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Droupadi Murmu

Indian President attends anti-Muslim, anti-Christian hate speech event

Indian President Droupadi Murmu attended a hate speech event in Gujarat state as chief guest, where Hindu extremist leader Gautam Khattar stoked fear and hate against Muslims and Christian. A day earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also virtually addressed the event. 

Hindu militants assault Christian pastors over alleged religious conversion

Hindu militants from the Bajrang Dal assauIted pastors over allegations of forced religious conversions in Durg, Chhattisgarh. 

Recently, several Christians were injured in Telangana state after a Hindu mob attacked a local church community over demands that the church be demolished as part of a road-widening project. 

Police open fire at alleged “cattle smugglers,” victims sustain bullet wound

In BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli, police fired at two alleged “cattle smugglers,” who sustained bullet injuries in their legs. 

The incident is the latest in an ongoing trend of violent attacks against predominantly Muslim cattle traders by law enforcement. Over the last month, multiple instances of injuries have occurred due to police firing.

Hindu militant groups distribute sharp-edged tridents at event in Telangana

Hindu militant groups Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal distributed sharp-edged tridents at an event in Telangana’s Khammam. Hindu extremists delivered anti-Muslim hate speeches during the event, declaring that the mass distribution of tridents was to stop cow slaughter, temple destruction, and “love jihad” against Hindu women.

The growing weaponization of violent Hindu supremacists is a cause of concern for the minority Muslim community, who are routinely threatened with mass slaughter by Hindu extremist groups.