New Delhi: Six people including one BJP member was arrested over violent anti-Muslim slogans raised at a protest held at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on Sunday.
Ashwini Upadhyay, who organized the protest, was questioned till late last night along with other accused.
Egregious slogans threatening Muslims were raised at Jantar Mantar following which the arrests were made. There was outrage after the videos of the anti-Muslim slogans went viral on social media.
In clips shared on social media, “Ram, Ram” chants were raised along with threats to kill Muslims. “Hindustan mein rehna hoga jai shri ram kehna hoga (To stay in India, must say Jai Shri Ram),” the group shouted barely a km from parliament and top government offices.
The police took action only on Monday and rounded up suspects for questioning.