#NotInMyName protest today in Ahmedabad

Mishra said a preparatory meeting for seeking permission and holding the protest in Ahmedabad was held on June 29 with a group of concerned citizens.

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published:July 8, 2017 5:15 am
#NotInMyName, Ahmedabad #NotInMyName protest, Gujarat Jan Andolan, crime against minorities, Jan Sangharsh Manch, indian express news New Delhi : Citizens hold placards during a silent protest ” Not in My Name ” against the targeted lynching, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan(PTI6_28_2017_000203b)

A week after thousands of citizens took to the streets and joined #NotInMyName protest against mob violence in around 12 cities in the country, a similar demonstration is slated to held in Ahmedabad on Saturday. “We have secured the necessary permission from the Ahmedabad police commissioner. The venue of the protest will be Bima Nagar near Jhansi ki Rani statue between 3 pm and 6 pm. While many students from the city will be part of the protest, representatives from Jan Sangharsh Manch (JSM), minority groups and trade unions like the Gujarat Federation of Trade Unions are set to join in,” said Pravin Mishra of Gujarat Jan Andolan (GJM), which is organising the protest in association with trade unions and NGOs in the state.

Mishra said a preparatory meeting for seeking permission and holding the protest in Ahmedabad was held on June 29 with a group of concerned citizens. “This campaign is by citizens and not restricted to any day and it is beyond symbolism. Neither is anybody participating as a representative of any organisation nor will there be banner of any. It’s a long drawn struggle against hate,” he said.

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    NZT-48
    Jul 10, 2017 at 4:35 pm
    All the #NotInMyName pseudo secularist self proclaimed custodian of FoS have gone into hiding and have no guts to answer.#BurningBengal
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    NZT-48
    Jul 10, 2017 at 4:34 pm
    Join #SaveBengal Bengal is burning all thanks to Muslim Appea t Politics of Mamata Banerjee Govt. Shame on SILENCE of #NotInMyName Gang
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    NZT-48
    Jul 10, 2017 at 4:33 pm
    Hello #NotInMyName gang, We know that you ppl won't come out for cruelty against Hindus in Bengal, Thanks we stand true! #FakeIntolerance
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    NZT-48
    Jul 10, 2017 at 4:33 pm
    Secular Hindus protested on lynching under #NotInMyName. How many secular Muslims #Bollywood actors will protest today for #SaveBengal ?
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    NZT-48
    Jul 10, 2017 at 4:32 pm
    #NotInMyName #AwardWapsi gangs are silent. #BengalTension Mamata is a disease with no cure.
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    NZT-48
    Jul 10, 2017 at 4:29 pm
    65-year-old Hindu Kartik Ghosh lynched, stabbed to death by a Muslim mob in #BashirhatRiots. His name won't find mention in #NotInMyName placards
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    Kamal Pasha
    Jul 8, 2017 at 1:16 pm
    Modi is going to change the name of India as THE REPUBLIC OF GUJRAT.
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