A row has erupted following the circulation of a radio message to all of the in-charge of the police stations and different subordinates purportedly despatched by the superintendent of police (SP), Gwalior, Amit Sanghi, asking them to maintain a strict vigil on the actions of the Bhim Military, a Dalit rights organisation, which is allegedly working in opposition to Hinduism within the district.
The radio message, which was despatched on Thursday (August 6), went viral on social media the next day.
Sanghi, who assumed the cost as Gwalior SP just lately, issued a show-cause discover to the in-charge of district particular department (DSB) for circulating the radio message with out his data and permission.
“The DSB in-charge issued the radio-message with out my data. I’ve issued a show-cause discover to him and sought an evidence,” stated the SP.
The SP’s purported radio message acknowledged: “(As per data from) the assistant inspector normal of police (particular department), Bhopal, Bhim Military office-bearers/staff are attempting to infuse the poison of casteism in Scheduled Caste (SC)-dominated localities by propagating in opposition to Hinduism. They (SCs) are being persuaded to not set up the idols of Lord Ganesha of their houses. They’re additionally being requested to worship Babasaheb Ambedkar as their God.”
The radio message urged the police to maintain an in depth watch on the state of affairs and take crucial motion to make sure that no untoward incident happens in Gwalior district.
“We wished to authenticate the veracity of the enter. Nevertheless, it was not meant to be circulated throughout the division,” the SP stated.
The Bhim Military’s Gwalior unit learn a malicious intent in opposition to SCs by purportedly circulating such a discriminatory radio message.
“There are some Manuvadi (higher caste) forces, that are behind such sorts of propaganda in opposition to the Bhim Military and SCs. We aren’t indulging in any such exercise. The pictures of gods and goddesses will be present in any SC residence, together with mine. We’re opposed to those inimical forces which might be making an attempt to create a rift within the society and dealing in opposition to SCs’ pursuits,” alleged Nand Kishore, president, Gwalior district, Bhim Military.
(With inputs from Mahesh Shivhare in Gwalior)