BENGALURU — The Hindu Jana Jagruthi Samithi, Sri Rama Sena, Raastra Rakshana Pade and Vishva Hindu Sanatana Parishat on Thursday started a door-to-door campaign in connection with boycotting halal certified products during the Diwali festivities.
According to IANS report the Hindu activists were also planning to distribute ‘halal jihad’ handbook to the people to encourage them to join the movement against halal products.
The campaign will be taken up in Jayanagar and Basavanagudi Assembly constituencies of Bengaluru.
Police are said to be closely monitoring the situation as Jayanagar Assembly, constituency is represented by Congress MLA Sowmya Reddy and Basavanagudi constituency, represented by BJP MLA Ravisubramanya are sensitive pockets, especially the Jayanagar locality.
The Hindu activists also plan to use auto-rickshaws mounted with mikes, loud speakers to spread their messages. Besides, they also plan to conduct meetings with hotel owners, industrialists, shop owners and Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) traders not to go for halal certification.
Hindu organisations had given a call of boycott for halal certified products on Tuesday (October 18). The organisations claim that they were also taking up a campaign to get rid of halal certification. They have also alleged that through the halal certification on products, one religion is riding over another economically.
Hindu Jana Jagruthi Committee State Spokesperson Mohan Gowda had announced that the campaign against halal would be carried on till the end of Diwali festival. (With agency inputs)