BHOPAL, MAY 19, 2022: A 65-year-old man from the minority Jain community in Madhya Pradesh succumbed to injuries after having been allegedly assaulted by a member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who had assumed he was Muslim. The Hindu right-wing BJP, party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, controls both the state and union governments. Dinesh Kushwaha, the accused, is a BJP worker from Neemuch. According to police, Bhawarlal Jain, the victim, is also from Madhya Pradesh and was suffering from some mental illness.
काश/if Kakvi @KashifKakviMistaking him as Muslim, BJP leader Dinesh Kushwaha assaulted Bhawarlal Jain (65), mentally challenged, in Manasa locality of MP’s Neemuch on May 17-18. Jain succumbed to assault and his body found on May 19. Police booked Kushwaha under section 302/304 of IPC in Manasa PS. ++