Massive protests were held against the worst human rights violations of minorities in India and occupied Jammu and Kashmir by Narendra Modi led Indian government, on the occasion of the World Hindu Foundation’s second World Hindu Congress (WHC) meeting in Chicago, this week.
According to Kashmir media serice, various organizations and individuals came together and held a sit-in outside the venue.
They also held a rally to protest the ongoing human rights violations committed against minorities in India.
Sikhs, Indian Muslims, Dalits, Indian Christians and Kashmiris were part of the protest programme.
Non-Resident Indians urged the Indian leadership including RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, attending the function, to oppose the current actions of their government against the minorities and Kashmiri people.
Most of the protesters had traveled from different parts of the United States to take part in the weekend protests. As RSS Chief, Mohan Bhagwat took the stage, protesters were heard raising slogans: “Stop Hindu Fascism” and “RSS Turn Around, We do not Want You in Town.”
Protesters focused mainly on crimes against religious minorities in India and human rights violations in Kashmir. Several protesters had sign boards and banners, highlighting the atrocities committed against civilians in Kashmir. Slogans like Hum Kya Chahtay Azadi were also heard, reports said.—APP