Madhya Pradesh DGP Vivek Johri ordered removing of a retired senior police officer from a WhatsApp group of state IPS officers for posting a message in opposition to the Muslim neighborhood and refusing to delete it when requested to.
Maithili Sharan Gupta, who retired as Special DGP (Police Reform), just lately shared a YouTube channel hyperlink on the WhatsApp group, IPS MP, that inspired Hindus to counter Muslims who claimed that their forefathers selected to remain in India throughout Partition. This was in response to an argument lyricist Javed Akhtar made just lately that the forefathers of current day Muslims selected India as their home.
Along with the YouTube hyperlink, Gupta posted: “Those who voted for Muslim League, instead of going to Pakistan, they stayed back in India. Post-Independence, our black Britishers let them sit on the heads of Hindus. They were given more rights under law and this is the root cause of all problems. They were made education ministers, subsequently they changed your history.” He additionally requested all group members to subscribe to the YouTube channel.
After Gupta posted his message, DGP Johri posted: “Such political/communal post should have no place in this group. Pl delete.” He additionally requested the group admin to behave. Soon the group admin referred to as up Gupta, asking him to delete his publish, however he refused.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Gupta mentioned, “A very junior officer called me and asked me to delete the post. But I told him that I found nothing objectionable in it and refused to delete it. After that I don’t really know what happened, I haven’t checked the groups, but some reporters called me, seeking my comment, informing me that the DGP has removed me from the group.”
Gupta mentioned he didn’t thoughts being faraway from the group. These issues are smaller points, however you will need to draw the eye of the general public on the sufferings of Hindus, he mentioned.
When requested who he was referring to as “kaale angrez” or black Britishers, Gupta mentioned, “The ones who were in power when this country was handed over by the Britishers and it also applies to the present regime who are unable to bring any change in favour of the Hindus.”
After being knowledgeable that Gupta had refused to delete the publish, the DGP, in one other message, mentioned, “If he is not prepared to delete the communal post, he need not be in his group.” Gupta was subsequently faraway from the group.
When reached for feedback, DGP Johri mentioned: “It is a private matter. Non-members of that group have no business to ask about it.”
Incidentally, in February 2020, Gupta had pitched himself on social media for the publish of DGP following hypothesis that the then state police chief could also be transferred. In a social media publish, which went viral, Gupta had mentioned he had the capability to show round policing within the state, and sought help of the general public and media.