Footage has surfaced of students of an Indian school in Karnataka enacting the demolition of the Babri mosque. The video was initially shared on Twitter by Indian politician. As can be seen in the video, students attack the giant poster of the mosque and then celebrate.
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Exultant students tear the poster down to the great delight of the spectators. The poster of the mosque is then replaced by one of a Hindu temple. The extremist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) flag can be seen brandished in the backdrop.
It is believed that RSS leader Kalladka Bhat owns the school question. Srivastava said there would be serious consequences for politicising the children. “This is the future of education in India when the RSS-BJP takeover of society is complete, This is why it’s our duty to resist,” he wrote.
A school in Karnataka run by a RSS leader is making it's students re-enact the demolition of the Babri Masjid
This is the future of education in India when the RSS-BJP takeover of our society is complete.
And this is why it's our duty to resist.pic.twitter.com/eg7IPzz3zw
— Srivatsa (@srivatsayb) December 16, 2019
Earlier, Pakistan had expressed “deep concern” over India top court’s decision to clear the way for a Hindu temple to be constructed at the site of Babri Masjid, saying that it failed to “uphold the demands of justice”.
India’s Supreme Court ruled that the site in Ayodhya, where Hindu mobs destroyed the 460-year-old mosque in 1992, must be handed over to a trust to oversee the construction of a Hindu temple. Pakistan said that the rising tide of extremist ideology in India, based on the belief of Hindu supremacy and exclusion, was a threat to regional peace and stability.
It urged of the Modi government to guarantee the protection of Muslims, their lives, rights and properties and avoid being “yet again a silent spectator of Muslims becoming the victims of Hindu extremists and fanatics”.
The Karnataka police have registered an FIR against four governing council members of a school that made its students enact the demolition of Babri Mosque on stage as part of a cultural event. The school, Shri Rama Vidya Kendra, is run by an RSS leader. The police have so far booked members of the school’s governing body.
This function was attended by Union minister Sadananda Gowda and Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, news agency ANI said in a report.
The people who have been booked are identified as – Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat, Narayan Somayyaji, Vasanth Madhav and Chinnappa Kotiyan. They have been booked for commuting a willful and malicious act designed to provoke religious sentiments and uttering words with conscious intention to hurt the religious feelings of a person.