village, said that the attackers vandalised the statue and torched the temple and a hut next to it. Mr Singh alleged the entire incident was preplanned and the district administration did nothing, despite knowing about it.
According to soni there is apparently no need for the elections!
"RSS points-person for BJP, Suresh Soni told RSS office bearers that the people of the country have taken Modi to be their prime minister and they were now duty bound to support him and bring good governance back."
@ Zafar - "Arabic for VHP is obviously Gamaa Islamiyya"
Jama'at ul Hundusiya ul Kubra.is Arabic for the VHP. As for demolishing places of worship,
1. The only Islamic structure to be demolished in India was in Ayodhya and prayers were not offered there for ages.
2. There a literally hundreds of thousands of mosques and only one was attacked, which means it was a one-off incident. On the other hand, in Eqypt, dozens of churches have been burnt down in the past two days. So there can be no comparison between the Brotherhood and the VHP.
PS: The Muslim Brotherhood is the Ikhwaan ul Muslimeen and not the Gamaa Islaamiya though they are affiliated to each other.
Arabic for VHP is obviously Gamaa Islamiyya
The government has implicitly accused the Muslim Brotherhood of organizing the violence, which the Brotherhood strongly denies. A spokesman for the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party said in a statement last week that the party “stands firmly against any attack – even verbal – against churches.” Brotherhood members and a spokesman have accused the security apparatus of carrying out the church attacks in an attempt to smear Islamists.
The Brotherhood said Facebook pages inciting religious violence under the party's name were fake. One page that appears to be the authentic Facebook page for the FJP in Helwan, south of Cairo, listed accusations against the church, before concluding: “After all this people ask why they burn churches.” The page noted that “burning houses of worship is a crime,” but added: “For every action, there is a reaction.”
Where we are today, Modi is the only choice although some one more wise and erudite like Jaswant Singh would have been a much better choice. Modi is not Atalji. But there is not much anyone can do about it.
However, Modi needs to be advised to tone down his language, behave like a part of the team, and curtail his in the face style a bit. While many seem to like this approach, many older people who have seen Atalji, Advaniji, Deendayal Upadhyay, and Nanaji Deshmukh, and George Fernandes (not in BJP but a nationlist stawart in same mould) certainly find his style a little jarring and out of synch with culture of Jan Sangh and BJP.
Also, he must be aware that his command of English is poor. That does not matter and fluency in English is not a prerequisite for leadership. But rather than trying a language that he struugles with he should stick with Hindi and Gujarati that he is good at.
Lastly, he really needs to change his habit of talking about Gujarat all the time. That has served its purpose but if he harps too much on it, he will sound like a parochial leader with limited vision and will irritate many people who are otherwise sympathetic to him and want to boot out this thoroughly corrupt anti national governement.
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