There has been a gradual up-tick of violence against Hindus in the Muslim-majority Mewat region, which comprises primarily of Nuh district in Haryana. VHP recently constituted a 3-member fact-finding team which unearthed the chilling fact that in the last 25 years, Hindus had totally disappeared from 50 villages in the area. We will be posting full details of the VHP report, shortly.
The fundamentalist pan-Islamic proselytisation movement Tablighi Jamaat was born in Mewat around 100 years back as an offshoot of the Deobandi school of Islam, in order to reform the perceived ‘un-Islamic’ Meo Muslims of the area.
I am from neighboring district of Mewat and have written many times about Mewat (Haryana). It pains me a lot in writing that it has become very difficult for Hindus to live in Mewat now. They are being attacked, humiliated and threatened. Sharing some incidents took place in past one month.
1. On 16th April, Ankit Gautam in Bichhor village (Block – Punhana, Mewat) was attacked by a number of people with illegal weapons. (FIR No. – 0069, 18/04/2020.) Investigation that took place was one sided and matter resulted into compromise.
2. On 18th April in village Chaindeni, block – Nuh (Mewat), A Dalit watchman was attacked by more than 50 people. When police reached, some people threatened not to report FIR. Since he had to live in the village, so he had to compromise.
3. On 20th April, a Dalit boy of Uleta village asked a boy from the Muslim community to return his money. The Muslim boy had beaten the Dalit guy and then went to latter’s home with a number of people. Police complaint was done but police pressurized Dalit boy to compromise and remove SC/ST Act charges.
4. On 22nd April, Mahant Ramdas ji of Moksha Dham Mandir was abused and his clothes were torn off. When Hindus agitated, they were booked against charges of spreading hatred. (FIR – 129/2020, 131/2020.)
5. On 29th April, Lalaram, a Dalit of village Ghaghas of Nagina block, was beaten due to some matter involving children. Later, some so called reputed people pressurized Lalaram not to lodge FIR since he had to live in the same village with the same people.
6. Owner of Jain Medical Store, village Bhadas block Nagina, was looted and threatened to shut off permanently. After so many requests and proofs, Police lodged FIR No 99/2020 in Nagina Police station but no results yet.
7. On 12th May, a Hindu boy Puneet was first humiliated because he had “Choti” (shikha). When he replied, 4-5 Muslim men beat him. When family came to save him, hundred of Muslims came. They pelted stones on the Hindu house and on police vehicles.
7. On 12h May 2020, A Hindu boy Puneet was first humiliated because he had "Choti" (shikha). When he replied 4-5 peacefuls beaten him. When family came to save him then hundred of peacefuls came. They pelted stones on Hindu's house and on police vehicles. pic.twitter.com/6UkA22Yr0L
— Rajender Bainsla (@RajBainsla) May 15, 2020
How long shall this continue? What should helpless Hindus do? Mewat (Nuh) is new Kashmir. There are no news or no debates on national news channels. In fact, not even right wingers are bothered. Awareness must be created.
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