Digvijaya Singh opposes ‘genocide museum’ in MP; says community harmony will be disrupted

Citing unrest to ‘community harmony’, Congress MP Digvijaya Singh on Saturday opposed the establishment of a ‘genocide museum’ for which Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has pledged funds. lands to the director of “The Kashmir Files”, Vivek Agnihotri.

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan had said that the “Kashmir Records” had helped the world to know about the pain and sufferings of Kashmiri Pandits. In a joint statement on Friday, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and Vivek Agnihotri announced the establishment of a museum and art center in the state.

Digvijaya Singh opposes the creation of a “genocide museum”

“I am totally against the creation of a genocide museum in Bhopal. Will not let the communal harmony of Bhopal be disturbed. I oppose it,” Singh, a Rajya Sabha MP, tweeted on Saturday morning.

Chouhan had planted saplings on Friday with Agnihotri and some members of the Kashmiri Pandit community who settled in Bhopal.


Madhya Pradesh Genocide Museum

During his meeting with CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Vivek Agnihotri talked about the museum and asked that he let them build it.

“(CM) He immediately gave land and logistical support,” Agnihotri tweeted. He informed through his tweet that the project will be fully funded by his foundation and people’s contributions. The film has already been declared tax-exempt in Madhya Pradesh and several other BJP-administered states.

The Kashmir Files

‘The Kashmir Files’, directed by Vivek Agnihotri, hits new heights at the box office with worldwide support. The film depicts the painful and heartbreaking stories of Kashmiri pundits who were forced to leave their homes and live as refugees in their own country. The film has won a sea of ​​support from India and across the world.

National award-winning actors Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi and many more supported and breathed life into Vivek Agnihotri’s vision. According to critics, they skillfully portrayed the horrors, pain, and suffering of their characters. Based on the real events of the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits, the film narrates the incidents from the video interviews of the victims of the first generation.

(With PTI inputs)

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