Former Judges, Bureaucrats Defend PM Modi’s Government In Open Letter, Bash Critical Colleagues – What We Know!

Former Judges, Bureaucrats Defend PM In Open Letter, Bash Critical Colleagues

It additionally referred to as out its alleged “silence” on post-poll violence in West Bengal.

New Delhi:

A gaggle of former judges and bureaucrats has issued a rejoinder to a different ex-bureaucrats’ group, which expressed concern about “politics of hate” in an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing it of attempting to sway public opinion in useless and indulging in “advantage signalling”.

Calling itself ‘Involved Residents’, the group stated it doesn’t consider the open letter to PM Modi by the Constitutional Conduct Group (CCG) — the title of the affiliation of former bureaucrats — had “honest motivations”.

They stated the letter was the group’s solution to let loose its frustration in opposition to the general public opinion which stays “solidly behind Modi” and cited BJP’s current election wins.

Eight former judges, 97 former bureaucrats, and 92 former armed forces officers signed the open letter written to PM Modi to counter the letter criticising him and different BJP governments by the CCG, which was signed by 108 former bureaucrats.

“Their ‘anger and anguish’ shouldn’t be solely empty virtue-signalling, however they’re additionally truly fuelling the politics of hate they search to fight by making an attempt to engineer hate in opposition to the current authorities with their patent prejudices and false portrayals,” stated ‘Involved Residents’.

“That these open letters repeat the identical language, have the identical tenor and use biased phrases with clear ideological moorings speaks for itself.” The group tried to attract consideration to a “placing similarity between the phrasing of the CCG missives and utterances within the western media or by western companies” questioning the group’s intent.

It additionally referred to as out its alleged “silence” on post-poll violence in West Bengal.

“It lays naked their cynical and unprincipled strategy to points,” the PM Modi-defending group stated.

“The identical angle shapes their reactions (or reasonably the dearth of any response) to the a number of violent incidents in varied states dominated by totally different political events and focused violation of human rights adversely affecting the livelihoods of the poor no matter their faith,” it stated.

The ex-judges and bureaucrats alleged that the “studied omissions” of the CCG had uncovered it.

In addition they claimed that the cases of main communal violence have “palpably” decreased beneath the BJP authorities, which has been appreciated by the general public.

“This has instigated teams just like the CCG to spotlight past proportion sporadic cases of communal violence that no society can solely eradicate,” it stated.

The 108 former civil servants had written to PM Modi, urging him to name for an finish to what they termed a “politics of hate” allegedly practised “assiduously” by the governments beneath BJP’s management.

In an open letter, they’d stated, “we’re witnessing a frenzy of hate-filled destruction within the nation the place on the sacrificial altar should not simply Muslims and members of the opposite minority communities however the Structure itself”.

Within the counter-letter, the ‘Involved Residents’ group suggested the previous civil servants in opposition to “orchestrating a false narrative of colourable use of state energy”.

It alleged that the opposite group’s actual intention is to foster a counter-narrative in opposition to the “premeditated assaults on peaceable processions throughout Hindu festivals, be it in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat or New Delhi”.

It accused the group of getting “double requirements”, creating a problem out of “non-issues”, and having a “distorted pondering”.

The group alleged that the CCG’s try to “resort to bloated vocabulary to seize worldwide consideration, motivated tirades in opposition to the democratically elected governments” was a “malaise of our society”.

It additionally alleged that the current controversies referring to hijab and halal certification amongst others had been the work of “vested pursuits” that needed to maintain alive the narrative of “Muslim persecution” and “Hindu majoritarianism and Hindu nationalism” beneath the BJP.

“Such a story will get recognition and encouragement from worldwide lobbies that need to halt India’s progress,” it claimed.

“The so-called intellectuals, the identical set of retired civil servants and their backend worldwide lobbies search to capitalise on this narrative to create political and social fissures in India and weaken the nation from inside on the pretext that they’re serving some larger constitutional trigger when they’re serving their very own egos,” it stated.

The group suggested the CCG to free itself from its “private biases and suggest viable options”, and requested it to not “unfold concern and falsehoods, in search of to stir up religion-based separatism and even Balkanisation”.

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