Stand promotes ‘terrorism’, says VHP

April 02, 2016 01:27 am | Updated November 17, 2021 01:57 am IST - NEW DELHI:

Days after Rashtriya Swayamsevak (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said there was no need to force anyone to say Bharat Mata ki jai (Glory To Mother India), the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, a part of the larger Sangh Parivar, hit out at the Darul-Uloom, Deoband for passing a fatwa labelling the slogan “un-Islamic”.

“None should now doubt that the Wahabi ideology of Deoband is the real mother of terrorism,” VHP joint general secretary Surendra Jain pointed out.

The Centre for Policy Studies, a think tank with some eminent right-wing thinkers, in its report on the changing religious demography of the Mewat region comprising some districts of Haryana and Rajasthan, alleges that Census data show an “exclusive Muslim pocket” under construction, as the Muslim population of the region has rise sharply.

“They seem to be in the process of establishing an exclusively Muslim pocket in the near future,” the report claims.

Top News Today


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.