National Security Adviser Ajit Doval warned the country today to be on the lookout for forces that conspire to disrupt harmony and cause instability in the name of religion and ideology.
Mr Doval made the comments at an event organized by the All India Sufi Sajjadanashin Council in Delhi, where religious heads attended to discuss and pass a resolution for peace and unity. A post-meeting resolution called for a ban on organizations such as the Popular Front of India, or PFI, “who are pursuing a divisive agenda.”
“Some elements are trying to create an atmosphere that promotes India’s progress. They are creating bitterness and conflict in the name of religion and ideology, and it affects the entire country. while spilling outside the country,” Mr. Doval said.
The National Security Advisor’s warning comes two months after the now-suspended BJP spokesman, Nupur Sharma, made comments about the Prophet Muhammad on TV, leading to condemnation from the nations. Gulf region, followed by India assures that it does not tolerate such comments as made. by the “edge element”.
A Hindu tailor was later killed by two Muslim men on camera in Rajasthan’s Udaipur. Sharma’s comments also led to clashes in several parts of the country.
In a statement after the event, the organizers said, “…The country is going through a difficult time as some elements and anti-social groups are trying to distort the image of India as a country. shining example of unity in diversity.”
Of the eight resolution points about the meeting released to the media, one called for a ban on the Popular Front of India, or PFI. This resolution is significant because the National Security Advisor attended the event and the resolution is for all purposes a common position.
“Organizations like PFI (Popular Front of India) and any other front, who have engaged in anti-national activities, pursue a divisive and generating agenda discord among our citizens must be prohibited and act against them according to the laws of the country. At the same time, we strongly recommend that any person or entity found guilty has evidence of sowing hatred in the community through any form must be handled in accordance with the law,” the resolution stated.