Recently appointed East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir on Monday labelled as “unforgivable” the assault on a man belonged to Muslim community in Gurugram and asked the officialdom to take necessary actions in the issue. His statement, however did not got a good response from his party men who anticipated that these words can be used by the opposition parties against the BJP. Delhi BJP head Manoj Tiwari said that some individuals as part of a subterfuge provoked such incidents in order to extend rumours and with a plan to inculcate a feeling of distress among Muslims.
A Muslim Man of 25 years was allegedly smacked in Gurugram by a group of men on 25th May. The victim was also asked to take off the skull cap and compelled to recite “Jai Shree Ram”. A senior leader of BJP stated that, “Gambhir is no longer a sports person and he should understand his actions and comments will be looked through the outlook of politics. Nobody supports such happenings but what is the use of emphasizing on an incident in Haryana which may be politically used by the opposition parties against Bhartiya Janata Party.
However, freshly elected MP said that his secularism emerged from Prime Minster Narendra Modi mantra “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”. I am not restricting myself to Gurugram incident only, any maltreatment based on caste/religion is unpardonable. The victim that is Mohammad Baker Alam has alleged in his FIR that four men stopped him in a lane in the sadar market area of Gurugram and opposed to his wearing of skull cap.