December 1, 2012 | By Gurtej Singh
New Delhi/Ludhiana, India/Punjab (December 01, 2012): According to information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) a number of organizations namely Lok Raj Sangathan, Sikh Forum, Sikhi Sidak, Better Sikh School, Socialist Youvajan Sabha, Purogami Mahila Sangathan, Hindu Naujawan Ekta Sabha, Association for Protection of Civil Rights, Manipur Students’ Association Delhi, Communist Ghadar Party of India, Welface Party of India, All India Voltas Employees Federation, All India Loco Running Staff Association and Mazdoor Ekta Committee have decided to hold a joint demonstration to commemorate the anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition.
A poster released released by the organizers of the demonstration states: “The Babri Masjid, a historic monument, was destroyed on 6th December, 1992. It was a criminal act carried out by the communalised political forces led by BJP and Congress. Thousands were killed in communal violence that followed in many parts of the country”.
It further states that: “The genocide of Sikhs in 1984, the killings of Muslims in Mumbai in 1992-93, in Gujrat 2002 and the subsequent episodes of communal and sectarian violence including in Odisha and Assam have revealed that secularism and communalism are two sides of one policy of the Indian rulers to divide and rule”.
“Let us come together, irrespective of religion, language, caste, racial, regional or any other difference and resolve to continue to fight till the guilty are punished.” the organizers have called.
They have also called upon to fight for legislation and mechanisms to prevent state-organised communal violence in the will truly empower our people and build a modern and civilized India.