There is growing ‘religious fanaticism’ under the guise of the Constitution: RSS
New Delhi: There is growing “religious fanaticism” and “acts of communal hysteria” in the country under the guise of “Constitution and religious freedom”, the RSS said in its annual report while warning against “plans” to a particular community to enter the machinery of government. to advance his “malicious” agenda.
“The dreaded form of religious fanaticism growing in the country has resurfaced in many places. The brutal murders of activists of Hindu organizations in Kerala, Karnataka are an example of this threat. The series of despicable acts revealing communal hysteria, gatherings, demonstrations, violation of social discipline, customs and conventions under the guise of the Constitution and religious freedom, inciting violence by inciting meager causes, promoting illegal activities, etc. say, report it Indian Express.
There appear to be plans made by a particular community to enter the machinery of government, he said, alleging a deep-seated conspiracy with a long-term goal of increasing its population.
The report was released during the three-day meeting of the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) – the RSS’ highest decision-making body – in Ahmedabad. At the meeting, the RSS took stock of the work done by the Sangh over the past year, charted the future course of action and discussed issues of national importance facing the nation.
The RSS in its report also raised concerns about the continued and planned conversion of Hindus.
“There are continuous reports of planned conversion of Hindus in different parts of the country like Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh etc. This challenge has a long history but, lately, different news ways to convert new groups are being adopted,” the report says.
“It is true that social and religious leaders and institutions in Hindu society have to some extent awakened and become active in controlling this trend. It seems necessary to make joint and coordinated efforts in this direction in a more planned way.
While on the one hand Hindu society is “waking up” and “standing up with self-respect”, the Sangh says, there are “hostile forces which do not tolerate this”, according to the RSS report.
The RSS report also expressed concern over the post-election violence in West Bengal and the blocking of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s convoy in Punjab.
“Competition is essential in the political field, but it must be done in a healthy spirit and must be the responsibility of democracy; the race should facilitate ideological reflection and strengthen the development of society… The most condemnable incident of the stopping of the convoy of the honorable Prime Minister of the country in the name of the unrest of the farmers on the main road while he was going for a scheduled program, was certainly a security challenge; but at the same time, this heinous act also raised questions about political decorum, the relationship between the central state, sentiment towards constitutional positions, etc. “, says the report, according to the newspaper.
(With PTI entries)