The supporters of Samajwadi Social gathering nationwide common secretary, Swami Prasad Maurya clashed with Raju Das, priest of Hanumangarhi temple, Ayodhya in a Lucknow resort throughout a programme over the previous’s remarks on Hindu epic Ramcharitmanas.
Das had introduced a reward of ₹21 lakh for beheading Maurya who kickstarted an issue on January 22 the place he stated that Ramcharitamanas, written by Tulsidas within the seventeenth century, promoted social discrimination and unfold hatred.
“Faith is supposed for the welfare of humanity and for strengthening it. If there’s any insult to a bit of society resulting from sure strains within the Ramcharitamanas on the idea of ‘jaati’, ‘varn’ and ‘varg’, then it’s actually not ‘dharma’, it’s ‘adharma’. There are particular strains during which names of castes corresponding to ‘teli’ and ‘kumhaar’ are talked about,” the chief had stated.
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Later, Maurya stated the saints and spiritual leaders who had introduced reward on his head must be referred to as terrorists and executioners.
Each Maurya and Das have been invited within the programme organised by a information channel.
Throughout the programme, supporters of Maurya and Das clashed within the resort premises.
The video of the clash went viral on social media.
Das stated, the incident came about as Maurya had demanded a ban on Hindu epic Ramcharitmanas and abused the Sanatan Dharma.
I’ll lodge FIR towards Maurya and his supporters who attacked me after I was shifting out of the resort after the conclusion of the programme.
In a press assertion, Maurya stated he has lodged a criticism with police commissioner Lucknow and demanded additional safety.
Within the letter to police commissioner, Lucknow Maurya stated, “I used to be invited as a visitor in a programme organised by an digital channel. Whereas I used to be returning after the conclusion of the programme, Raju Das of Hanumangarhi, Ayodhya and Mahanth Paramhans Das of Tapasvi Chavni, Ayodhya attacked me with sword and axe. My supporters protected me from the attackers and escorted to the automobile. I returned residence, he stated.