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Karnataka BJP chief K S Eshwarappa wants schools 'saffronised'

TNN | Jun 18, 2012, 04.24AM IST

Karnataka BJP president K S Eshwarappa on Sunday stirred up a hornet’s nest, advising education minister Visvesvara Hegde Kageri to saffronise schools.
BANGALORE: Karnataka BJP president K S Eshwarappa on Sunday stirred up a hornet's nest, advising education minister Visvesvara Hegde Kageri to saffronise schools. Eshwarappa was speaking at a programme involving the education department's greening programme in Shimoga.Appreciating the education minister's efforts for taking up planting of saplings in government schools, Eshwarappa said: "Children's books have a lot of thoughts on religion and culture. It is essential to preserve religion and culture. There is an allegation of saffronization. I advise the education minister to continue saffronisation in Karnataka's 70,000 schools. I wish him good luck in this."

BJP workers attack Evangelists in Sivagangai,the home town of Indian Fede Home Minister

Paganeri – Shivagangai Dt (Tamil Nadu): On 21.03.2012, a team of 15 believers led by Evangelist Jesudoss from Kandanur along with believers went in a van fitted with a megaphone to preach the gospel in Paganeri in Shivagangai District of Tamil Nadu. A group of about 100 BJP workers led by A. Raja and his friend Chidambaram objected to their preaching and attacked them and burnt the Bibles and the tracts and also forcibly snatched the van key from them. They then also destroyed their megaphone. Immediately after this incident the pastor along with some of the believers went to the Paganeri Police Station and lodged a complaint against the BJP workers. But the police did not take any action. Then they went to the DSP and complained to him about the incident. The DSP immediately sent a couple of policemen who brought both the parties together and arrived at a compromise with the help of the local Panchayat President and returned the key to the pastor. Since they arrived at a compromise, the police did not take any action against the BJP workers.

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Take issue of persecution of minorities in Pakistan

Allahabad: Most parts of Pakistan are witnessing gross violation of human rights against religious minorities which is fuelling their migration, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Saturday alleged, demanding India must raise the issue on the international fora."Most parts of Pakistan are witnessing gross violation of human rights resulting in large scale migration of religious minorities, many of them Hindus.

BJP leader' Storms Into Catholic School, Threatens Nuns, Students-GCIC condemns lawlessness

Belgaum

Tension and panic prevailed at St. Joseph's Convent School here July 4 morning as a man, posing as a BJP leader along with a mob of about 50 persons, stormed into the school premises abusing the teachers and the management. However, immediate intervention by the police and parents' representatives averted the situation from turning worse.

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