On Friday, some of the Indian Muslims took to the streets to protest against French President Emanuel Macron. Not only in the against of the French president but the protesters protested against everything that was happening in France.
What did they do?
In Deoband town of western Uttar Pradesh, the protesters pasted photos of Emanuel Macron on the road between Jama Masjid and Bada Jiya-ul-Haq locality. Condemning Macron’s comments, the protesters also took out a march and handed over a memorandum — addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind — to the Deoband sub-divisional magistrate of Deoband urging the central government to protest with the French government.
In Aligarh too, protesters protested against Emanuel Macron but also raised slogans asking for the death penalty for him.
In Vadodara city of Gujrat, the protestors called for a boycott of France and the French president Emanuel Macron and it looked like “boycott French products” came in India from other parts of the globe.
According to the sources, the protesters in Vadodara city carried Emanuel Macron’s photograph with “Boycott Macron” and “Boycott France” written on it near a road at Nawab Wada.
Similarly, Congress MLA Arif Masood led a mob of thousands of people in Bhopal city of Madhya Pradesh to protest against Emanuel Macron.
Also, in Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar, protesters pasted the posters of Emanuel Macron on a busy road to insult him. However, the posters were later removed.
Such types of protests were also seen in other parts of the country including Ludhiana, Saharanpur, and Srinagar.
However, Indian and the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi has stood by French President Emmanuel Macron’s tough fight against terrorism.
Meanwhile, in France, the government has announced a countrywide lockdown due to the resurgence of the coronavirus infection, however, a large section of the country came out of their houses to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the attack.