Hindu Samhati’s 8th anniversary was celebrated on 14 Feb. 2016 at Esplanade, Kolkata. Chief Guest of the event was Francois Gautier. Besides him, many other dignitaries like Bala Guru, USA, Global Hindu Heritage Foundation, Sardar Ravijot Singh, Delhi, Swami Pradiptananda ji Maharaj, Bharat Sevashram Sangha, Swami Tejasananda ji Maharaj, Bholagiri Ashram, Haridwar, Shri. Bandhu Gourab Brahmachari, Maha Uddharan Math, Debtanu Bhattacharya – Secretary, HS were also present in the event.
The Meeting was presided over by Tapan Ghosh, Founder President of Hindu Samhati. The rally was attended by more than 50,000 activists who came from all corners of the state.Shri. Francois Gautier, in his speech, claimed that Hindus are the most tolerant race in the world. He promised to keep working for this great culture. Shri. Bala Guru appreciated the work of Hindu Samhati. He assured full support to Tapan Ghosh in his mission. Sardar Ravijot Singh appealed everyone to work for Hindus and drive away anti-national elements out of country. Swami Pradiptananda ji Maharaj said Hindus are tolerant but not coward. If anybody insults our dharma, we should eliminate that person – that is the call of dharma.
Shri. Tapan Ghosh, in his speech, strongly criticized the police of Howrah district who has failed to provide adequate security to Hindu Samhati activists against jihadi attacks while they were coming to attend that rally. He also criticized Mamata Banerjee’s minority appeasement policy. He categorically proved that Mamata’s reliance on Muslim vote bank was nothing but a myth. He urged Hindus to not to rely on any political party or administration for their protection against jihadi threats rather he asked them to defend themselves.