The Gujarat Congress unit has requested senior party leader Ahmed Patel to contest the next month’s Lok Sabha poll from the state’s Bharuch seat.
India’s continuous denial to submit jurisdiction to the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court is not a debate or question of political sovereignty, rather it is a question of deep organized state policy to evade and deflect accountability to India’s ongoing genocide and mass violence pogroms and campaigns against Muslim, Sikhs, Kashmiri and Dalit.
About 3000 Muslims are killed. Some 20,000 Muslim homes and businesses and 360 places of worship are destroyed, and roughly 150,000 people are displaced.
HK Arts Collage, Ahmedabad on Sunday cancelled its annual festival after students from BJP protested against an invitation issued to Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani as chief guest
Gohil and three of his friends is said to have attacked three Dalits near Una on Thursday, 8 November. The complaint was filed by one of the victims, Manu Solanki (27), who accused Gohil of being one of the attackers.
Read the letter of Shweta Bhat, wife of Sanjiv Bhat, posted in the facebook account of Sanjiv Bhat:
“This is a far more gruesome incident than Una. In Una, the victims were beaten up and humiliated. Whereas, here a man lost his life amidst caste violence… The government of Gujarat has still not learned from its past mistakes,” Mr Mevani wrote on Facebook
Why the BJP vote share is abnormally high? How is it that had Congress got 3,000 more votes in 16 seats where it lost by a margin less than 3000, it would have, while still at a vote share of 41.4% roughly, and 8% behind BJP, got 93 seats! And form the Govt!
We Dalit-Bahujan-Adivasis together form the most substantial numerical majority in India, of 68% of its population. The onus is on us to build the formidable political force which would defeat these fascist forces and reclaim the Republic. Whether elections alone can accomplish this, I will not state now.
According to police, the students alerted villagers and soon, a mob of around 5,000 people attacked the Muslim residents of Vadavali village, ransacked dozens of homes and torched around 20 houses, vehicles and other properties.