The marketing campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi goals at evoking a sense of patriotism by exhorting folks throughout the nation to hoist the nationwide flag between August 13 and 15 when the nation completes 75 years of its independence.
Yadav remembered the incident that came about on Republic Day in Kasganj in 2018 throughout a Tiranga bike rally performed by ABVP and VHP activists. Spme activists on bikes entered a Muslim- dominated locality the place residents have been making ready to hoist the nationwide flag and arranging chairs for a similar. The residents reportedly requested the activists to take a unique route. Clashes came about when the activists refused to take action and one student- Chandan Gupta- was killed after being hit by a bullet, resulting in days of violence and arson within the district. The opposition had claimed that the incident was ‘pre-planned’ and came about beneath police safety.
“Folks of BJP rule solely by dividing. About this programme of unfurling the tiranga, I need to warning that the BJP may also trigger danga whereas hoisting the flag. Together with the Tiranga Yatra, the get together may cause such incidents in society which may trigger rifts. You’d keep in mind in Kasganj, how within the identify of Tiranga Yatra, folks of BJP precipitated Hindu- Muslim riots,” Yadav advised reporters whereas talking on the beginning anniversary of socialist chief Janeshwar Mishra. Yadav’s assertion follows BJP’s appeals to opposition events to not ‘ politicise’ the Har Ghar Tiranga marketing campaign. Yadav has additionally lent his assist to the marketing campaign, asking folks to hoist the flag between August 9 and 15.
“To hyperlink the tricolour with riots is unlucky. Akhilesh Yadav ought to apologise. The Tricolour doesn’t belong to any caste or sect, faith or class however is a matter of pleasure for your entire nation. Akhilesh is associating it with riots solely as a result of he can not overlook the riots that came about in each district of the state throughout his personal tenure,” Rakesh Tripathi, spokesperson of BJP within the state, mentioned.