‘Dare to dream’: Prakash Javadekar speaks out against intolerance
Prakaraju Javadehkar, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, has spoken out against the rising intolerance of the BJP-led state government.
Speaking at a public event, Mr Javadehar said the recent spate of attacks on Hindu temples and houses in Uttar Pradesh has led to the emergence of intolerance in the country.
Mr Javadehrkar said, “We are witnessing the emergence now of intolerance and bigotry in the state government of Uttar [Punjab].”
We have witnessed the emergence in the recent attacks on temples and homes.
This is the first time in a long time, that the government of the country has reacted strongly to such attacks,” Mr Javadeshkar said.
Mr Ravindra Singh, the leader of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the BJP’s youth wing, condemned the recent violence against Hindu and Christian communities in Uttar and said he was very disturbed by the incidents.”
“The BJP should not have gone into politics without fighting against intolerance,” Mr Singh added.”
The BJP has been under attack from within and without from within its own ranks since the party’s formation in 2009.”
The BJP should not have gone into politics without fighting against intolerance,” Mr Singh added.
The BJP has been under attack from within and without from within its own ranks since the party’s formation in 2009.