New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party and Bajrang Dal specialists on Friday conflicted with the police in Ghaziabad over the marriage of a Muslim kid and a Hindu young lady which they asserted was a demonstration of ‘affection jihad’.
Thirty-year-old Mansoor Harhat Khan, a MBA, wedded 28-year-old Nupur Singhal, a specialist at a Ghaziabad court under the Special Marriage Act and held a gathering at the young lady’s home at Raj Nagar in Ghaziabad. By evening, a gigantic gathering comprising of different Hindutva outfits, drove by BJP Ghaziabad city president Ajay Sharma, made a ruckus outside the lady’s home. They organized a sit-in challenge outside the house and disturbed movement.
‘Love jihad’ is a term authored by Hindutva gatherings to extend between religious sentiment or marriage between consenting grown-ups as an “assault” on “Hindus”.
The police initially endeavored to appease the nonconformists, soliciting them to move out from the territory, however when they declined to yield, the police lathi-charged them.
The police even attempted to sort out an exchange between the Bajrang Dal individuals and the family, yet the nonconformists declined to move. The family too was not keen on any such exchange, demanding that the marriage was their private business.
Pushpendra Kumar, the father of the lady of the hour, told IANS, “I had been accepting telephone calls for most recent two days to stop this marriage. Be that as it may, both are major and develop enough to comprehend what’s wrong and what’s correct.”
“They have chosen to live respectively, so they have enrolled their marriage under the Special Marriage Act in Ghaziabad. We hosted masterminded a gathering today (Friday). I don’t perceive any affection jihad in their marriage,” Kumar said
The BJP’s Sharma told the Times of India that the families had not taken “consent” to hold the marriage and it was an instance of constrained change.
Bajrang Dal Meerut area convenor Balraj Dungar told the Times of India, “We won’t endure this at any cost. We will perceive to what extent they hole up behind the police”.
“I was expecting something of this sort and was all around arranged. It doesn’t make a difference what individuals think. It was our choice,” the lady of the hour told the Times of India.
The police said they utilized gentle power to scatter the group. “By what method can the police enable individuals to burst into somebody’s home? We got a pain call and we played out our obligation,” said SSP H.N. Singh.
The family has documented a grievance at Kavi Nagar police headquarters and a FIR is relied upon to be recorded soon.
(With IANS inputs)