No organisation has approached Aligarh district administration to seek permission for any gathering on December 25, even as authorities said they will clamp prohibitary orders all over the district to maintain peace.
Lucknow: While the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has strictly denied permission to the RSS-backed Dharma Jagran Manch's controversial mass conversion programme in Aligarh, which is scheduled to be held on December 25 and clamped prohibitory orders in the city, firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said that the organisers should be allowed the proposed programme.
Aligarh: The Uttar Pradesh government has refused to give permission to the RSS-backed Dharma Jagran Manch's controversial mass conversion programme – an issue which rocked the Parliament through the past week - scheduled to be held on December 25 and clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in the city, reports said on Monday.
Amid a raging row over alleged forced reconversion in Agra, a Hindu organisation has announced its plan to "convert a large number of people" on December 25, which was welcomed by the local BJP MP who said people are within their rights to choose their religion.
Noted jurist and vice-chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Faizan Mustafa on Thursday voiced "grave concern" at the rising incidents of "minority bashing" after the NDA government assumed office earlier this year.
Ending a stand-off, BJP on Saturday gave up its plans to organise the birth anniversary celebration of Raja Mahendra Pratap at the campus of AMU, which had warned of a communal flagration, after the varsity announced that it will hold a seminar to mark his contribution.