Beef ban fallout; violence, lynching, rape threat is on the rise

Prime News, National, New Delhi, June 28:- After a landslide win by BJP in 2014, the Indian masses dream of development appears to be dim amidst violence and series of bans.

Since 2010, the records for violence available, 97 per cent of recorded violence in the name Gauraksha is reported after current Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014.

Among the reported violence related to cow-slaughter more than half of them were reported from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled states.

In the first of month of 2017, 20 cow related attacks reported, more than 75 per cent of 2016 data. This shows that 2017 year is the worst year since 2010.

The attacks happening in the form of mob lynching, murder, assault, gangrape, most brutal are attacks by vigilantes where people attacked on the streets carrying cows for even farming purposes.

Some of the recent attacks in 2017 which forced to think the law of land,

In April 1 2017, in Rajasthan 15 people attacked, May 1 2017, in Guwahati, May 21, 2017 Barmer Rajasthan, May 31 2017, Jamshedpur.

June 18, 2017 Rajasthan, June 23, 2017 Nowhatta, in Jammu and Kashmir, June 26, 2017 Durgapur, west Bengal.

June 21, 2017, a 17 year old Junaid hacked to death for his religion affiliation in Haryana.

Most of attacks happening from Hindi heartlands, very few about 21 percent from southern or eastern states.

As per data available majority of about 86 percent attacks happens on Muslims, thus liberals questioning the rationale behind these attacks.

Cow or beef ban issue has been lately exploited for political reason rather than religious.

-(NAV, Inputs; Agencies)

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