The resolution asserts that there are many academics who have spread hatred against Hindus and have made derogatory comments on the great religious books of Hindus.
US Georgia Assembly Hinduphobia Resolution: Taking a historic step, the US state of Georgia has passed the first ever resolution condemning Hinduphobia in its assembly. Georgia has become the first state in America to condemn Hinduphobia. This law has been appreciated for the contribution of Hindus in the development of America, especially Georgia. The Georgia Assembly has passed a resolution against Hinduphobia, according to the Twitter handle of CoHNA, a coalition of Hindus in North America.
Resolution against Hinduphobia
CoHNA, Organization of Hindus of North America, is a civil rights organization representing and advocating for the rights of the Hindu community in North America. At the same time, the Georgia Assembly has passed a resolution citing ‘understanding of Hinduphobia’. It is emphasized in this resolution that Hinduism, one of the oldest religions of the world, is a giant religion. More than 120 crore people who believe in Hinduism live in more than 100 countries of the world. It has been said in the resolution that there are some people who spread hatred of Hindus, behave destructively and abusively against them, which manifests in the form of prejudice, fear and hatred of them. The resolution further states that Hinduism, the world’s most ancient religion, is founded on the values of acceptance, mutual respect and peace. It represents a range of diverse traditions and belief systems. Let us tell you that Georgia is the first state in America, which has passed such a resolution against Hinduphobia.
Georgia becomes the first US state to recognize Hinduphobia. The Georgia Assembly recently passed a resolution condemning Hindu hatred. The resolution comes a year after India asked the UN to ensure that Hinduphobia is also included in all official documentation.@roypranesh pic.twitter.com/w1lvNNZFxD
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What was the resolution taken in the assembly?
In the resolution passed in the resolution against Hinduphobia in the Georgia Assembly, it has been underlined that the American Hindu community has important fields such as medical, science and engineering, information technology, hospitality, finance, education, manufacturing, energy, retail business. Valuable contributions have been made in the fields. The resolution further states that Hindus in America have enriched the country’s cultural fabric by contributing to the country “in the fields of yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, food, music, arts, which are widely recognized in American society.” has been adopted and enriched the lives of millions of people.” Meanwhile, CoHNA wrote on Twitter that the legislative delegation from Forsyth County in the suburbs of Atlanta, home to one of the largest Hindu American and Indian American diaspora communities, called for recognizing Hinduphobia and ending anti-Hindu hatred. Have done
The resolution of the Georgia Assembly states that anti-Hinduism has been promoted by many academics and Hinduphobia has been institutionalized. During this time, cases of hate crimes against Hindu-Americans have increased in many parts of America and there are many academics in the world who support the abolition of Hinduism and make derogatory allegations against the holy books of Hindus. Let us tell you that CoHNA, a coalition of Hindus of North America, organized Hindu Advocacy Day on March 22 at the Georgia State Capitol against violence against Hindus, in which more than 25 lawmakers participated. Members of the Democratic and Republican parties also participated in the program. Rajeev Menon, Vice President of CoHNA, said on the occasion, “Thank you to the lawmakers who have decided to join us, as it shows the importance and respect they have for the Hindu community. ”