Hindutva leaders hate speech videos: A video of fringe Hindutva leader Yeti Narasimhanand has gone viral in which he is appealing for violence against Muslims and advocating for Hindus to take up arms.
Hindutva leaders people had organized a three-day conference in Haridwar last week and in this, violence against Muslims was openly talked about.
This video is being shared by Indian as well as foreign social media users on social media. On Thursday, the Uttarakhand Police has registered an FIR against Wasim Rizvi alias Jitendra Narayan Tyagi and others in this case.
Wasim Rizvi was the former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Central Shia Waqf Board. Rizvi had recently announced that he had left Islam and converted to Hinduism. It is not clear that what was the role of Rizvi in the Dharma Sansad of Haridwar.
Expressing displeasure over this incident, many eminent people of the country have appealed to the government to take strict steps. Former army chiefs of India have also expressed strong displeasure about this.
Sharing the video on Twitter, 1971 war hero and former Navy Chief Admiral (Retd) Arun Prakash wrote – Do we want communal bloodshed? General Ved Prakash Malik, who was the Army Chief of India during the Kargil War in 1999 in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government, has also agreed with this tweet of Arun Prakash.
Hindutva leaders hate speech videos
Social media users are also sharing a video of a program organized by Hindu Yuva Vahini and it also contains speeches inciting violence against Muslims. In this video a resolution is being taken for violence, death and murder to make a Hindu nation.
Tweeting the video clip of Haridwar’s Dharma Sansad, Admiral (Retd) Arun Prakash wrote, “WHY IS THIS NOT BEING STOPPED? With our Jawans facing enemies on 2 fronts, do we want a communal blood-bath, domestic turmoil and international disgrace? Is it difficult to understand that anything which damages national cohesion & unity endangers India’s national security?”
In response to this tweet by Admiral Arun Prakash, General Ved Malik wrote, “Agreed. Such speeches disturb public harmony and affect national security. Action required by Civil Admin.”
Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay also attended the Dharma Sansad held in Haridwar from December 17 to 19. It is seen in the video of the ‘Dharam Sansad’ that Hindutva leaders and sadhus are appealing to Hindus to take up arms against Muslims.
Former Delhi BJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay told the Kolkata-based English daily Telegraph that he was only in the ‘Dharan Sansad’ for 30 minutes on December 19 and no hate speech was given in front of him. In August this year, Upadhyay was briefly arrested for raising slogans that spread violence against Muslims at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar.