Mumbai: Comic Munawar Faruqui, who was earlier arrested in Indore for allegedly cracking anti-Hindu jokes, has once more come underneath assault by varied teams of the Hindu right-wing on social media for his upcoming present in Mumbai.
Uncertainty now looms over Faruqui’s present given the threats by these teams who demand the present to be cancelled. Based on Bookmyshow, Faruqui’s present titled ‘Dongri to nowhere’ is scheduled to happen on October 29-31 in Mumbai.
The appropriate-wing teams have began an organised social media marketing campaign underneath the hashtag #GoBackMunawar to focus on the comic. They’re alleging that his exhibits are ‘anti-Hindu’ and threatening his impending occasion claiming that it’ll damage the non secular sentiments of Hindus.
Tagging Mumbai police of their tweets, the right-wing persons are demanding a ban on his upcoming exhibits in Mumbai. Nonetheless, there was no response from the town police but.
Yogi Devnath, a Gujarat-based Sadhu Samaj member took to Twitter and wrote, “I didn’t permit even a single program of this Anti-Hindu Munawar Faruqui To occur in Gujarat Now Mumbai Additionally Says #GoBackMunawar.”
It’s to be famous that a number of weeks in the past, Faruqui’s proposed tour to a number of cities of Gujarat was additionally threatened by the Hindutva teams. Militant Bajrang Dal from the state pledged that it wouldn’t let the comic carry out and in addition issued a warning to the organisers to cancel his exhibits.
A Twitter deal with, Saffron Suppose Tank, can be actively campaigning to ban the comic from performing. The deal with additionally threatened Bookmyshow for promoting tickets to his present.
“#GoBackMunawar We gained’t permit @munawar0018 to unfold any extra #HinduPhobia. All #Hindu Orgs shall unite to cancel his #Mumbai Exhibits. He has damage sentiments of Hindus by making enjoyable of #HinduGods. @bookmyshow additionally, you will face penalties for promoting his tickets. #MunawarFaruqui,” learn a tweet by the deal with.
GoBackMunawar has been trending on Twitter. Try the tweets beneath:
Nonetheless, a piece of social media customers have come out in help of Munawar Faruqui saying, ‘Stage is ready for you’ with hashtags corresponding to #wearewithmunawar and #welovemunawar.
Earlier this yr, Munawar Faruqui was arrested in Indore, MP for allegedly hurting non secular sentiments. BJP activists accused him of a derogatory reference to Hindu Gods throughout one in every of his exhibits. He was granted bail by the Supreme Court docket, greater than a month after his arrest.