An attempt to religious conversion in the Carnival fest in Ahmedabad (Gujarat) by Santa Claus !

Scuffle took after the opposition by the Hindu organisations

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) – In the ongoing ‘Kankaria Carnival’ in Ahmedabad city in Gujarat, some people roamed around as Santa Claus and had a brief scuffle with Hindu organisations. Later the man dressed as Santa Claus also started shouting slogans of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Har Har Mahadev’. This incident took place on 30th December. In this Carnival, around 12 lakh people were present.

1. Locals said that for the last few days, these people wearing such clothes were distributing books of missionaries to propagate Christianity. As soon as the organisations came to know about it, they reached the spot and after that, an altercation broke out and resulted in a scuffle. A video of this incident has become viral on social media. It’s said that these activists were of Bajrang Dal.

2. A spokesman for the Vishwa Hindu Parishad told the Divya Bhaskar, about the matter, “For four days, near the gate of the Kankaria Carnival, some people, dressed as Santa Claus, were promoting the activity of conversion by distributing books preaching Christianity and explaining about Christianity. The opposition was raised after knowing about it.”

Editorial viewpoints

  • In a Hindu-majority country like India, attempts at religious conversion are openly taking place, it is shameful for Hindus !
  • Hindus wonder when will the Central Government implement the anti-religious conversion Act !