Dadri lynching: Bisara welcomes PM Modi’s remark that Hindus, Muslims should fight poverty

"The Prime Minister's remarks are very very important from our point of view. I want to thank him for the comments as it will have deep impact in improving situation here, " village Pradhan (head) of Bisara said.

By: PTI | Dadri | Updated: October 9, 2015 3:34 pm
Dadri: Villagers attend a meeting organised for peace and harmony in Dadri on Wednesday. PTI Photo (PTI10_7_2015_000275A) Bisara villagers attend a meeting organised for peace and harmony in Dadri on Wednesday. (Source: PTI file photo)

Locals of Bisara village in Uttar Pradesh’s Dadri today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that Hindus and Muslims should work together to fight poverty than with each other, saying his comments will have “deep impact” in improving situation in the hamlet where a man was lynched to death following rumour of beef eating.

“The Prime Minister’s remarks are very very important from our point of view. I want to thank him for the comments as it will have deep impact in improving situation here. What he has said is absolutely correct and people will be
impelled to think over his remarks and act accordingly,” village Pradhan (head) of Bisara, Sanjeev Rana told PTI.

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He said the situation in Bisara at present is peaceful and “there is no problem” as a team comprising Hindus and Muslims is holding peace meetings in each part of the village to ensure harmony.

He added the teams are targeting Muslim families especially to see they feel assured of their safety.

“We are taking into confidence Muslim families especially, telling them not be afraid (after what happened 10 days ago). Be it youngsters, elders and women, we are assuring them that such incident won’t recur,” he added.

Modi, in his first comments amid communal overtones in the wake of the lynching incident, had yesterday pitched for communal harmony and brotherhood in the country. During his election rally in Bihar’s Nawada, he had urged
Hindus and Muslims should work together to fight the common enemy of poverty and ignore “irresponsible” statements made by politicians, even if he himself makes any.

Modi had also invoked President Pranab Mukherjee saying the countrymen should follow his message on preserving the core civilisational values of diversity, tolerance and plurality.

“It is the unity, communal harmony, brotherhood and peace that will take the nation forward,” he had said.

50-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq, was lynched to death, while his son Danish left severely injured by a mob on September 28 following allegations that the family had consumed beef.

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  1. V
    Oct 9, 2015 at 11:07 pm
    Welcome move
    1. Y
      Oct 9, 2015 at 6:04 pm
      Very good statement by Modi...lets hope sense prevails
      1. A
        Oct 10, 2015 at 2:53 am
        Modi does not propose any concrete solution or strong laws but makes "completely useless" statement about hindus and muslims fighting poverty together. As expected.
        1. D
          Desy girl
          Oct 9, 2015 at 3:20 pm
          Hindus and Muslims should work together to fight the common enemy of poverty and ignore “irresponsible” statements made by politician. who will practice it?
          1. A
            Oct 9, 2015 at 6:18 pm
            Modi Mukt Bharat !!!
            1. A
              Oct 9, 2015 at 10:10 pm
              It is most welcome suggestion of Narendra ModiPM Modi’s that Hindus, Muslims should fight poverty - But facts remain same for 68 years of our independence that poor remained poor and rich becomes more richer all time.It is a known fact that poverty of poor people and illiteracy of people are two big ets of politicians and to remain in power or come to power, these two factors are most important to all political parties. Swachh politics is more important before going for swachh Bharat .It is very difficult task in Indian politics.
              1. F
                Francis Anthony
                Oct 10, 2015 at 12:17 am
                This proves how helpless the situation is. Nobody can rein in these sectarian elements. They will stick to their agenda and gullible people will continue to fall into their traps.
                1. J
                  Oct 9, 2015 at 8:28 pm
                  Kejriwal should invite Salman Rushdi and Talisma Nazrin in the same way as literary events are nothing to do with communal politics .Can he do it and prove that he is secular ?
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