One Crore Bounty On Sidhu’s Head For Insulting Yogi: Hindu Yuva Vahini

The Logical Indian Crew India

December 6th, 2018 / 6:33 PM

Image Credits: Financial Express

A reward of Rs 1 crore was announced by the right-wing faction, Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV), on Tuesday to anyone who would behead former cricketer and Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for giving an intolerable and abusive commentary towards UP CM Yogi Adityanath in a rally in Rajasthan. Tarun Singh, the president of HYV, Agra unit, threatened to ‘kill’ Sidhu if he ever visited Agra.


Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted by activists

Navjot was targeted by Tarun over his connections with Pakistan and was accused of praising the nation and on the other hand giving unpardonable statements against his own country. “Either Sidhu will have to cross to Pakistan or we will not let him live in India in those circumstances,” he said.

HYV and Vishwa Hindu Mahasangh activists further raised slogans against Sidhu in an attempt to tarnish his image, reported The Times of India.

Navjot’s statement made while addressing a rally on Sunday in Ramganj Mandi, that infuriated the activists was regarding BJP once not being devoted to the folk of the country. “Even chowkidar’s (referring to Prime Minister) dog is not loyal. He is also a chor (thief). And Yogi is the biggest ‘Bhogi’,” he had said.


What Navjot said in the rally

In the rally on Sunday, Navjot attacked the ruling government making several statements. Besides giving statements against Yogi Adityanath, he attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of sitting on Ambani’s lap. “Congress gave us four Gandhis, Rajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, and Rahul Gandhi. But the BJP gave us three Modis, Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi and the one sitting in Ambani’s lap, Narendra Modi,” he had said.  

He further accused the democracy of being run by goons under the BJP and raised questions on “fake promises” made by Narendra Modi, and on the country’s increasing corruption, said a report by Nagaland Post.


The Logical Indian take

Freedom of speech and expression has become a joke in this country. Every other day, someone or the other is openly threatening someone’s life and the administration and authorities are sitting squat. Last year, BJP member Suraj Pal Amu announced a bounty on Deepika Padukone’s head because of the movie Padmavaat. Now, because Sidhu went to Pakistan and spoke out against Yogi Adityanath, another right-wing group flung into action demanding a beheading. In 2019, living in a modern country, where we are aspiring to be as shiny as Japan with a bullet train, demanding beheadings for offending feelings is archaic and draconian. Strict action should be taken against people like them who incite violence and hate.


Also Read: Fingers & Hands That Rise Against PM Modi, Will Be Chopped Off, Broken: BJP MP From Bihar 


Contributors

Written by : Sumanti Sen

Edited by : Poorbita Bagchi

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Pakistan Declares Hindu Temple As National Heritage, Approves Hindu Marriage Bill

Rally Army Cantt Hyderabad

Defence Ministry Allows BJP Yuva Morcha’s Convention In Cantonment, Army Veterans Raise Questions

BRD Hospital Yogi Adityanath

After One Year Of BRD Hospital Tragedy, Yogi Adityanath Blames It On “Internal Politics”

Bajrang Dal Issues “Fatwa” Against Sidhu Over Hugplomacy

Hindu Court

Hindu Mahasabha Sets Up India’s First ‘Hindu Court’, Says Can Give ‘Death Sentence’

All Hindu Daughters To Have Equal Right, Even If They Were Born Before Enactment Of Hindu Succession Act, Says SC

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

Delhi: Only 348 Out Of Over 10,000 Govt Hospital Beds Have Ventilators

News

Meet The School Kids From Kerala Who Have Developed Smart Helmet That Can Prevent Drunk Riding

News

Kerala: State Govt Asks Bankers Not To Attach Property In Flood-Hit Areas

News

Depression Takes Another Life: Bengaluru Techie Commits Suicide After Jumping From Office’s 13th Floor

Get Inspired

Cantonment Board Of Ambala Brings To Life A British Era Defunct Lake

News

Over 41 Martyred & Many Injured In Deadliest Attack In 20 Years: All You Need To Know

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.