The Collective Silence on the Law Targeting Muslims Christians and Women

On Friday March 4, the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Haryana introduced the Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religious Bill, 2022 in the Vidhan Sabha. This step by the Haryana government follows similar moves by Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Karnataka, all BJP run states. These have been later passed as laws.

“Dinesh Bharti will Come with a sword if Friday Namaz takes Place Anywhere in Gurugram,” said Proxy Hindutva Boy 

On 5th November, Hindu right-wing groups celebrated Goverdhan Puja at sector 12A of Gurugram where Namaz had been taking place every Friday. The celebration Puja was organised after the Gurugram administration on Tuesday, 2 November, withdrew permission for performing namaz at eight of the 37 designated sites, citing objection by locals.