Jharkhand government to take strong action against attack on Agnivesh: Uma Bharti

Vastavam web: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti today urged the Jharkhand government to take strong action against those who had attacked activist Swami Agnivesh in the state’s Pakur district on Tuesday. “I condemn the attack on Swami Agnivesh which took place on July 17. Ideological tolerance is the strength of India. View points can be countered by view points not by arms.

“I urge to the Jharkhand state government to take strong action against those who are responsible for the attack,” Bharti tweeted. The 79-year-old activist was in Pakur to address a tribal festival organised to commemorate the 195th foundation of Damin-i-Koh, part of land allocated to Santhals, at Littipara stadium, around 350km northeast from state capital Ranchi. “As soon as I came out of the venue, BJYM and ABVP activists attacked me without any provocation. They alleged that I was speaking against Hindus, Agnivesh had told