West Bengal violence: Justice Dhingra and team tell Rajnath Singh Hindus being targeted in Basirhat

Addressing the media after the meeting, professor Rohit Roy said the events in Bengal were serious, and could soon spread to other parts of the country.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:July 8, 2017 1:57 am
west bengal communal clashes, baduria clashes, rajnath singh, facebook post triggers clashes, mamata banerjee, k n tripathi, india news, indian express During the meeting, which lasted nearly an hour, Rajnath Singh is learnt to have assured them that the matter would be looked into, though law and order is a state subject.

A delegation including former judge S N Dhingra met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over the communal violence at Basirhat in West Bengal and alleged that Hindus were being targeted in the flare-up.

During the meeting, which lasted nearly an hour, Singh is learnt to have assured them that the matter would be looked into, though law and order is a state subject.

Maj Gen P K Sehgal, lawyer Shoumendu Mukherjee and professor Rohit Roy were part of the delegation.

Addressing the media after the meeting, Roy said the events in Bengal were serious, and could soon spread to other parts of the country. The team submitted a signed memorandum asking Singh to initiate a probe involving local TMC leadership.

Justice (retd) Dhingra told The Indian Express, “The delegation explained the situation to the Home Minister. He heard it all, but showed his inability to do much. He said that since law and order is the state government’s subject, the Centre cannot do much at this stage. However, he said the Centre was keeping an eye on the situation.”

Justice (retd) Dhingra probed grant of licences to developers in Gurgaon by the previous Congress government of Haryana and, in his report, alleged irregularities in grant of licence to Skylight Hospitality of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

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    CP
    Jul 9, 2017 at 6:32 pm
    Please also tell Mr Rajnath that Christians and Muslims in other states are also being targeted. Also the true Hindus are being targeted by the false hindu radicals in India.
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      Ashok Saran
      Jul 9, 2017 at 6:08 am
      complicity of local TMC ,MLA should be investigated by the state govt in all fairness. that can at least assuage the local's temper. in all fairness the TMC has a lot to answer in rise of incidences of communal riots that are happening during the second term of mamata ji.
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        Rajendra Babu
        Jul 9, 2017 at 9:15 pm
        Who instigated communal violence and who is responsible for flare up. this needs to be probed and perpetrators of crime including media and fake news photo shop s should be arrested for creating communal violence.
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          George Cruz
          Jul 10, 2017 at 12:08 am
          There is a saying "One doesn't need mirror to look at the palm" and very true in this case where the illiterate, illegal, Bangladeshi Muslims have shown their discard for law/order by committing heinous crimes against the inclusive/peaceful Hindus just based on the a Facebook post. While there are complaints about some of the police who didn't intervene while these illiterate Bangladeshi Muslim weed were committing heinous crimes should be investigated. The order of the day is the cleansing of this junk weed from W.Bengal and exporting this Muslim junk back to Bangladesh.
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        George Cruz
        Jul 9, 2017 at 4:19 am
        The Trinamool Congress (TMC) and its leader Mamata Banerjee has courted millions of illegal, illiterate, worthless Bangladeshi Muslims into W. Bengal for vote bank politics, and now she is witnessing the atrocities the Muslims can inflict on the peaceful Hindu communities. It is just like feeding milk to poisonous snakes which could bite back anytime.
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          BiswajitHalder
          Jul 8, 2017 at 11:19 pm
          West bengal Violence are created from present past govt.bengal is dominet for all hindi bhashi but oneday is come to situation is very serious .all hindi bhasi to disturb and noising polution and to local politics in all leadesr of mostly town area contral by behari hindu muslim all are dominet educated bengali this the actual fact.uneducated bengali if bust imidiate and serious situtation to violance of all lootera is waiting for this situtation.
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            Murthy
            Jul 8, 2017 at 9:41 pm
            More the appea t, more riots like this will happen. Check it out, "In a family of three or four children, if one child is constantly appeased, that child will attack other children, attack the parents also, break things in the house, knowing fully well, that all others will appease that child. Even Media Mama will not find any fault with it. It is all human psychology. What is happening to Hindhus in Bangladesh is now happening in India's West Bengal itself. Muslims will trouble Non-Muslims at the slightest opportunity. Ethnic Cleansing is integral to Islam.
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              Babloo
              Jul 8, 2017 at 9:57 pm
              True. Only hope is as Hindus become educated and study history they will become aware of the murderous impact of islam over Hindus since it came to south asia from arabia.
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              manish
              Jul 8, 2017 at 4:01 pm
              justice dhingra ko bas shoo kah do and he will try to bite all in opposition on his masters orders, aise hi judges hain hamare higher courts main. Indian express and other credible newspapers like the Hindu has already reported both the houses of hindus and muslims were burnt and about 28 people from both sides were arrested by TMC govt within 48 hours, but BJP fir bhi mahol kharab karna chah rahi hai. Funny that it is always under BJP govt under centre than Hindus which are 80 of our popultaion feel insecure. Because they are always trying to create communal riots to get votes.
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                Murthy
                Jul 8, 2017 at 9:35 pm
                "... credible newspapers like The Hindu....." Oh yah? Say no more....
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                  Ashok Saran
                  Jul 9, 2017 at 6:13 am
                  the Hindu is not a credible newspaper from the days modi become P M. the news paper is notoriously biased in its narrative.
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                AKG
                Jul 8, 2017 at 2:21 pm
                M AHMAD -- ABE CHOOTIYE CONVERT TERI MAA KI . AB YAHAN GANDHI JAISE DALLON KA RAJ NAHI HAI. TAMASHA TO TUM MURADABAD AUR GUJRAT ME DEKH CHUKE HO LAGTA HAI "DIL ABHI BHARA NAHIN".
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                  Popi Dutta
                  Jul 8, 2017 at 9:49 am
                  For believers Defamation of God can be taken care of by God Himself as God is omnipotent and if He is believed to exist, He can punish it Himself. It is the people who has no faith in God or have personal agenda flung into action on behalf of God as if God is impotent. Man can take action only to protect what he has made not what is God's arena. If religion is devoid of logic, it is to be discarded. There are Islamic States, mind it but there is no Hindu State or Christian State based on religion. So, it is a matter for concern where such aim to turn a country into a Theological State will necessarily bring about a clash of civilisations and aim of Islamic State will lead to such inevitable clashes because Religion is personal and all Religions are to practice it personally without imposing it on others.
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