Mumbai, Mar 30: Amid the ongoing debate over nationalism and latest attack on madrasa student in Delhi for not chanting ‘Jai Mata Ki’, a video has surfaced showing a forced conversion bid and a mob thrashing a youth. In the video, which is going viral on social media, shows a youth, claimed to be a Muslim, tied to a pole and being assaulted and forced to chant “Jai Shri Ram” for allegedly smuggling cows.
In the video, a group of men is seen thrashing the youth and forcing him to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, while the victim is seen begging forgiveness and urging the crowd not to beat him (“Mere pet me mat maro”). Showing no mercy, the mob beats him with baton and abuse him over his religious identity. However the cow vigilantism video, posted on Facebook, could not be verified. But it is doing rounds on social platform spreading hatred between two communities. (ALSO READ: Muslim madrasa students assaulted for not chanting ‘Jai Mata Ki’)
Similar incident happened on March 18 this year when two Muslim men were brutally thrashed and hanged from a tree by unknown assailants at Balumath forests in Latehar district in Jharkhand. The victims were cattle traders, who were herding eight buffaloes, on their way to the local market.
Attack on Muslims on suspension of beef consumption or cow slaughter or cow smuggling by Hindutva cow vigilantes after more strict law against beef consumption and transportation. Watch the horrific video below: