Hijab Controversy In Karnataka's Udupi Is A Ploy To Spread "Jihadi Anarchy": VHP
The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) has said that the hijab controversy that started in Karnataka's Udupi is actually a "ploy and agenda to spread Jihadi anarchy under the pretext and guise of hijab", the organisation said in a statement on Wednesday (9 February).
The Hijab controversy, which initially began in January at a government PU College in Udupi where six Muslim girl students, who attended classes wearing head-scarf in violation of the stipulated dress code were asked to leave the campus, has spread to different parts of the state, with Hindu students too responding with saffron shawls.
Hindu students coming with saffron shawls are also being barred from classes.
"Jihadist organizations like PFI are planning a big conspiracy to create chaos and turmoil in entire Karnataka. The stone pelting done by Jihadis at many places like Bagalkot is a direct proof of this," the VHP said in the statement.
It added that the alert and vigilant citizens of Hindu society and the country will not allow this agenda to succeed.
VHP's Central joint general secretary Surendra Jain said that the agenda and ploy to spread jihadi anarchy under the garb of the hijab controversy can only be called 'Hijab Jihad'.
He said the speed with which the Islamic world and the toolkit gangs of the entire world have reacted to this clearly shows that they want to make use of any and every opportunity to create lawlessness and chaos in India.
"Probably they want to replicate Shaheen Bagh in Karnataka. VHP wants to make it clear to all these perverse and chaotic elements that they will not be able to succeed in their Jihadi designs and agenda due to the watchfulness of the Karnataka government and the eternal vigilance of the nationalist society of Bharat," Jain said.
Jain further said that the girls of Udupi, who allowed themselves to act pawns for this plot, had with conviction, put their signatures on the prescribed form at the time of getting admitted to the school, in which it was clearly written that they would come to the class wearing the school uniform, according to the statement.
"An amiable atmosphere is created in a school for imparting, inculcating and internalizing education, only if the pupils follow the rules and guidelines. Initially, these girl students were coming to school wearing uniforms," he added.
"The way this doggedness on wearing the hijab suddenly took an aggressive posture, it is clear that this is a part of the Ghazwa-e-Hind Jihadi scheme and agenda itself.," the VHP joint general secretary added.
The VHP also slammed Congress for allegedly 'masterminding' the "toolkit gang" that supported the pro-Hijab protest.
The VHP Joint General Secretary also said that the way the Karnataka Congress President D K Shiva Kumar has misrepresented the saffron hoisting on a vacant pillar as an insult to the national flag is an attempt in desperation to get power even if he has to bump off the nation.
He sought clarification from Congress acting national president Sonia Gandhi "whether this crime of inciting Jihadi conflagration to insult Hindus was done on her instructions".
"If not, then by taking strict action, against the culprit, an effort should be made to clean the Congress of such blots," he added.
He alleged that these developments across the country make it clear that Jihadi elements and the entire toolkit gangs led by the Congress are trying to create lawlessness in the country.
"VHP appeals to the Karnataka government to expose all these conspiracies and deal with them strongly as per the law of the land, so that they do not have the cheeks and audacity to spread this Jihadi fire across the country," Jain added.
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