Hindu leader covers eyes to avoid Muslim anchor

Ajay Gautam, founder of right-wing organisation 'Hum Hindu', was invited to the News24 studio for a debate on the Zomato controversy where he refused to even look at a Muslim TV anchor. The incident was not part of the original video uploaded by the news channel on YouTube on 1 August. A short clip was later circulated and many on Twitter slammed Gautam for his actions. After the incident, the TV channel has decided not to invite Gautam to its studio.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Business premises
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Business premises Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Date of incident: August 01, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Hate Speech
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Saud Mohammad Khalid
    Name of Perpetrator Pandit Ajay Gautam
    State Delhi
    District/City New Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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