Do Not Communalise Muslim Man Lynching Incident, Say Local Outfits
Slogans like “Bhaichara Ekta Zindabad” energised the mood as a whiff of air ruffled the red flags here on Sunday, days after attempts were made by the Right-wing elements to give communal colour to an untoward incident of an alleged murder of a Muslim youth in the India’s most backward district.
Tensions were stoked in Nuh, a Meo Muslims-dominated district of Haryana, in recent days after mahapanchayats were held in multiple Haryana villages in support of those arrested for allegedly lynching 25-year-old Asif Khan….
In a response, during a public convention organised on Sunday in Nuh’s Gandhi Park, people assembled to drive home the message that the attempts to “communalise” the recent incident will be countered. Held under the guidance of Nagarik Manch of Mewat, a joint forum of multiple local organisations, a call was also given to promote unity and equanimity in the region….