Gurjars Protest Attack on Marriage Procession by Muslims – Tonk, Rajasthan

Anguished  over the attack on a marriage procession by Muslim miscreants, Gurjar community along with several other Hindu outfits recently protested in Tonk, Rajasthan against the increasing frequency of attacks on Hindus in the region.

The Gurjar marriage procession had been attacked by stone pelting and sharp weapons which left several people injured. The protesters were demanding action against the miscreants involved in the incident from the Sub-divisional Magistrate (SDM).

Snapshot of report in Dainik Bhaskar, about the attack on a Gurjar marriage procession by Muslims in Tonk, Rajasthan on 18 Feb

City vice-president of Yuva Gurjar Mahasabha arrived at mini-secretariat along with other officials of the Mahasabha and members of the community who were sloganeering and protesting against the attack. He submitted a memo addressed to the President and Governor to the SDM’s reader. Condemning the incidents in strong words, he said that the Gurjar community won’t tolerate the attacks on it’s members. He warned that if strict action isn’t taken soon enough, the community will be left with no other option but to start an agitation movement.

He also said that these kind of attacks have become routine. Before the incident in Tonk, women of Raigar community were attacked by some Muslim radicals in Sawai Madhopur. In another case, a Dalit girl was attacked with a knife in Chauth ka Barwara, and is still being treated in Jaipur.

Local BJP MP Sukhbir Singh Jaunpuriya strongly condemned the incidents and said that he wouldn’t tolerate the increasing attacks on poor, laborers, Dalits, traders and other commoners in his region and the perpetrators would have to face consequences. The MP also inquired about the well-being of the victims injured in the attack.

Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad too submitted a memo demanding strict action against the culprits. Condemning such incidents carried out frequently by fanatical members of the Muslim community, they said that such attacks would not be tolerated.

(Source: bhaskar.com)


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