Issuing warning to Muslims,leaders of Sangh Parivar,BJP MP, MLAs termed Muslims as “traitors” and “demons” and asked Hindus to pick up “guns” for polls.Several leaders including Smriti Irani’s deputy in the HRD Ministry, Ram Shankar Katheria, Fatehpur Sikri MP Babu Lal,VHP general secretary Surendra Jain and Bajrang Dal attended the condolence meet of VHP worker Arun Mahaur, who was killed last week by some Muslim youths in Agra.
VHP district secretary Ashok Lavania compared Muslims to “demons” and “descendants of Ravana”, and warned for preparing a “final battle” to take “badla (revenge)” before the 13th-day death rituals for Mahaur. “Human skulls would be offered to his martyrdom.”
VHP district secretary Ashok Lavania has been jailed earlier for assaults on Muslims.
BJP MLA Jagan Prasad Garg asked Hindus to take up arms for 2017 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, “You will have to fire bullets, you will have to wield knives. Elections are approaching in 2017,show your strength from now onwards.” T
The crowd chanted slogans such as “Jis Hindu ka khoon na khaule, khoon nahin wo pani hai (theHindu who doesn’t get angry isn’t Hindu enough)”.
Katheria asked Hindus to launch a violent struggle. “If we don’t begin a struggle, then today we have lost an Arun, tomorrow we will lose another. Doosra jane se pehle, yeh hatyare hi chale jayen is prakar ki taqat humen dikhani hogi (Before another is lost, we must show such strength that these killers themselves disappear).”