Comparing the Bharatiya Janata Party’s rule with the British Empire, Mehbooba Mufti, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and president of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s silence as he claimed the BJP was pitting Hindus against Muslims. All over the country.
“Muslims are being provoked to react so that these people get a chance to run another episode like this in Gujarat or UP. The British turned the Hindus against the Muslims, today the BJP is doing it. The Prime Minister is watching in silence. His party did worse than expected from opinion polls, which saw them at gaining about a third of the support.
Taking potshops in BJP-ruled states, the Mufti claimed that all these states were competing against each other in harassing Muslim citizens. “We are trying to turn the country into Gujarat model, UP model, Assam model, MP model – whatever you want to say. The chief ministers are competing against each other to see who can cause the most trouble to the Muslims. So, the problems of temples and mosques are being raised, ”the Mufti added.
Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Ram Nabami was referring to recent communal riots across the country after Ram Navami and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Bishwa Sharma also demanded a clear digging in the controversial statement that “the word madrasa should be. Existence is over”.
Speaking at a media meeting organized by the RSS-affiliated weekly Panchjanya and the organizers, Sarma said, “The word madrasa itself should be non-existent. Unless this madrasa is remembered, children can never be doctors or engineers.
“If you ask a child when he is admitted to a madrasa, no child will agree. Children are admitted to madrassas in violation of human rights, ”he added.
Surveys and access to religious sites such as the Shahi Idgah Mosque in Mathura and the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi have been petitioned in a number of courts, while several Hindu petitioners have claimed that the temples were demolished during the Mughal period. Last week, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a conclave in London, claimed that the BJP had “spread kerosene all over the country and that a spark could be a big problem for everyone”.