Dabholkar murder case: Sanatan distributed pamphlets hailing ‘jihadi militant’ to fan fire, says CBI

CBI had arrested Sanatan Sanstha seeker Dr Virendra Tawde in the Dabholkar murder case on June 10.

Written by Chandan Shantaram Haygunde | Pune | Updated: October 5, 2016 11:52 am
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The charge-sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case says Sanatan Sanstha distributed pamphlets glorifying a “jihadi militant in Kashmir” in Hindu temples in Kolhapur, causing a riot-like situation in 2006.

CBI had arrested Sanatan Sanstha seeker Dr Virendra Tawde in the Dabholkar murder case on June 10. The probe agency has named Tawde along with Sanatan seekers Vinay Pawar, missing since 2009, Sarang Akolkar, an absconding accused in the October 2009 Goa blast case, as prime suspects. CBI claims Akolkar and Pawar shot Dabholkar on August 20, 2013 at 7.25 pm on the Omkareshwar bridge in Pune.

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CBI filed charge sheet against Tawde on September 8, giving details of “incriminating activities” of Sanatan Sanstha involving Tawde and his aides to show the enmity or hatred between Sanstha and Dabholkar.

The charge-sheet mentions an incident of June 2006 involving a Kolhapur native Irfan Attar. “As per media reports, Attar joined jihadi militants in Kashmir and was later killed during an encounter with the Indian security forces. After this incident, a meeting was held at Hindu Ekta Office in Kolhapur during which Madhukar Nazre, Kailash Kaingade and other Sanatan activists were present. They were worried that even after the aforesaid incident, Kolhapur city was silent. It was proposed by Nazre to publish pamphlets stating – “Irfan Attar Amar Rahe” and distribute those in Hindu temples so that people would be provoked against Muslims. Accordingly, Kaingade, who was running computer classes near Sai Mandir at Kalamba in Kolhapur, volunteered to take print-outs of the message “Irfan Attar Amar Rahe” on his computer system. Sanatan activists distributed these print-outs under the directions of Nazre in Jyotiba temple in Kolhapur. As the news spread in the city, there was riot- like situation as the people were agitated. Nazre gave a memorandum to police inspector Bharatkumar Rane in Kolhapur against unknown persons for distributing anti-national pamphlets in Hindu temples. In reality, Nazre himself had got the pamphlets published,” the CBI charge sheet says.

Sanatan Sanstha’s legal advisor and Tawde’s lawyer Sanjiv Punalekar said, “This incident mentioned in the charge sheet has absolutely nothing to do with the Dabholkar murder case. Also, there was no FIR registered with the police regarding this incident.”

The charge sheet also says Sanatan Sanstha believed Dabholkar was anti-Hindu and the force behind the Anti-Superstition Bill under consideration of the Maharashtra government. (The bill was passed after Dabholkar’s murder).

The charge sheet further states that Tawde had “personal differences/animosity” with Dabholkar which went back to 2002. It mentions an incident on December 12, 2002, in which Tawde opposed Dabholkar after a programme organised by Parit Caste on the death anniversary of Sant Gadge Maharaj where Dabholkar was a guest speaker.

The charge sheet also mentions how Tawde planned to oppose a rally by Communist Party of India, led by Govind Pansare, in Kolhapur city, against Kanchi Karveer Peeth Shankaracharya Shri Jayendra Saraswati regarding “Sankarraman murder case” in September 2004.

Apparently, Tawde was also arrested by Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Maharashtra police in Govind Pansare murder case. Just like Dabholkar, two unidentified persons had opened fire on Pansare and his wife Uma while the couple was returning home from morning walk on February 16, 2015. Pansare succumbed on February 20. Uma received a bullet injury, but survived.

Meanwhile, the Dabholkar case charge sheet also talks about a “provocative” article in “Sanatan Prabhat” published on August 18, 2014 (two days before the murder), along with a sketch captioned “Dharmdrohi Kayda Bargalala (Anti-Religion Bill falls flat),” which showed the three hands of Hindu Janjagruti Samiti (HJS), Hindutvawadi and Warkari organisations stabbing the “demon” Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti with a flag pole.

The charge sheet also mentions a protest march carried out by Tawde and others after the 2006 Mumbai train blasts during which multiple Muslim shops near Shivaji statue in Kolhaour were vandalized. It also states “how as per Tawde’s suggestion, Nazre and other activists interrupted the activity of a Christian pastor Vijay Phillip who was luring Hindu women to embrace Christianity”.

Tawde’s lawyer Sanjiv Punalekar, however, said, “All these incidents mentioned in charge sheet have no relation with the murders. CBI is trying to show that Tawde is an aggressive activist. But that does not mean he is a killer. Tawde is innocent and has been falsely arrested to hide the real killers.”

From Dabholkar murder charge sheet: part-II

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    chandra
    Feb 8, 2017 at 5:31 am
    How shameful the support of the govt to this Hindu terrorist organization.Pansare,Dabolkar,Kalburgi all murdered by them still BJP will not ban this organization as it is part of the Sangh Pariwar.
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      IslamForFools
      Oct 4, 2016 at 10:37 pm
      Jihadi media personnels shud b punished by Hindus for Hindu genovide
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        IslamForFools
        Oct 4, 2016 at 11:25 pm
        Proud of Santana sanstha, proud of nathuramji godse. Enough secularism, enough tolerance of Islamic terrorism
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          SubbuI
          Oct 5, 2016 at 6:45 am
          YOU HAVE TO BLAME RSS ONLY FOR SUCH DREADED ORGANISATIONS WHOlt;br/gt;ARE FINANCED AND SUPPORTED BY RSS. SO MODI MUST BAN RSS(Day dream)
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            Rohith
            Oct 5, 2016 at 11:41 am
            This has been the modus opei of RSS and their rabid cohorts. Create hatred against minorities and Dalits, divide the society and grab the power through such illicit means. A couple of years ago, they unfurled stan flag on a tahsildar office in Hubli and then blamed it on local Muslim youth.
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              khaja
              Oct 5, 2016 at 10:07 am
              It seems that everything is Drama, how come CBI frame all these irrelevant in charge sheet, w world knew these people activities since long, nothing new to elaborate by CBI, ultimate aim is to relieve Tawde and charges on so called absconding Terrorists. In other words, Formality is going on, public is fool.
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                Ashok Mazumdar
                Oct 5, 2016 at 7:27 am
                Tawde May Be Dead like Swama Prasad Mukherji.
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                  Devisahai Meena
                  Oct 5, 2016 at 3:58 am
                  Sanathan Sanstha / supersious forces ought to be buried to enable Indian society full of diversities , flourish .
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                    Praveen Redkar
                    Oct 7, 2016 at 11:22 am
                    Did Sanatan Sanstha/ Dr. Athavale really ask Hindus to �become like Naxals to save dharma?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Answer : It has been blown out of context. Sanatan Sanstha preaches that Hindus should be active in opposing the denigration of Hinduism. Even the famous playwright Vijay Tendulkar once said, “Shoot Narendra Modi, wherever you find him.” It merely was an expression of dissent against Modi’s alleged tyranny.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Do you conduct arms training as the papers have reported? How often and whom do you train?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The Consution of India grants every citizen the right to self-defence. Accordingly, the Sanatan Sanstha preaches that self-defence is the need of the hour. In these cles, we are not teaching how to attack others and damage property.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The Sanstha only encourages �awa��reness and tries to �create an �awa�kening about the right given by the Consution for self-�defence. During this training, we do not teach how to use dangerous weapons.
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                      PRAVIN S
                      Oct 5, 2016 at 5:12 am
                      RSSS is not native of india, active members were british informers, lt;br/gt;Never allowed tricolor flaglt;br/gt;Distributed sweets when Ga ndhi diedlt;br/gt;Sava rkar was behind parion lt;br/gt;Want to replace consti tuition by manu smritilt;br/gt;Want to replace parliament by dharms ansad lt;br/gt;see ra pists / pe dophile as aram lt;br/gt;ter rorists prag ya / puro hit / pan dey / ase manand lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;now selling nationalism – and want hindu rashtra lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;it is arya-bra hminists game of concentration of productive forces to eat malai under hindu umbrella
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                        sahil
                        Oct 5, 2016 at 12:19 pm
                        under pressure by Dalit movement jhandelwalan's hidden skeletons being bared by CBI, but this is just the tip of the iceberg. Unfortunately India was always and will remain a nation of communal hatred.
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                          usam
                          Oct 5, 2016 at 6:17 pm
                          ROFL - special logic from a cowdung smoker. you bravest of hindutva cowards - how many muslims have you killed?
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                            usam
                            Oct 5, 2016 at 3:26 am
                            a cowardly narcissist at that upvoting his own ic comment! ROFL! SO HOW MANY MUSLIMS HAVE YOU - YOU BRAVEST OF HINDUTVA COWARDS - KILLED?
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                              usam
                              Oct 5, 2016 at 3:32 am
                              a cowardly narcissist at that upvoting his own ic comment! ROFL! SO HOW MANY MUSLIMS HAVE YOU - YOU BRAVEST OF HINDUTVA COWARDS - KILLED?
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                                usam
                                Oct 5, 2016 at 3:32 am
                                are you proud of holy cow? why dont you get all your holy cows and house them in your large home? why dont you gather all the frickin gobar, ly8ing on the streets for you holy sheeiiit? for a change, do a bit of social service instead of trying to prove, forvever in vain - how brave you are
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                                  usam
                                  Oct 5, 2016 at 3:32 am
                                  caste system? you must be proud of it! no one give's a rats about a cowdungsmoking coward who has exactly 2 braincells - one prohindutva (aka hindutaliban) another anitislam. any religion that promotes such visceral hatred, and enslaves its own and subjectss them to apartheid for millennia upon millennia is not fit for humanity. it may interest you to know that mahmud of ghazni raped hindu women inside the somnath temple - not a single one of your gods out of 33 cr, neither the 'mighty' power of your vedas, puranas, manucode could stop one mahmud of ghazni from raping hindu women - of course your cowardly hindutva ancestors stood and watched...
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                                    usam
                                    Oct 5, 2016 at 5:22 pm
                                    how are talking turkey - the odious brahmans iand the RSS who want to perpetuate the caste system, holy cow nonsense, and other idiocy. by the way - did ravan have 10 heads? was there really a flying half ape human? do they exist?
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                                      usam
                                      Oct 5, 2016 at 6:15 pm
                                      that is because god is a figment of human imagination
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                                        usam
                                        Oct 5, 2016 at 3:26 am
                                        the bravest hindutva coward has spoken! how many muslims have you killed? typical cowdung smoker's logic. a murder has been committed and your tiny mind of 2 braincells can think of denigrating a religion. you are the mascot for hindutva cowardice. are you by any chance referring to that 'famous' religion whose shining and crown jewel is the caste system that forces the low castes to go down the man to clean human sewage, that prevents their entry into temples and schools, that routinely allows for upper castes to rape low caste women, and has subjected them to millenia upon millenia of enslavement and apartheid? when are you going to syria to fight the ISIS
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                                          Warangalvoice
                                          Oct 5, 2016 at 11:14 am
                                          90% of the Hindu are not communal but RSS people are spreading hatred among the people for the power. I have many friends from both communities and they never hate each other. I think it is high time for all true Indians to be united and fight against such forces. India is first and we all are Indians we have the right to follow whatever we want. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;In fact, media should play a big role today to unite the India but very unfortunate to see even they are adding fuel to it for their own benefit. We, common man should think about it seriously and act!!!
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                                            Swamy
                                            Oct 5, 2016 at 8:29 am
                                            Do not fall prey to this persons hateful comment, He is similar to Tawde in disguise who distributed anti national pamphlets himself then named Muslims for it. No religion preaches hatred nor destruction.Rama killed Brahman Ravana for a reason, Gazni destro Somnath for a reason, to snatched wealth of the three swarnas who grab wealth of poor Hindus in the name of God and get richer , whereas common men suffers at the feet of Lord Somnath.Target was not Lord Somnath but Brahmans.
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