New Delhi: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is all set to launch a two day nationwide agitation against the Union Government from July 24. Miffed over some decisions and proposals of the Centre, the organisation will protest against the Communal Violence Bill, lathi-charge during Baba Ramdev’s movement and Government’s intentions on the wealth of temples and religious places.

In an effort to provide echoes to the movement, the VHP activists aim to drum up support from saints and priests. In this regard, a meeting with the saints has been organised in Coimbatore on July 22. The issue of Sree Padmnabhaswamy temple property dispute would also be discussed in the meeting.

In an emergency meeting called by the Kendriya Margdarshak Mandal of VHP on Thursday, the organization members lambasted the Communal Violence Bill and termed it to be against Hinduism.
Criticizing the police atrocities during the Satyagrah of Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, the senior members of VHP strongly denounced it as an insult to the saint community of the country.

Commenting on issue, International President of VHP, Ashok Singhal said, “If such a movement would have been organized by a Muslim or a Christian group, the Union Government could not have mustered courage to take such a drastic step.” Launching a scathing attack at UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, he said “All such anti-Hindu activities in the nation are carried out on her behest.”

(JPN/Bureau)