Hindu college students at varied British Universities have launched a marketing campaign towards the controversial Hinduphobic school Abhijit Sarkar over his bigoted and derogatory feedback concentrating on Hindus and their traditions.
Dr Abhijit Sarkar, the Oxford school member, had led the Hinduphobic marketing campaign towards Rashmi Sawant, the primary feminine Indian scholar to be elected as President of the Oxford College Scholar’s Union. The hate marketing campaign and focused on-line abuse resulted within the resignation of Samant from the Scholar’s Union. The Oxford professor later discovered himself embroiled in controversy after a number of of his previous misogynistic and vile tweets resurfaced on the web.
@UniofOxford as a former Visiting Fellow at Oxford I discover school exhibiting views like this overtly towards my religion certainly any religion, obscene offensive and possibly felony incitement to hatred. No Vice Chancellor ought to allow this. pic.twitter.com/kxEwyGsf0k
— Alpesh B. Patel (@alpeshbp) March 1, 2021
Following Sarkar’s Hinduphobic rants and sexist feedback concentrating on Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, an enormous marketing campaign was launched demanding the Oxford College to analyze Abhijit Sarkar’s nasty manner on social media and droop him until the investigations are performed. Nonetheless, Oxford College didn’t take any motion towards the Hinduphobic professor.
Persevering with to demand motion towards Dr Abhijit Sarkar, the Hindu college students of assorted British universities have now demanded strict motion towards the Hinduphobic professor and have additionally launched a marketing campaign to precise solidarity with Hindu voices on British campuses.
Hindu college students are delivering flyers at New Faculty, Oxford College, urging motion towards the bigoted and derogatory feedback of Abhijit Sarkar. They ask, does Sarkar uphold the values of this prestigious faculty? pic.twitter.com/eCtnHrEFw3
— Hindu On Campus (@hinduoncampus) May 12, 2021
The Hindu college students have mentioned that the bigoted statements put out by Sarkar have compromised a protected house for Hindu college students on Oxford college campuses. The Hindu college students have requested the employees and college students of New Faculty of the Oxford College whether or not Sarkar upheld the values of the celebrated faculty by making such bigoted feedback towards Hindus.
We’re proud to face with the Hindu voices on campus who’re elevating consciousness and urging Oxford to analyze. A various coalition of Hindus are standing collectively at the moment. #HindusAgainstHate
— Hindu On Campus (@hinduoncampus) May 12, 2021
“We’re proud to face with the Hindu voices on campus who’re elevating consciousness and urging Oxford to analyze. A various coalition of Hindus are standing collectively at the moment,” mentioned the student-activist group Hindus on Campus. The ‘Hindus on Campus’ is a student-led motion that strives for making a protected house for diaspora Hindus to share their experiences with anti-Hindu bigotry and standing collectively towards racism.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa writes letter to Oxford College
Final week, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa wrote a letter to Liesl Elder, a senior official at Oxford College, with a purpose to draw consideration to the harassment suffered by Rashmi Samant. Condemning the vitriolic assault on Rashmi Samant by the varsity’s school member Dr Abhijit Sarkar, the Karnataka CM had mentioned that such systematic concentrating on of Indian abroad college students was a matter of grave concern and as Chief Minister, it made him frightened.
In his letter, Yediyurappa had mentioned that Dr Abhijit Sarkar had stalked Rashmi Samant and attacked her and her household for his or her Hindu religion. He additionally mentioned that the assaults on her have been “extremely objectionable and discriminatory”. He additionally accused Sarkar of defaming coastal Karnataka by calling it Islamophobic.
He urged the College to make sure the protection of Rashmi Samant and her household and take expeditious and stringent motion towards folks harassing her.
The Oxford racism row
Rashmi Samant was hounded by leftists and anti-Hindu propagandists after turning into the primary feminine Indian elect of Oxford College Scholar’s Union on February 11. She was compelled to resign inside days after being abused, bullied and focused for being a Hindu and over her views towards British colonisation.
In a coordinated attack, her previous social media posts have been dredged up, accusing her of being racist, anti-semitic, Islamophobic, transphobic over trivial feedback. Apart from this, Rashmi was additionally focused for being a Hindu. One of many school members in Oxford – Dr Abhijit Sarkar had even dragged Rashmi’s dad and mom into the controversy, attacking them for having a Lord Shri Ram show image on their social media accounts whereas claiming that Rashmi’s scholar council elections have been funded by Prime Minister Modi.
He had even accused Rashmi of being Islamophobic by alleging that she got here from coastal Karnataka, which the school member termed as “a bastion of Islamophobic far-right forces”. Following the controversy, netizens from the world over had demanded the dismissal of Hinduphobic school AbhijitSarkar and had trended hashtag #DismissAbhijitSarkar on Twitter.