'Are We Afraid of Bangladesh?': Indian Nationalists Slam Modi's 'Inaction' Over Attacks on Hindus
"Our brothers are being killed in Bangladesh," says @VHPDigital, as it held a massive demonstration at the @bdhc_delhi to protest the recent killings of Hindus in #Bangladesh— Dhairya Maheshwari (@dhairyam14) October 20, 2021
The VHP has called for a fact-finding team of Indian MPs to be sent to Dhaka to probe the violence. pic.twitter.com/51AkDbXWN2
“The Government of Bharat [India] should act tough and exert all appropriate pulls and pressures on the government of [Bangladesh] Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, so that her government would proactively disallow any sort of persecution and discrimination of the indigenous minority Hindus in her country”, VHP Joint General Secretary Dr Surinder Jain said in his address at the Bangladesh High Commission.
VHS Maharashtra Team today held peaceful demonstration outside the Dy High Commission of Bangla Desh in Mumbai at World Trade Centre Police arrested VHS Volunteers & have taken them to Cuffe Parade Police Station— Virat Hindustan Sangam (@vhsindia) October 20, 2021
Protest was against the killing of Hindus in Bangladesh@Swamy39 pic.twitter.com/sbfj4IbliV
Why is BJP govt not protesting on the issue of the developing genocide of Hindus in Bangla Desh? Are we afraid of BD? After the fear of Chinese aggression in Ladakh, we are cowed by Taliban take over of Afghanistan and want to talk with them. Will we be next afraid of Maldives?— Subramanian Swamy (@Swamy39) October 20, 2021
“We note that the government of Bangladesh has reacted promptly to ensure control of the situation, including the deployment of the law-enforcement machinery”, Indian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said on 14 October.
UN Demands Action, PM Hasina Urges Restraint
We condemn the recent violent attacks on Hindu temples and businesses in Bangladesh during the Durga Puja celebrations. Our thoughts are with the Hindu community as we urge authorities to investigate fully. Freedom of religion or belief is a human right.— Ned Price (@StateDeptSpox) October 19, 2021
“We must urge people not to react. If someone dishonours the holy Quran, the Quran does not give us the authority to go and vandalise something that belongs to their religion. Even if it is not right, and may be a crime, we must remember that Islam does not give such authority to any Muslim”, Hasina told her Cabinet colleagues, as per a report on the local website Bdnews24.com.