According to details, three Muslim students from a madressah in New Delhi’s surrounding Begampur area were beaten up by members of a Hindu extremist group for not chanting the ‘Jai Mata Ki’ slogan. One of the students was assaulted so severely that his arm broke.
“We had gone to a park nearby. Some men came and slapped one of my friends, asked him to say ‘Jai Mata Ki’ and they said they would kill us if we don’t say it. But we didn’t say,” said one of the students.
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In recent months, Bollywood superstars such as Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan have also been openly threatened and criticised by members and activists of the conservative BJP in India. The Dadri lynching case was an eye-opener in which a Muslim man was lynched by an angry mob which had heard rumours that him and his family had consumed beef.