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Banning Bajrang Dal in Chhattisgarh: CM Bhupesh Baghel to Consider if Necessary

Amid calls for the ban of the right-wing group Bajrang Dal. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel of Chhattisgarh has stated that he will consider it if necessary.

Background of Controversy

Several controversies have involved the Bajrang Dal, and people have accused the group of promoting religious intolerance and violence against minorities. People linked the group to the assault on a Muslim man in Uttar Pradesh, which led to renewed calls for its ban.

CM Bhupesh Baghel’s Statement

During a press conference, CM Baghel was asked about the possibility of banning the Bajrang Dal in Chhattisgarh. He replied that he was aware of the controversy surrounding the group and would consider a ban if necessary.

He added that maintaining communal harmony is his government’s commitment. His government would not tolerate any organization that promotes hate and violence.

Mixed Reactions to the Statement

The CM’s statement has received mixed reactions, with some welcoming the possibility of a ban and others criticizing it as an attack on Hindu culture and traditions.

The Bajrang Dal has also responded to the statement, saying that they are a peaceful organization. It works for the protection of Hindu culture and would not tolerate any violence or hatred.


The controversy surrounding the Bajrang Dal continues, and the state government is considering the possibility of banning the organization in Chhattisgarh. The CM’s statement highlights the ongoing debate about the role of such groups in promoting communal harmony. The need to balance freedom of expression with public safety.

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