With VHP and RSS leaders on stage and Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina and three former state BJP ministers in the audience, Mahant Dinesh Bharati, a prominent face of the 2008 Amarnath agitation, said Hindus should have five children each and that they should all be armed. Bharati was addressing a
Ganga was among two BJP ministers in the previous Mehbooba Mufti government made to resign after they visited a rally held by family members and relatives of men arrested for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua.
According to Bharati, no Hindu will be able to become the prime minister in 2039. “Aap se nivedan…Ek Hindu paanch bacche paide karen aur paanchon ko chote haathon mein hathyar de aur hathiyar le kar eelan karey ki meri taraf kisi ne bhi aankh uthakar deekhi toh uski aankh nikal kar dikaunga,” he said.
“(I have a request. Each Hindu should have five children and weapons should be given to all five children and they should take a pledge that if anybody looked at them with evil intentions, they will cut out their eyes).”