Photographs of Macron have been pasted on several streets in Mumbai. In Bhopal too, people of Muslim community protested, in which thousands of people participated.
The heated debate between the government and fundamentalist organizations in France is now reaching every corner of the world. In most of the Islamic countries, there are fierce demonstrations against French President Emmanuel Macron. Now, in India too protests are taking place against the French President. It comes at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday made it clear that India is with France in the war against terrorism. He has condemned the recent attacks in France.
In Mumbai’s Bhindi Bazar, Raza Academy that promotes Islamic beliefs through publications and research staged a protest calling for a boycott of French goods. It has also appealed to world Muslim countries to issue a fatwa against Macron for his “bigotry and blasphemy”.
— Raza Academy (@razaacademyho) October 28, 2020
Photographs of Macron have been pasted on several streets in Mumbai. In a video that has been shared on social media, it can be seen that vehicles are passing over them and people are walking over it. On the other hand, in Bhopal too, people of Muslim community protested, in which thousands of people participated. The BJP has objected to these demonstrations and said that the PM has already made it clear that the country is with France in this fight against terrorism.
— HW News Hindi (@hwnewsnetwork) October 30, 2020
मध्यप्रदेश शांति का टापू है। इसकी शांति को भंग करने वालों से हम पूरी सख्ती से निपटेंगे। इस मामले में 188 IPC के तहत मामला दर्ज कर कार्रवाई की जा रही है। किसी भी दोषी को बख्शा नहीं जायेगा, वो चाहे कोई भी हो। https://t.co/fPYs6zDfl7
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) October 30, 2020
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra attacked the Maharashtra government, protesting against sticking pictures of Macron on the streets in Mumbai. He wrote, “India stands with France today. The PM of India has pledged to fight along with France against the terrorism that is happening in France. Then why insult the French Head of State on the streets of Mumbai? ”
On the other hand, taking a strong stand on the protests in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has said that action will be taken against these people. He tweeted, “Madhya Pradesh is an island of peace. We will deal strictly with those who disturb its peace. In this case, the action is being taken by registering a case under 188 IPC. No culprit will be spared. Whoever he may be. ”
What did the PM say?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condemned the attacks in France, including a knife attack in the church of Nice, where three people were killed. PM Modi tweeted, “I strongly condemn the recent terrorist attacks in France, including the brutal attack in the Church of Nice today.” Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the people of France and the families of the victims. India stands with France in the fight against terrorism.