May 23, 2016

India: Right-wing Bajrang Dal men training its 'vigilante' men in Uttar Pradesh in use of rifles and other arms

The Times of India

Bajrang Dal men get arms training 'to save Hindus'
TNN | May 23, 2016, 06.33 AM IST

Ayodhya: Right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal has started training its cadre in Uttar Pradesh in using rifles, swords and laathis so that they can 'protect Hindus from non-brothers'.

A camp was recently organised in Ayodhya. Similar camps would be held till June 5 in Sultanpur, Gorakhpur, Pilibhit, Noida and Fatehpur. Bajrang Dal is the youth wing of Vishva Hindu Parishad, and has faced allegations of rioting and violence against religious minorities.

"The outfit has also been running vigilante cow-protection programmes.