Showing posts from June, 2010

Islamic forces trying to construct Mosque in HINDU area in Kolkata

Islamic forces trying to construct Mosque in a HINDU area in Kolkata Ward no. 59 of Kolkata is a Hindu area and at 13C, Asgar Mistri Lane, Kolkata – 46, there is a vacant land of about 3 kottah (2200 sq ft approx). According to the locals this land is being vacant since the year 1946 and the land is used by local children for playing games and also used by all locals for any occasions. But suddenly on 14/06/10 some unknown Muslim men came to this area and started measuring the land. When inquired by the locals that what were they up to? They replied that they have come from the Muslim WAKF Board and they were measuring the land as they have plans to construct a mosque on that spot. On hearing this, local residents mostly Hindus and a few Christian were shocked and protested against this plan. The Muslims challenged the locals and said that no one can stop them from building a mosque there. This resulted in a heated argument between the two communities. On 15 th June, some

Fierce communal clashes going on in Farakka

Fierce communal clashes going on in Farakka Fierce communal clashes going on in Farakka area of Murshidabad district. This is an area of international importance as the giant Farakka Barrage is situated there which is the life line for both West Bengal and Bangladesh . The water for both of Bangladesh and Kolkata is flown from this Barrage. Started on 30 th May for a petty matter, the Hindu Muslim dispute took violent turn. The clashes quickly spread over vast area of Farakka block involving about 15 villages. Many Hindu villages have been looted, destroyed and burnt by the fundamentalist Muslims. Those villages are: Jafarganj, Kutighat, Imamnagar, Nayansukh, Kashinagar, Raghunathpur, Choukigram, Beniagram and Kedua. The Hindus of these villages fled the area and have taken shelter in relatively safe Hindu areas. In spite of that, the govt. administration has been compelled to start 2 temporary “refugee camps” for the distressed Hindus, one in nearby NTPC township ‘Nubarun’ and the