June 6, 2008competitive intolerancecultureentitlementfreedom of expressiongovernanceIndiapoliticsPublic PolicyRajasthansociety

Incitement to murder

…must be punished

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

There is an urgent need to crack down hard on leaders’ (especially in Uttar Pradesh) who issue public calls for assassination.

In the Gurjjar stronghold of Sarsawa in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district, Akhil Bharatiya Gurjjar Mahasabha president Chaudhary Virendra Singh has put Rs 5 crore reward on Vasundhara Raje’s head. The Rajasthan CM is a murderer, responsible for the death of innocent activists,” said Singh. [IE]

The reporter’s next question is truly bizarre.

When asked as to who would arrange for a sum as hefty as Rs 5 crore, Singh claimed that the entire community would collect money to reward the brave man who would behead her”. [IE]

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