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BJP’s Kapil Mishra building ‘Hindu Ecosystem’ team, calls for recruits on social media

A Google form circulating on social media asks respondents if they have interests in 'gauraksha', fighting love jihad, 'Hindu ekta' among other issues.

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New Delhi: BJP leader Kapil Mishra has been urging people to join a ‘Hindu Ecosystem’ team by circulating a Google form on social media platforms. On Tuesday, Mishra claimed that 18,000 people have already signed up for it and they will be contacted via SMS and email after two days.

He earlier claimed that 5,000 people had joined the team within three hours of the form’s release.

One of the questions in the form asks respondents if they have any special area of interests such as “gauraksha, gausewa, fight ‘love jihad’, ghar wapasi, halal, mandir nirmal, Hindu ekta, sewa in general”.

The form also asks for personal information such as a respondent’s full name, address, mobile number and profession. The last section is a declaration; by clicking yes, a respondent commits to joining the ‘Hindu Ecosystem’ team.

Naveen Kumar, head of the Delhi BJP’s media cell, however told ThePrint that the party has no knowledge of Mishra’s initiative.

Mishra had courted controversy earlier this year in February for raising an inflammatory slogan — ‘goli maaro saalo ko’ — at a pro-Citizenship Amendment Act rally in northeast Delhi’s Jaffrabad. He was also accused of triggering the communal riots that broke out later that month in the national capital, in which over 50 people were killed.

Earlier this month, Mishra was detained by Delhi Police while staging a protest against the arrest of Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami.


Also read: The incredible impunity of Kapil Mishra


Members to work ‘on ground, social media and in courts’

On Sunday, Mishra tweeted that he will be sharing the registration form for the “Hindu Ecosystem” team at 9 am Monday — “on the day of bhai dooj”. His tweet received over 28,000 likes, with some users calling it a “great initiative” and others saying that it can help improve “connectivity” among Hindus. One user also called it a “much-needed initiative“.

Though the responsibilities of the “Hindu Ecosystem” team are not clear, Mishra has said that members will work on the ground, on social media and “in courts” in the name of “dharma and for each other”.

Twitter users such as Hussain Haidry, a spoken word poet, writer and lyricist, have criticised the initiative.

Independent journalist and Jamia alumna Zoya Rasul suggested that this was an attempt to repeat what happened during the Delhi riots.

Others have accused Mishra of recruiting foot soldiers to create a lynch mob.

Another called it a “Nazi recruitment”.

With inputs from Shanker Arnimesh


Also read: Delhi Police’s riots charge sheet is a parody scripted to prove the Boss is always right


 

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10 COMMENTS

  1. The Print— is just a month piece of communist & Islamic followers or Terrorist. No-one should take them seriously…
    Q- when did Kapil Mishra give the slogan”goli maro salon ko”???
    Fake news peddler…. Haaq thuuu on you….

  2. Do Hindus wonder why their society is breeding violent thugs ? Hindus may feel entitled as the majority to intimidate and kill minorities, but how does it help Hindus ?

    The minority community will concentrate on education and uplift while Hindus do not need to get educated as they can get what they want by violence by joining Kapil Mishra.

    Of course, the BJP will say they had nothing to do with Mishra’s online incitement form.

    All this confirms that India is heading in the direction of civil war and failed state. There can be no other outcome. No investor should invest in India.

    Do Hindus think what is happening in India to minorities will be unnoticed by the outside world in the internet age ? Maybe if it is Myanamar, it can get away.

    • you have said “Do Hindus think what is happening in India to minorities will be unnoticed by the outside world in the internet age ?”…doesnt this also apply to every community..wouldnt everyone in India and outside India find out what exactly is going on in India and which community is the aggressor and victim from the internet since there are multiple media sources to know the same…i dont think you should keep thinking that there is only one type of media throughout the world which never speaks anything against certain groups of people that keep committing violence in the name of religion..internet is far more transparent than you think

    • internet is fortunately a far more transparent medium than what you think..people nowadays know both sides of the story…thats why a lot of minority appeasement is disappearing finally nowadays..

  3. Why are you guys scared of united Hindus ?
    Don’t we have Tablighs, Zakat foundation and likes working for their own set goals ?
    Rather than tagging useless tweets in the article, kindly quote the constitution of India and fundamental right to freedom of association under article 19.
    Also quote Article 48 of constitution regarding cow protection and SC judgment regarding temple construction.
    Don’t try to malign an initiative which is neither illegal nor unconstitutional according to any yardstick of jurisprudence.

    • Don’t seek false equivalences to cover Hindu criminality.

      Tablighs and Zakat foundation are not involved in violence and intimidation. They do not come out with slogans like goli marron saloon ko.

      Tablighis preach to Muslims to be good Muslims which in their eyes means shunning TV, films etc. They are not harming others, they only preach to other Muslims.

      Zakat foundation uses the money for educational uplift.

      The way things are going Muslims will strive to get educated and Hindus will follow Kapil Mishra and become only fit for goondaism and lynch mobs – that is, they will become useless. While Hindus may feel entitled to get their way by violence because they are the majority, in the end it is a dead end because the community will just breed criminals. Does it not bother you that the majority community of India has sunk so low ?

  4. Throughout history, across civilization, around the world, all evil/wicked initiatives of humans had always started with great arrogance, pomp and brazenness, but always ended with shame and destruction. The true supreme God is watching everything and when these wickedness crosses a limit, He will strike the wicked in such a way that death will look sweeter than the God’s punishment. Some civilization that were completely kicked out of this planet Earth by God are: the pre-flood civilization during Noah, then post flood civilizations such as Sodom, Gomorrah, Nineveh, Philistines, Moabites, ancient Egypt, Aztecs, Inca, Mayans, Indus-harappa and in 20th century the Third-reich Nazi empire. Other existing civilizations like – Israel, India, African, native Americans and indigenous south Americans – that practiced wickedness, murders and injustice, God punished them with slavery, famine and sufferings. If the wickedness limit crosses these “Kapil Mishra”, “Arnab” types will too will vanish from the history and into mythology.

  5. this is sedition. this is anti national. will the supreme court and other courts at least now take cognizance.

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