Articles tagged under: VHP

Congress’s claim that BJP had opposed renaming of Ahmedabad airport after Sardar Patel is false, here are the facts

February 21, 2019
Congress’s claim that BJP had opposed renaming of Ahmedabad airport after Sardar Patel is false, here are the facts

By Japan K Pathak: For last few months, opposition leaders and cadres in Gujarat are seen making allegations that Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) had opposed naming of Ahmedabad airport after Sardar Patel. The Congress leaders and cadres are found using this invented claim in TV debates, social media, media briefings and other platforms whenever some debate takes place on the subjects of Statue of Unity and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. When applied fact-check, it emerges that BJP had not protested r...Read More

Around 20 Bajrang Dal members attempting to raid ‘love-Jihad’ suspect couples on Valentine day detained near Riverfront in Ahmedabad

February 14, 2019
Around 20 Bajrang Dal members attempting to raid ‘love-Jihad’ suspect couples on Valentine day detained near Riverfront in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Police today detained around 20 members of right-wing outfits Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and its sister organization Bajrang Dal for opposing Valentine day celebration in connection with Love Jihad fears. The group of VHP/Bajrang Dal members were nabbed from near Sabarmati Riverfront where they were planning to raid the love-birds. Anticipating such protests, like each year police was deployed at the Sabarmati riverfront which swung in to action and nabbed them...Read More

VHP seeks possession of its Gujarat head-office back in police presence; Togadia and aides who parted way and formed AHP refuse to vacate it

February 09, 2019
VHP seeks possession of its Gujarat head-office back in police presence; Togadia and aides who parted way and formed AHP refuse to vacate it

Ahmedabad: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) state head-office building in Paldi area of Ahmedabad city of Gujarat today witnessed police deployment in order to prevent a possible clash between the members of VHP and that of the Pravin Togadia led Antarashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP). The head-office building known as Vanikar Bhavan which is owned by Vanikar Smarak Bhavan Trust was being used by Togadia as the virtual head-office of AHP which he formed after defeat in the organisational el...Read More

VHP holds rally in Patan over attack on Brahmin youth in Varahi

December 27, 2018
VHP holds rally in Patan over attack on Brahmin youth in Varahi

Patan: Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) on Wednesday organized a rally and presented memorandum at district collector office demanding proper security cover and resettlement facility for Brahmin family. The rally was organized in response to attack on Brahmin family youth by some people from local Muslim community in Varhai town of district. VHP warned district administration that if victim Brahmin family continues to face threats, VHP will organize Trishul diksha event in which trishuls will b...Read More

Borsad observes strike against vandalization of 11 idols by unidentified persons

November 22, 2018
Borsad observes strike against vandalization of 11 idols by unidentified persons

Borsad: Central Gujarat town Borsad is observing strike today protesting against vandalization of 11 Hindu idols in local Kailash bhumi Antim dham cremation place. The strike call has been given by Anand district Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal. The incident took place on Jalaram Jayanti. Police had taken an application and probed into the matter but none was nabbed. This is second time when murtis in Antim Dham are vandalized by unidentified person(s). Hindu organization Vishwa H...Read More

VHP leader murder case – amid tension and violence in Mahuva, mobile internet stopped for five days

October 26, 2018
VHP leader murder case – amid tension and violence in Mahuva, mobile internet stopped for five days

Bhavnagar: The mobile internet services in Mahua town of Bhavnagar district in Gujarat have been stopped for five days in the wake of prevailing tension after the incident of murder of a local leader of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) 3 days ago. Jayesh Gujariya Koli (23), the head of Mahuva taluka VHP unit, was stabbed to death in Gandhibagh area of the town in the night of October 23. Another person, his aide, Mahesh was injured and has been referred to Bhavnagar for treatment...Read More

Mahuva town continues to observe strike after VHP leader’s brutal murder; four arrested on remand, Morari Bapu visits victim’s family

October 26, 2018
Mahuva town continues to observe strike after VHP leader’s brutal murder; four arrested on remand, Morari Bapu visits victim’s family

Mahuva: Mahuva town in Bhavnagar district continued to observe strike today against brutal murder of chief of local unit of Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) and young Koli community leader Jayesh Gujariya. The situation in town is tense but in control. Major markets including diamond industry continued to observe strike today after a long funeral procession yesterday which was attended by thousands of people. Ram kathakar Shri Morari Bapu visited Jayesh's family and conducted Ram dhun. Guj...Read More

4 booked for murder of VHP leader in Mahuva of Gujarat, Bandh called in town

October 24, 2018
4 booked for murder of VHP leader in Mahuva of Gujarat, Bandh called in town

Bhavnagar: 4 persons have been booked for the murder of a local leader of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Mahuva town of Bhavnagar in Gujarat even as a bandh has also been called in amid tension in the town today to protest against the incident. Jayesh Gujariya (23), the head of Mahuva taluka VHP unit, was stabbed to death in Gandhibagh area of the town last night. Another person, his aide, Mahesh was injured and has been referred to Bhavnagar for treatment. In-charge PI B P Chaudhari today...Read More

VHP speaks on Dr. Pravin Togadia’s exit in replies to media queries

July 08, 2018
VHP speaks on Dr. Pravin Togadia’s exit in replies to media queries

Ahmedabad: 'There's no organization that linked 13 crore people to the message of Ram Janmabhoomi. VHP work will continue like in the past' Dr. Surendra Jain, joint general secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) said today when couple of journos asked him about Dr. Pravin Togadia and his organization Aantarrashtriya Hindu Parishad. Dr. Jain didn't mention Dr. Togadia and his organization's name in his address to media. However when two-three journos asked several questions regarding Dr. ...Read More

VHP not in favour of law for Ram temple in Ayodhya, as it will go to SC scrutiny and further delay the process: Dr Surendra Jain

July 07, 2018
VHP not in favour of law for Ram temple in Ayodhya, as it will go to SC scrutiny and further delay the process: Dr Surendra Jain

Ahmedabad: Dr. Surendra Jain, Joint General Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) today speaking to media persons here said VHP He said, 'all details pertaining to Ram Janmabhoomi case were presented before the recently concluded Akhil Bharatiya bethak of VHP. VHP doesn't favour making of law Ram temple in Ayodhya because, suppose if the govt under our pressure bring law for Ram temple, it will again go for scrutiny of the supreme court, and then it will further delay the issue, therefore...Read More