Radical Hindu mob gathers outside mosque in MP

Days after a mob led by Hindu outfits attacked a mosque in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district, another incident of people gathering outside a mosque with saffron flags and shouting slogans has reportedly taken place in Rajgarh district on Sunday. In a video shared online, a large number of people can be seen with saffron flags with the Hindu deity Hanuman printed on it, gathered outside a mosque and shouting various slogans including 'Jai Shri Ram'. The incident was reported from outside the Markaz Masjid in Jirapur, Rajgarh when some Hindu outfits were taking out a rally for Ram Temple. However, no untoward incident occurred as no one from the Muslim community interfered or tried to confront the gathering. Several similar incidents have occured in Madhya Pradesh in the past few days in Ujjain, Mandsaur, Dhar- regions that are a stronghold of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

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Source of information Fact Finding Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
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Date of incident: January 04, 2021
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • Name of the victim : nil
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Rajgarh
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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