Days after one other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief was killed by the Naxals (Maoist) in ballot certain Chhattisgarh, former chief minister (CM) of the state Raman Singh pledged that he is not going to neglect the killing of his occasion functionary. Taking to Twitter, the previous CM, after assembly with the household of the deceased BJP chief Birjhu Taram, wrote in a submit, “It’s my promise to you, sister neither I will forget this scene nor I will let Chhattisgarh forget it.”
Further, whereas attacking the state authorities, the saffron occasion’s stalwart from the tribal (Vanvasi)-dominated state stated, “Those undemocratic and communal cowards who killed Birjhu are protected by this government, and we will overthrow them.” Earlier, Singh together with different leaders interacted with the relations of the deceased BJP chief and guaranteed that justice will likely be served.
The former CM additionally took half within the final journey of the deceased BJP functionary and challenged the ‘undemocratic powers’ to do no matter they’ll, quoting that the tears of individuals of Mohla Manpur will flip you into ashes.
मेरा वादा है बहन कि यह दृश्य न मैं भूलूँगा और न छत्तीसगढ़ को भूलने दूँगा।
जिनके संरक्षण में अलोकतांत्रिक और सांप्रदायिक कायरों ने हमारी बहन की माँग का सिंदूर और बेटियों के सर से साया छीना है उस निकम्मी सरकार को हम छत्तीसगढ़वासी जड़ से उखाड़ कर बाहर फेंक देंगे। pic.twitter.com/QfTKUhZB0B
— Dr Raman Singh (@drramansingh) October 22, 2023
Killing of Birjhu Taram
It is to be famous that in one other incident of focused killings of the BJP functionaries within the state by the Maoists, the previous workplace bearer of the occasion in Mohla Manpur, Birju Taram, was killed by suspected Maoists in Sarkheda village underneath the Aundh police station limits of Mohla Manpur on Friday, October 20.
According to the studies, the BJP chief was killed when he was returning dwelling after providing prayers at Durga Pandal within the village when armed males opened indiscriminate fireplace upon him, leaving him useless. Birjhu was stated to be on the right track of Maoists and another individuals after he re-installed the Durga idol close to the village, which was earlier stolen and set ablaze by some unknown individuals.
जलते घर को देखने वालों फूस का छप्पर आपका है
आपके पीछे तेज़ हवा है आगे मुकद्दर आपका है।
उस के क़त्ल पे मैं भी चुप था मेरा नम्बर अब आया
मेरे क़त्ल पे आप भी चुप है अगला नम्बर आपका है।
इतिहास सब याद रखेगा, आज फैसला छत्तीसगढ़वासियों के हाथ में है कि उन्हें कल अपने बच्चों के लिए कैसा… pic.twitter.com/YAbUKjiaRT
— Dr Raman Singh (@drramansingh) October 21, 2023
Notably, this isn’t the primary time that the Maoist have intentionally focused and killed any functionaries of the saffron occasion and comparable incidents of focused killings of the BJP employees had additionally occurred within the ballot certain state in latest months.
Recent Killings of BJP leaders in Chhattisgarh
The first brutal homicide within the sequence was of Neelkanth Kerrekam, the then BJP president of Usur Mandal of Bijapur. Neelkantha had arrived at his ancestral dwelling when three armed cadres of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) dragged and brutally hacked him to loss of life in entrance of the relations whereas a whole lot of Maoists surrounded the village on February 05 this yr.
The second homicide within the sequence was of Saagar Sahu the then BJP vp of Narayanpur district. Saagar was shot useless at his dwelling by two armed cadres of the outlawed outfit, who barged into his home and shot him from shut vary earlier than fleeing the spot on the night of February 10.
The third brutal assault on a BJP functionary occurred on the following day when a former village head related to the saffron occasion was hacked to loss of life close to Handawada waterfall of Dantewada district on February 11. The deceased BJP functionary Ramadhir Aalmi was travelling from Murumwada to Hitameta village when round 5-6 cadres of the banned Maoist group hacked him to loss of life.
Earlier, the physique of one other BJP chief, Budhram Katram, was additionally recovered close to a culvert on Jagdalpur Geedam Highway in January this yr. It was then alleged by the relations that Budhram was additionally killed by the Maoists.
Mohla Manpur Region
It is to be famous that the Mohla Manpur area of the state is taken into account a hotbed of the Maoist insurgency, the place the extremists have repeatedly carried out focused killings of civilians and political representatives. In the previous, the Maoists have additionally threatened the BJP leaders of the areas, which led to calls for of tightening safety and a tug of struggle between the opposition BJP and the ruling Congress occasion.
Notably, earlier, a native chief, Sarju Tekam, whereas addressing a gathering close to Vashisht Chowk at Manpur, had additionally threatened the BJP leaders not to come within the Vanvasi-dominated areas to search votes.
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Giving an open name to stab the BJP leaders, Sarju had stated that “if the BJP people came into tribal regions during elections, you should stab them and send them naked, I take the guarantee.”
तो अब नक्सलियों की अधिकारिक पार्टी है कांग्रेस…
मंच से खुलेआम कांग्रेसी नेता द्वारा भाजपा नेताओं की हत्या करने की धमकी दी जा रही है और कांग्रेस के विधायक इसका समर्थन कर रहे हैं।
मोहला-मानपुर में अब तक पाँच भाजपा कार्यकर्ताओं की हत्या हो चुकी है, क्या इसके पीछे कांग्रेसी… pic.twitter.com/U2UlpjC5Cs
— BJP Chhattisgarh (@BJP4CGState) July 31, 2023
The BJP state unit, after the incident, demanded the arrest of Sarju Tekam and motion in opposition to the native Congress MLA. The occasion, after the incident, alleged that whereas as many as 5 BJP employees have been killed in Mohla Manpur, Congress employees are overtly threatening the BJP occasion employees.