Crowd funding drive for Ayodhya Ram Mandir, Vishwa Hindu Parishad to launch drive from Makar Sankranti
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has announced that it will launch a mega public outreach programme to crowd-fund the grand Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. According to its leader Champat Rai, VHP cadres will fan out across the country to collect funds from as many as 10 crore people in four lakh villages. The drive will begin from Makar Sankranti (January 15) and conclude on February 27 on the occasion of Magh Poornima and birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas.
In this intensive and extensive campaign from the upcoming Makar Sankranti to Magh Purnima, VHP karyakartas will reach out to 110 million families of 400,000 villages of the country and propagate and flourish Ramatwa by connecting the common man directly with Shri Ram Janmabhoomi. With the support of people of every caste, creed, sect, region and language of the country, the Ram temple will actually take the form of a Rashtra Mandir (Temple of the nation).
Moradabad SP MP ST Hasan, on Thursday, urged Muslim youth to consider Hindu girls as their ‘sisters’ and said that they should not fall for them in view of the new ‘love jihad’ ordinance passed by the Uttar Pradesh government. He alleged that the BJP ‘creates a distance between Hindus and Muslims when elections approach’. On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet passed the contentious ‘Love Jihad’ ordinance to counter the alleged cases of ‘Love Jihad’.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Sunday said the state police have been asked to examine the series ‘A Suitable Boy’ being streamed on Netflix to check if kissing scenes in it were filmed in a temple and if it hurt religious sentiments. The minister also hinted at taking legal action against the makers of the series.
We don’t need to get our Hindutva certified from any party. We were, we are and we will always be Hindutvawadi. We don’t play Hindutva politics like them. Whenever the country needs us, Shiv Sena will always come forward wielding the sword of Hindutva. This is not a victory or defeat of anybody.
Former USA President Barack Obama shared praise for Mahabharata, Ramayana and Bollywood films in his book A Promised Land
Former United States of America President Barack Obama’s book A Promised Land has already become a talking point in India before its release, courtesy its multiple references to the country and key politicians from his previous visits. Obama’s comments about Congress leader Rahul Gandhi that he was ‘eager to impress’ while lacking the ‘aptitude and passion’ had sparked a political row and huge debate on social media. As the book hit book stores on Tuesday, the India mentions in the book also included the Mahabharata, Ramayana and Bollywood.
Places of religious worship in Maharashtra, which were shut since the imposition of COVID-19 lockdown in March, reopened on Monday with devotees visiting some of the prominent temples and shrines in the state. The reopening of the places of worship coincided with the Diwali ”Padwa”, which is an important festival in the state.
Hemant Soren’s Jharkhand government has banned performing the Chhath Puja on water bodies in the state
Jharkhand government has banned performing the Chhath Puja on water bodies in the state. The decision by the state government comes in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. According to the guidelines issued by the State Disaster Management Committee late on Sunday, all precautions will be taken by the government to ensure the safety of people amid the pandemic while performing the Chhath Puja.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Stuck in Kedarnath after heavy snowfall
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are stuck at Kedarnath owing to harsh weather conditions following heavy snowfall. The two chief ministers took part in the portal closing ceremony of Kedarnath temple amidst heavy snowfall. DG (Law and order), Uttarakhand, Ashok Kumar confirmed that the Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh chief ministers are stuck in Kedarnath due to extreme weather conditions.
Kejriwal’s Diwali Pooja has made poodles on both the sides uncomfortable. One side is afraid to lose its monopoly over Hindus and the other side is calling him a Sanghi who faked secularism. According to Islamist logic, a secular Hindu politician never does pooja. Oh My Goat.
This is the greatest shift in Indian politics that PM Modi has brought about. Today, one can’t afford to be anti-Hindu and be relevant in politics. This is the new normal. This was dream of Veer Savarkar: “Hinduise all politics”. Best wishes to Kejriwal’s Diwali Pujan.
The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala opened for the two-month-long annual pilgrimage season on Sunday evening. The new head priest took charge on the opening day but pilgrims will be allowed to trek to the hilltop shrine from Monday morning. There are many restrictions in place for pilgrims in view of Covid-19. Only 1000 pilgrims will be allowed to trek to the shrine in a day and they will have to carry a Covid-19-free certificate, obtained not more than 24 hours before reaching the base camp at Pamba.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended Diwali wishes to the nation. Taking to Twitter, the prime minister said, “Wishing everyone a Happy Diwali! May this festival further brightness and happiness. May everyone be prosperous and healthy.” On Friday, he appealed to citizens of the country to light a ‘diya’ on Diwali as a salute to the soldiers guarding the nation on the borders.
Sonia Gandhi wished fellow citizens on the occasion of Diwali and hoped that the festival of lights would end the gloom of pandemic
Congress president Sonia Gandhi wished fellow citizens on the occasion of Diwali and hoped that the festival of lights would end the gloom of pandemic, darkness of economic recession and distress. Sending greetings and warm wishes to all countrymen and women, she wished this joyous and pious occasion will put the nation back on to the path of progress, harmony and prosperity.
Article 370 is not linked to Muslims or Hindus. It was enacted to protect the identity of J&K. People are now worried about their future. They [Centre] have not only abrogated Article 370, but have also desecrated Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Constitution.
Diwali: We are giving relaxation of 2 hours for those who want to sell crackers and burst them – Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Coronavirus cases are rising along with pollution, so we have to take tough decisions regarding crackers. Yet, we are giving relaxation of 2 hours for those who want to sell crackers and burst them. Traders can sell crackers during these 2 hours.
While undoubtedly there are huge challenges ahead, I have every confidence in the resilience and resolve and good sense of people across the country and that together we will overcome this virus, just as Diwali teaches us that light triumphs over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance. Jsust as Lord Rama and his wife Sita found their way home after the defeat of the demon king Ravana, their way lit by many millions of lamps, so too we shall find our way through this, and we shall do so triumphantly.
Please don’t burst crackers at any cost. You’re playing with the lives of your own family by bursting crackers. On 14th Nov, 7.39 pm onwards, all 2 crores Delhi citizens will perform Laxmi Puja together. I’ll begin Puja which will be telecast live on TV.
If we burst firecrackers on this Diwali, we are playing with the lives of our children and families – Arvind Kejriwal
The chief minister said that at present, Delhi has been facing two issues – the COVID-19 pandemic and the rising air pollution – adding that the AAP government is making all efforts to deal with the situation. “The COVID-19 situation is deteriorating in Delhi due to rising air pollution,” he said while appealing to people to avoid bursting firecrackers this Diwali. “If we burst firecrackers on this Diwali, we are playing with the lives of our children and families…,” he added.
Filmmaker Prakash Jha’s web series, Aashram, was served a legal notice for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments. The legal notice was sent to the OTT platform MX Player, which streams the show, as well as producer-director Jha, on the ground of “directly targeting the ancient tradition, custom, culture of Hindu, Ashramas Dharma”. The notice was sent by Surjeet Singh, Pradesh Sangathan Mahamantri of Karni Sena.
Abhimanyu Pawar, BJP MLA from Ausa (Maharashtra) seeking action against Amitabh Bachchan for hurting Hindu sentiments in TV Show Kaun Banega Crorepati
BJP MLA in Maharashtra approached police seeking action against megastar Amitabh Bachchan and makers of TV show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 12’ for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments. Abhimanyu Pawar, BJP legislator from Ausa in Latur district, in a complaint to Latur SP Nikhil Pingle said action should be taken against Bachchan and Sony Entertainment Television over a question asked during Friday’s Karamveer special episode.
There was an attempt to insult Hindus and create discord between Hindus and Buddhists who have been living in harmony.
All the four options pertained to Hindu religion – Abhimanyu Dattatray Pawar on Amitabh Bachchan’s KBC for Hurting Hindu Sentiments
All the four options pertained to Hindu religion. It is clear that the motive behind this question was to hurt the sentiments of Hindus. This question spreads the message that Hindu religious scriptures are meant for burning and triggers enmity between Hindus and followers of Buddhism.
A case has been filed against two persons after they allegedly offered namaz at a temple in Mathura town of Uttar Pradesh. The two have been identified as Faizal Khan and Mohammad Chand. The incident took place at the Nand Baba Mandir in Nandgaon area.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Kaun Banega Crorepati 12′ has landed in trouble for hurting Hindu sentiments, FIR registered in Lucknow
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 12’ has landed in trouble for one of the questions asked during Friday’s Karamveer special episode. An FIR has been registered against Big B and the show makers for “hurting Hindu sentiments” in Lucknow. Q: On 25 December 1927, Dr BR Ambedkar and his followers burned copies of which scripture? Options: (A) Vishnu Purana (B) Bhagavad Gita, (C) Rigdev (D) Manusmriti.
More than 10 Hindu households were vandalized and torched in Comilla district of Bangladesh after a Facebook post
More than 10 Hindu households were vandalized and torched in Comilla district of Bangladesh after a man reportedly shared a Facebook post on the controversy surrounding publication of Prophet Mohammed’s cartoons in France. The incident took place at the Korbanpur village under Muradnagar upazila of Comilla.
Anybody makes cartoons on Ram, Krishan, Maa Durga or any God for that matter Allah, Christ, must be punished – Kangana Ranaut
Anybody makes cartoons on Ram, Krishan, Maa Durga or any God for that matter Allah, Christ, must be punished if they do it at work place or social media suspend them, if they disrespect openly send them to jail for 6 months, that’s all, people have a right to be atheist.
Sanghis are Hindus. I am Hindu. If they peddle primitive ideas I would protest strongly because that would directly affect my life. Practices of other religions don’t affect my daily life. Why is it so difficult to understand?
Delhi government has decided to make this year’s Diwali pollution-free and has permitted the use of only eco-friendly crackers
In a bid to keep pollution in check during winters, the Delhi government has decided to make Diwali pollution-free and has only allowed eco-friendly crackers to be used for the festival. A fine of upto Rs 1 lakh will be imposed on those violating the order and burning polluting crackers.
Sabarimala Pilgrimage 2020: Devotees will be required to produce COVID-19 negative certificate obtained within 24 hours of darshan
The pilgrim season to Kerala’s Sabarimala temple will start on November 16. The authorities have limited the number of pilgrims to 1,000 per day during the initial days of the week, however, increasing up to 5,000 on special days. The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa will open for the two-month long pilgrim season starting from November 16, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
Hindus declined due to family planning. Sometimes a woman is called an item. His intellect feels pity. If you are a resident of India, learn to respect the woman, otherwise it will be like the effigies of Ravana. I say understand. If you do not take back your words, then your bad fate is coming. Those who said the item, say the same words to their wife, daughter, sister. They have such a culture.
After centuries of penance, finally a grand Ram Temple is being built in Ayodhya – Prime Minister Narendra Modi
After centuries of penance, finally a grand Ram Temple is being built in Ayodhya. Those in politics who used to ask us for a tareekh (date), they are compelled to applaud. This is the identity of the BJP, the NDA – what we say, we do.
IAS officer Ritika Jindal trends on Twitter for her stand when she was denied participation in a “havan” at Shoolini Temple in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan
IAS officer Ritika Jindal is trending today on social media. As per reports, Jindal took a stand when she was denied participation in a “havan” at Shoolini Temple in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan, on basis of her gender. The incident happened on Ashtami, celebrated on the eighth day of Navratri, a day on which girls are worshipped as an avatar of goddess Durga across many Hindu households. Ritika Jindal’s actions have earned her both praise and criticism. Here’s what you should know about the IAS officer.
Moga (Punjab) Girl IAS officer Ritika Jindal who broke the age-old norm performing the havan on the occasion of Dussehra
Himachal Pradesh IAS officer Ritika Jindal was reportedly not allowed to participate in a “havan” at Shoolini Temple in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan, on basis of her gender. However, Jindal broke the age-old norm thereby performing the havan on the occasion of Dussehra. Ritika Jindal is a resident of Moga in Punjab. She is a Himachal Pradesh cadre IAS officer. In 2018, at the age of 22 she cleared Civil Services exam and secured 88th rank in the country.
Even if a village has one Muslim, the burial ground is very large. And you (Hindu community) cremate in a farm – Sakshi Maharaj, BJP MP
BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, on Monday said that large burial grounds for Muslims and smaller cremation spaces for Hindus was a ‘discrimination’. “Even if a village has one Muslim, the burial ground is very large. And you (Hindu community) cremate in a farm, or by the riverside. Is this not injustice?” he questioned.
Hindutva is the essence of this Rashtras Sewa (self-hood). We are plainly acknowledging the self-hood of the country as Hindu because all our socio-cultural practices are directed by its principles with their spirit percolating in the personal, familial, professional and social life of each one of us.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted citizens on the occasion of Dussehra
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted citizens on the occasion of Dussehra, saying may the festival protect all from the evil effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and bring prosperity to the countrymen. The festival symbolises the triumph of good over evil.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performed ‘Shastra Puja’ or worship of weapons at Sukna War Memorial in West Bengal’s Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra today. Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane was also present with Singh. The defence minister will celebrate Dussehra with Army soldiers in a high-altitude border area in Sikkim sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), a decision in the midst of India’s border row with China in eastern Ladakh.
This festival of Dussehra is the festival of victory of truth over untruth – Narendra Modi in Mann ki Baat
Today is the festival of Vijay Dashmi, i.e. Dussehra. I extend my best wishes to all of you on this auspicious occasion. This festival of Dussehra is the festival of victory of truth over untruth. But at the same, it is also a festival of victory of patience over crises. Today, all of you are living with great restraint, celebrating festivals with modesty. Therefore, in the battle, we are fighting (against Covid-19), victory is certain.
We are being asked about Hindutva, that why are we not reopening temples in the state. They say my Hindutva is different from that of Balasaheb Thackeray. Your Hindutva is about clanging bells and utensils, our Hindutva is not like that.
Kanya Pujan is a symbol of the tradition of Sanatan Dharma of respecting Matrishakti (women). This shows the belief (astha) of Sanatan Dharma in daughters and girls. Festivals bring enthusiasm and happiness, but we need to be careful of the coronavirus pandemic and follow the COVID protocol. Remember wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra with Army soldiers in a high-altitude border area in Sikkim and perform ‘Shastra Puja’
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra with Army soldiers in a high-altitude border area in Sikkim and perform ‘Shastra Puja’ (worship of weapons) on the occasion on Sunday, government sources said. The defence minister’s decision to celebrate Dussehra with Army soldiers in the border area in Sikkim sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) comes in the midst of India’s border row with China in eastern Ladakh.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a two-day visit to Darjeeling & Sikkim to perform ‘Shastra Puja’ on Dussehra
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a two-day visit to Darjeeling & Sikkim on Oct 24-25. He will visit forward areas & interact with troops. He will perform ‘Shastra Puja’ on Dussehra & inaugurate an infrastructure project build by BRO: Defence Minister’s Office.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of West Bengal on the occasion of Durga Puja. He said that the power of Maa Durga (goddess Durga) and devotion of the people of Bengal is “making me feel like I am present in the auspicious land of Bengal”. He said that the festival of Durga Puja reflects unity and strength of India.
It is also a reflection of the traditions and culture that comes from Bengal. We are celebrating Durga Puja in times of COVID19, all devotees have shown exemplary restrain. The number of people might be less but the granduer and devotion are the same. The happiness and joy are still boundless. This is the real Bengal. I urge everyone to ensure ‘do gaj ki doori’ and wear masks during celebrations at all times.
PM Modi will deliver message to people of West Bengal tomorrow (October 22) at 12 noon on occasion of Durga Puja, in every polling booth across state’s 294 constituencies
On the occasion of Durga Puja, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a message to the people of West Bengal on October 22 (Thursday) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made elaborate arrangements for this. The live-viewing of PM Modi’s virtual address will take place at 12 noon on Thursday in every polling booth across the state’s 294 Assembly constituencies.
Sonu Sood won the hearts of millions of people across the country when he came forward to help migrants reach their home during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The actor was recently honoured by Keshtopur Prafulla Kanan Durga Puja committee in Kolkata. They installed a life-size idol of the actor. Yes, you read that right.
9th Edition of ISIS’ Magazine ‘The Voice of Hind’ calls for Jehad, features photos of the Babri mosque
The ninth edition of ISIS’ magazine ‘The Voice of Hind’ calls for jehad while trying to push its propaganda to incite youth of a certain community in India. The ISIS’ digital hate magazine features photos of the Babri mosque in an apparent attempt to push the dangerous agenda. Magazine was made available to ISIS cadre via the dark web and Telegram channels.
Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Banerjee backs West Bengal Mamata Govt decision to support Durga puja committees of state with Rs. 50,000 each
Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has backed the West Bengal governments decision to support Durga puja committees of the state with ₹ 50,000 each, saying that organisers need the additional amount to adopt COVID-19 safety protocols. “It is not a bad decision keeping in mind the additional expenditure by puja committees to implement safety measures,” he said.
Lawyer-activist Deepika Singh Rajawat accused of hurting religious sentiments through a controversial cartoon on her Twitter handle
Deepika Singh Rajawat, the lawyer-activist who shot to fame after taking the case of Kathua rape and murder victim, is in the news yet again. A section of social media users is demanding the arrest of Rajawat, who posted a controversial cartoon on her Twitter handle.
Demanding that the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) scrap its decision to park temple funds, offered by devotees – BJP Andhra Pradesh
Demanding that the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) scrap its decision to park temple funds, offered by devotees, in State and Central government securities, BJP state unit sought an explanation from the temple management for its decision. “The funds should be used only for the protection of temple and dharmic programmes.” the party said.
Calcutta High Court on Monday regulated Durga Puja celebrations in view of the coronavirus pandemic, in a setback for Mamata Banerjee government. While pulling up the Trinamool Congress government for having no clear crowd control plan amidst Covid-19 outbreak during the upcoming Durga Puja festival, the high court in its order stated that only 25 people for big pandals and 15 for the smaller ones should be allowed, including organisers.
Doordarshan has been providing live coverage of the Ram Leela in Ayodhya from October 17 to 25 in various languages
Star-studded Ram Leela begins at Laxman Quila in Ayodhya, will be performed for nine days of Navratri from October 17 to 25. For the first time, Doordarshan providing live coverage of the event in various languages across the country. Besides, it is also being broadcast live on the internet on YouTube, and other social media channels of the government.
Star-studded Ram Leela begins at Laxman Quila in Ayodhya, will be performed for nine days of Navratri from October 17 to 25. Nine-day ‘Ayodhya Ki Ram Leela’ is being held at Laxman Quila on the banks of the river Saryu from October 17 to 25 in which Bollywood actors are playing various characters of the epic. Bollywood actor Asrani, who has been playing the character of Narad Muni, mesmerised everyone with his performance.
Manoj Tiwari, Vindu Dara Singh, Ravi Kishen, Asrani, Raza Murad casts in Star-studded Ram Leela in Ayodhya
he star-studded Ram Leela at Laxman Quila in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh started on Saturday evening amid Vedic chants with strict coronavirus protocols in place. Several other stars are going to play different roles this year. BJP MP and Bhojpuri star Manoj Tiwari will play the role of Angad, Gorakhpur MP and Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishen will be Bharat and Vindu Dara Singh will re-enact his television role of Lord Hanuman. Raza Murad and Shahbaz Khan will also play different roles in Ram Leela. actor Asrani dons Narad Muni’s character.
If Hindus had shown so called peaceful religion intolerance entire Bollywood would’ve been beheaded long ago – Kangana Ranaut
If Hindus had shown so called peaceful religion intolerance entire Bollywood would’ve been beheaded long ago, they make derogatory films for our religion and then claim they are scared of saffron color, look at the propaganda and it’s absurd and dumb logic.
Year started with Delhi Riots Banglore riots beheadings and killings of Hindu women by their husbands because they refused to convert – Kangana Ranaut
Year started with DelhiRiots Bangloreriots beheadings and killings of Hindu women by their husbands because they refused to convert, now this young man killed because of one book, why can’t we edit those 4 pages in that book which clearly says to kill kafirs?
Hindus lives don’t matter, west till this date makes movies on 5-6 millions Jews genocide, so it’s not repeated – Kangana Ranaut
Hindus lives don’t matter, west till this date makes movies on 5-6 millions Jews genocide, so it’s not repeated, through the slavery of hundreds years do we know how many Hindus were killed? 100 times more than Jews in WW2, but no movies on Hindu genocide.
New Ayodhya will be in a completely new design, Yogi Adityanath government begins land acquisition process
Part of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath`s ambitious plan to establish a new, modern Ayodhya adjacent to the mythological temple town of old Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued a notification under section 28 for the acquisition of land and a team of Housing Development Board (Awaas Vikaas Parishad) has reached Ayodhya. Within a week, the process for the acquisition will start.
Secularism in this country did not disappear due to a Rath Yatra, a jewelry ad or due to funding being taken away from Madrassas. Secularism will keep changing. How many people send their children to Madrassas or Sanskrit schools? They send them to elite schools, but they want the poorer to send their children to these smaller schools where there is no modern education?
A local court in Mathura admitted a plea that seeks to remove the mosque adjacent to Krishna Janmabhoomi here. Mathura is considered to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna. The court of district judge Sadhna Rani Thakur has fixed November 18 as next date of hearing in the case.
Calcutta High Court directs the community Durga Puja organisers in the state to spend 75% of the Rs 50,000 grant given by the West Bengal govt
Calcutta High Court directs the community Durga Puja organisers in the state to spend 75% of the Rs 50,000 grant given by the West Bengal govt on the procurement of COVID protection equipment and the rest on strengthening public-policing bonding. According to the order, 25 per cent of the money should be used for strengthening police – public bonding and inclusion of more women in community policing and the remaining 75 per cent should be used only for procurement of mask, sanitizers and face shields.
I would like to say this to the Congress leadership that no matter how much you hate Hindus, we are proud of the Kumbh Mela – Gaurav Bhatia
The real dirty face of Congress is now coming out. They have throughout been Hindu haters. First from Hindu terror to now saying that Kumbh Mela should be stopped. This is an artificial equivalence that is being created. I would like to say this to the Congress leadership that no matter how much you hate Hindus, we are proud of the Kumbh Mela.
The Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple will open for monthly five-day pooja on October 16 amid the rising cases of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) made the announcement and also the protocols for devotees. The religious places have been re-opened since June after being closed for devotees from March 24 when the nation-wide COVID-19 lockdown was implemented.
Government funds should not be used to preach any religion and there should be no religious scandal. The government should not favour any religion. Therefore, Rs 4200 crores should not be spent by the UP government in Allahabad’s Kumbh Mela.
Congress leader Udit Raj Questions Kumbh Mela, launched a scathing attack on the Yogi-Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government
Congress leader Udit Raj launched a scathing attack on the Yogi-Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over what he claimed were excessive funds being allocated to organise the Maha Kumbh Mela last year. Udit Raj accused the UP government of ‘preaching’ Hinduism and favouring the religion by spending Rs 4,200 crore to organise its first Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj.
At one side you (Shiv Sena) talk about Hindutva and on the other hand, you stop our Hindu brothers from praying – Ram Kadam, BJP Leader
We want to tell them, at one side you talk about Hindutva and on the other hand, you stop our Hindu brothers from praying and these talks about beating people, these kinds of talks are not respectable for a government.
BJP’s Gaurav Bhatia has hit back at the Congress which has questioned the ‘excessive’ expenditure on organising the Kumbh Mela in Uttar Pradesh
Senior Advisor of BJP Gaurav Bhatia hit back at the Congress which has questioned the ‘excessive’ expenditure on organising the Kumbh Mela in Uttar Pradesh and accused the Yogi Adityanath government of preaching Hinduism in the state. Congress has said that Kumbh Mela preaches Hinduism and the government must stop allocating Rs 4,200 crores to organise a religious event.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will witness this year a star-studded Ramlila at Lakshman Qila in Ayodhya
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will witness this year a star-studded Ramlila at Lakshman Qila in Ayodhya, which will be telecast live in 14 languages, including Urdu, across the country. He will be one of the few in the audience for this year’s Ramlila as general spectators will not be allowed to watch the show physically due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
Delhi’s Akshardham Temple has been reopened for devotees from Tuesday (today onwards) after remaining closed for over 200 days due to the coronavirus pandemic, with special precautionary measures against the virus in place. Over 700 devotees visited the temple on Tuesday as compared to an average daily footfall of thousands before the pandemic.
The state government opened liquor shops, bars, and on the basis of the letter issued by the Tourism Department, their timings have also been extended. So, why are temples shut? All other states in the country have opened temples and so far, no instances of COVID-19 spread have been reported. Temples can be kept open with social distancing.
Temples are not just places of infusing strength to the people but also an entire economy is dependent on them – Devendra Fadnavis
Temples are not just places of infusing strength to the people but also an entire economy is dependent on them. Flower sellers, people selling pooja materials, tea vendors who are unemployed now need to be taken into consideration. Not a penny has been given to such people and they are not being helped by the government. We have a clear stand that if you can open liquor shops, why not temples? Temples should be opened up and that’s why BJP staged a protest today.
We understand the seriousness of the pandemic. We have followed everything he has said in the lockdown. Now that everything is open, you are more concerned about opening liquor shops and not temples? The way he has spoken to the Governor, it is condemnable. It’s not only about Hindu mandirs, it’s about all religious sites. What about the small workers, traders of these sites?
Is Governor not a citizen, not a Hindu? He has the right to speak on all issues. Does he not have the right to question? What issue do they have with reopening of temples? Will Congress-NCP withdraw their support if you reopen temples?
The concept wasn’t as much a problem as the execution was – Kangana Ranaut on Tanishq’s Hindu-Muslim ad
The concept wasn’t as much a problem as the execution was,the fearful Hindu girl apologetically expressing her gratitude to her in-laws for the acceptance of her faith, Isn’t she the woman of the house? Why is she at their mercy? Why so meek and timid in her own house? Shameful.