Working president of opposition Congress in Assam, Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha, has written to United Nations concerning the sequence of violence that befell in Bangladesh throughout the Durga Puja competition following a social media publish concerning the alleged desecration of the Quran at a Durga Puja pandal in Comilla district.
The MLA from the Karimganj district has written to the Human Rights Council department office of the UN, asking them to intervene. Dey, who represents North Karimganj, has additionally written to Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina and requested her to set an instance by taking sturdy actions towards the miscreants.
In his letter to the UN, Purkayastha wrote, “I am intending to shed some light about the barbaric incidents that happened in Bangladesh. There are wide-scale reports of vandalism at the pandals during Durgapuja and created havoc. The media reports and viral videos are suggesting that miscreants not only demolished the Durga idols but also attacked the devotees. This has resulted in outrage in India. People here are worried about those staying and facing this kind of situation in the neighbouring country. Hence, I request you to immediately intervene in this matter and kindly ensure the safety of the people there.”
In his opinion, the assaults on minorities in Bangladesh will provoke different international locations to mistreat their non secular minorities.
Talking to Hindustan Times, Kamalakhya mentioned, “In Bangladesh, Hindus are minorities but there are other countries where Muslims are minorities too. If the majority of Muslims in Bangladesh keep mistreating the minority Hindus, it’ll provoke people in other countries to do the same with Muslims. I think the government of Bangladesh needs to address this issue properly and give a message to the world.”
Karimganj shares a big border with Bangladesh and locals are related to one another socially and culturally. In his letter to Bangladesh PM, he talked about how individuals in India are trying on the violence towards minorities in Bangladesh.
Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha has been vocal on a number of points and is essential of a number of selections of the state and the central authorities. He additionally wrote to prime minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to intervene.
People in Barak Valley have condemned the violence towards non secular minorities in Bangladesh.
Hindu Chatra Sangha from Cachar district has written to the PM of India, PM of Bangladesh, Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh, to make sure the safety of the final Hindu populace of the neighbouring nation and compensate those that lost their houses, lives of shut ones and obtained injured within the violent assaults.
Subhashis Choudhary from the coed organisation mentioned, “During the religious festival, almost every year, we see Hindus getting harassed and sometimes killed in Bangladesh. But being a more powerful country, India keeps watching. The leaders speak about Hindutva during elections but they hardly take a stand against such violence when it is actually required.”
Dilbagh Hussain, a resident of Lailapur mentioned, “It is very shameful and unfortunate. I feel ashamed after seeing this. How can a human treat another this way? Those who are involved in this act of violence must be punished so that no one can dare the same in future. We all should respect others’ beliefs.”