Showing posts from April, 2008

ASHRU exhibition video by Hindu Samhati

Here is a short video clip featuring the 'ASHRU' exhibition and inauguration programme at the Thakurnagar Matua Mahamela.  


Hindu Samhati has successfully organised at Thakurnagar, 24 Parganas (N), West Bengal (WB) the Bengali version of FACT's (Foundation Against Continuing Terrorism) exhibition 'Ashru' (tears) on the persecution of minorities in Bangladesh. The exhibition has been put up in the fair ground of the annual gathering of the members of the Matua community who converge from all over India in festivities at Thakurnagar to honour the cherished memory of their Leader and Guru the great social reformer Sri Sri Harichand Thakur. The exhibition was inaugurated on 1 st April 2008 by Shri Keshav Rao Dikshit senior Pracharak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Shri Tathagata Roy – Member BJP National Executive, Shri Ratneshwar Sarkar – General Secretary, All India Refugee Front and Shri Tapan Kumar Ghosh – Convenor, Hindu Samhati and the chief organizer of the exhibition spoke on the occasion. Shri P.Veeru Chaudhary , national coordinator of FACT was also present on the occasion. T

Barasat erupts after fire in madrasa

Kolkata, April 02 Widespread violence — bordering on the communal — shook parts of North 24 Parganas district on Wednesday after a mysterious fire in a madrasa in Naupara, Barasat sparked allegations of arson. Demonstrators choked roads, attacked police vehicles and also manhandled senior police officers who were at the spot to rein in the mob. Till reports last came in, a strong contingent, including columns of the Rapid Action force, was manning areas which were still smarting from tension. The fire took place in the Kharezi madrasa in ward 22 of the Barasat municipality. Locals said the mosque is over 100 years old. Just before the early morning prayers, dissenters said, certain miscreants entered the madrasa and set it on fire. Local residents doused it, but by then several manuscripts and religious material had been burnt, they alleged. Superintendent of Police, North 24 Parganas, Supratim Sarkar said: "It is difficult to say who is responsible for the fire but we hav