Kolkata: The violence in Bangladesh in opposition to the Hindus is elevated on Monday throughout the immersion of Durga idols. Although the Bangladesh authorities is claiming it to be a pre-planned occasion, ISKCON Kolkata’s vp Radharaman Das by way of the Free Press Journal that it needs to attraction to the federal government to take strict measures instantly in order that the lives of the minorities are saved.
FPJ- Did you get any reply from the Prime Minister’s workplace over the Bangladesh violence?
Das- No, although we didn’t get any direct reply however we’ve got heard that the Ministry of Exterior Affairs are in talks with the Bangladesh administration and are engaged on the difficulty.
FPJ-Did you get in contact with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as she could be very near ISKCON?
Das- Really it is a very delicate Worldwide situation so we’ve got contacted Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However didi has expressed her concern over the difficulty and has despatched us a letter.
FPJ- Bangladesh Residence Minister Asadutjaman Khan claimed that the violence is a pre-planned incident. Do you suppose the identical?
Das- The Bangladesh authorities is attempting to curb the issue and has despatched military and police to the spots and have additionally arrested the one who had saved the Quran on Hanuman’s idol purposely to create rigidity after which uploaded it on social media. Their Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and different ministers are additionally being vocal in opposition to the violence.
FPJ- Regardless of the arrest, the violence in Bangladesh is continuous.
Das- That’s the fundamental concern. The electrical energy, cellular networks and even web companies are suspended from Hindu areas. A ten-year-old lady was gang-raped on Sunday and she or he died. A devotee from Mayapur referred to as a devotee there and the devotee from Bangladesh claimed that no ladies is being spared and is being raped. The Hindus are in serious trouble and helpless as many villages are additionally being torched.
FPJ- Any attraction that you simply wish to make to the Bangladesh authorities?
Das- The one attraction is to save lots of the lives of Hindus and to revive cellular companies in order that at instances of emergency individuals can name involved individuals for assist. Worldwide ISKCON household is step by step getting utterly shattered as on Ashtami the Durga idol needed to be immersed which by no means occurred within the historical past.
FPJ- Did you get any letter from the United Nations?
Das- No we didn’t. I wrote a letter on Saturday and we nonetheless have not acquired something. Does crime cease on weekends? One other disgrace is nobody in India together with the Bollywood celebrities are arising for the Hindus. If another faith is harassed then everyone would have been united. The violence ought to cease instantly as these being attacked have additionally fought for Bangladesh’s freedom.
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Printed on: Monday, October 18, 2021, 11:17 PM IST