Now, Srirama Sene targets Mulsim mango traders
Kolar District Mango Growers’ Association contended that the call for boycotting Muslim mango traders is unwarranted.
Bengaluru: In a move to systematically economic isolation of the Muslim community in Karnataka, the Hindu right-wing has targetted Muslim mango traders in the state. Hindutva outfit has picked on mango, the summer season fruit, has after hijabs, halal meat and the use of loudspeakers in mosques.
Siddalinga Swamiji of Srirama Sene, who is in limelight for spearheading pro-Hindu issues in the state, argued in support of the mango market's take over by Hindus for the benefit of Hindu mango growers.
Times of India reported that Siddalinga Swamiji of Srirama Sene said: “Mango markets are controlled by Muslim traders and it is high-time poor Hindu mango growers and traders take over. This will also ensure Hindu mango growers prosper.”
Kolar District Mango Growers’ Association contended that the call for boycotting Muslim mango traders is unwarranted. Instead, the association urged better prices for mango crops. They ridiculed the efforts to divide communities and said it was a move by vested interests.