Post Tagged with: "Dharma Sansad Haridwar"

Promoting Amity in the Times of Hate

Promoting Amity in the Times of Hate

Last month has seen a series of incidents which are very disturbing, to say the least. They have been promoting hatred, promoting misogyny, targeting Muslim women and abusing the ‘Father of the nation’. Along with this we also came to know the immaculate investigation by The Wire, which tells us the frightening Tek Fog app capable of creating a storm[Read More…]

by 18/01/2022 0 comments India
Rule of Law Vs Rule of Laws

Rule of Law Vs Rule of Laws

There is now a real hunt for coining ever new terms for new upsetting phenomena in society and politics,such as finer terms to denote different degrees of authoritarianism in stead of seeing as a whole the concerted and unremitting campaign to turn the state into a full-fledged fascist state. On the other hand there is a reluctance to examine the[Read More…]

by 14/01/2022 0 comments India
Is The Nation In Crisis?

Is The Nation In Crisis?

At the Dharam Sansad conducted at Haridwar, December 17-19, 2021, by Hindu sants and seers, there were calls for killing Muslims to cleanse Indian society. These are calls for genocide. Speakers also called upon army and police personnel to take up arms to kill Muslims. One speaker reportedly called for socio-economic boycott of Indian Muslims, and stated that governments will[Read More…]

by 09/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Right-Wing Hate Speech Runs Rampant in India’s Elections

Right-Wing Hate Speech Runs Rampant in India’s Elections

A bizarre event took place in northern India between December 17 and December 19, 2021. It was a “religious parliament” (Dharma Sansad) with the theme, “The Future of the Sanatan Dharma in Islamic India: Problem and Solutions.” The event took place in Haridwar, a city in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The speakers—each of them dressed in saffron robes, which are usually[Read More…]

by 05/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Spewing hate & calling for genocide

Spewing hate & calling for genocide

And if this is called Dharma Sansad, there is no other Adharma one can imagine. State’s silence or tacit response, police officer laughing along with accused, which appeared in another viral video also add to the ‘hate’ the state does not want to prevent or punish. *** Our Constitution in the Article 19(1)(a) guaranteed that all citizens of India shall[Read More…]

by 04/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Middle Class Hindus Need To Speak Up Even As Fringe Elements Call The Shots

Middle Class Hindus Need To Speak Up Even As Fringe Elements Call The Shots

by P.S. Sahni & Shobha Aggarwal   Presently India is fast galloping towards a fascist Hindu state. The Muslim, Sikh, Christian minorities as also the Tribals and Dalits in India are facing threats to their very existence and don’t feel safe anymore. The dilemma in which middle class Hindus find themselves today is no different from the predicament faced by[Read More…]

by 03/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Dhanak of Humanity Condemns Haridwar and Delhi hate speeches

Dhanak of Humanity Condemns Haridwar and Delhi hate speeches

Dhanak of Humanity makes a sincere and urgent appeal to all leaders to invest in safeguarding our pluralistic and secular nature by making those spreading hatred and advocating violence accountable for their hate speech Two recent events have been of utmost concern for all who believe in humanity and non-violence. One by the Dharma Sansad, at Haridwar December 17-19, and[Read More…]

by 02/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
From abusing Gandhi to advocating genocide

From abusing Gandhi to advocating genocide

by Alishan Jafri , Neel Madhav and Apoorvanand   The arrest of the foul mouthed Kalicharan is seen as a very courageous step taken by the Chhatisgarh government. Kalicharan, a self-styled Hindu saint was booked by the state police after he made abusive remarks against Mahatma Gandhi at a Dharma Sansad held at Raipur. The meet was called to discuss[Read More…]

by 01/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Letter to PM: Concern at the recent reports emanating from Haridwar in Uttarakhand

Letter to PM: Concern at the recent reports emanating from Haridwar in Uttarakhand

by K.R. Venugopal & E.A.S. Sarma Dear Mr Prime Minister, We are two retired IAS officers, who have served our country both at the State and Union Government levels. We are independent social thinkers with no affiliation to any political party. We have no personal or political agenda in addressing this letter to you. The reason we have taken the[Read More…]

by 01/01/2022 Comments are Disabled India
Five Ex-Armed Forces Chiefs Write To President, PM On Haridwar Hate Speeches

Five Ex-Armed Forces Chiefs Write To President, PM On Haridwar Hate Speeches

Five former chiefs of staff of the armed forces and over a hundred other people including veterans, bureaucrats, and prominent citizens have written to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding “open call of the genocide of Indian Muslims” at various events, most recently in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar and Delhi. The letter also mentions targeting of other minorities[Read More…]

by 01/01/2022 2 comments India
Hindutva is closer to Thuggees than Hinduism

Hindutva is closer to Thuggees than Hinduism

  The open call for genocide against Muslims by some self-styled Hindu leaders at the recent ‘Dharam Sansad’ (Religious Parliament) at Haridwar has stirred a hornet nest.  It has evoked a sharp reaction against the government’s complicity to shield such perpetrators of hate crime and more its inability to punish those disturbing communal peace. However, at another level, it has[Read More…]

by 31/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Hindutva resurrects India’s thuggee tradition

Hindutva resurrects India’s thuggee tradition

There has been some heated discussion in recent weeks in India about whether the term Hindutva is the same as Hinduism or not. For those supporting the ruling BJP regime and the Sangh Parivar– the network of organizations spawned by the Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh – there is no doubt that these two are identical.  For opponents of the Sangh Parivar[Read More…]

by 27/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Poisoning people’s minds to ensure polarisation in the coming polls

Poisoning people’s minds to ensure polarisation in the coming polls

Uttarakhand is in the news for all the wrong reasons at the moment. The video of a meeting of the so-called ‘dharmsansad’ in Hardwar have gone viral on social media where the speakers masquerading as leaders concerned for ‘Hindus’ have used absolutely filthy, gutter level, genocidal language against minorities particularly the Muslims. It is not that these people spoke such[Read More…]

by 26/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Spreading Hate- Inciting Violence: No more a Crime!

Spreading Hate- Inciting Violence: No more a Crime!

After Suraj Pal Amu made derogatory and hate speech, he was made the spokesman for BJP state unit. After the murder of Akhlaq in the beef-cow issue, one of the murder accused died, one central minister (Mahesh Sharma) arrived to put tricolor on the body of the deceased. When 8 lynching accused got bail, Jayant Sinha another Central Minister garlanded[Read More…]

by 25/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Spreading Hate: Open call for Genocide

Spreading Hate: Open call for Genocide

Statement Released on December 24, 2021 at a press conference organized by Anhad. Dr Syeda Hameed, prof Ram Puniyani, Prashant Bhushan, Gauhar Raza, Anjali Bhardwaj, Dev Desai and Shabnam Hashmi addressed the press conference. From December 17 to 19, the ‘Dharma Sansad’ or ‘Religious Parliament’ was organized in Haridwar wherein several religious leaders and those associated with Hindutva extremist organisations[Read More…]

by 24/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India