Ground Report | New Delhi: BJP against Kashmiri Muslims; A controversy has erupted in Jammu and Kashmir over the statement of BJP leader and former MLC Vikram Randhawa against those celebrating India’s defeat in the T20 World Cup. Vikram Randhawa said that those celebrating the defeat of India should not only be beaten to death, but their Indian citizenship should also be abolished.
BJP against Kashmiri Muslims
A video of Vikram Randhawa has gone viral on social media in which he is seen making this statement.
Randhawa said, “In Jammu, 22-23-year-old girls walking in a burqa and in Kashmir wearing jackets are raising slogans of Pakistan Zindabad by tossing them in the air. These 21-22-year-old girls have shown affection for Pakistan in their veins. looked after. Why didn’t they celebrate Pakistan’s second victory?
“Let them make it a plight that the generations to come should also remember the consequences of living in India, raising slogans against India, or creating a ruckus in favor of another country. Their parents should also realize this. What kind of children they have produced.”
In this video, Randhawa is also saying, “If triple talaq was given on WhatsApp, then Namaz should be offered on WhatsApp also, why do we study on the road.” His statement has been strongly opposed by the Muslim community. Many people have demanded the police to take action against them.
Vikram Randhawa said that the video has been tampered with and his statement has been shown in the wrong context. At the same time, BJP has distanced itself from Randhawa’s statement. BJP spokesperson Sunil Sethi said that this is Randhawa’s personal statement. We want inclusive development of all regions.
“To us, people of all parts of Jammu and Kashmir are equally important and we want peace and progress in the entire union territory,” he said. In this regard, Jammu Senior Superintendent of Police Chandan Kohli said, “Cognizance of the matter is being taken.”
“So good to see this man making friends with Kashmiri people! He should be made an example out of and the law should deal with him firmly to dissuade others from being as abusive as this man has been,” former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said on Twitter.
“What a shame. There seems to be race to abuse muslims.Wannabes, non-entities all pitch in their bit for some publicity. Will this ever end?” asked Peoples Conference general secretary Imran Reza Ansari.
BJP show causes leader
The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday issued a show-cause notice to its senior leader Vikram Randhawa for hurting the religious sentiments of a particular community. An FIR has been lodged against the former MLC at Trikuta Nagar police station.
As per reports, Randhawa has been booked under sections 295-A and 505(2) of the Indian Penal Code.
It may be noted that a video of Randhawa has gone viral on social media in which the BJP leader allegedly made derogatory remarks against Kashmiri Muslims after events celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in a T20 World Cup cricket match.