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Trishul pooja wherever Gehlot goes: Togadia

April 30, 2003 13:56 IST

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad will confront Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot with Trishul [trident] worship ceremonies wherever he goes in the state.

Announcing this, VHP leader Praveen Togadia said, "Trishul worship ceremonies will be held twice -- a day prior to and a day after the visit of Gehlot anywhere in the state -- to protest the state government's decision to ban tridents and thereby hurting the sentiments of Hindus."

He was in court in Ajmer in connection with cases filed against him for distributing tridents and delivering inflammatory speeches earlier this month.

Similar protests will greet Deputy Chief Minister Kamla Beniwal who is already facing a controversy over her alleged acceptance of a sword from the organisers of an animal fair held on April 25 in Jaipur.

Togadia expressed surprise that presentation of a sword to Beniwal was not considered an offence under the Arms Act, but the distribution of tridents for worshiping was being held as a violation of the act by the government.

He also charged the Gehlot government with "conspiring to divide society for political gains and using the state's brutal power in hurting the sentiments of the majority community".


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Sub: trishul

god save our country


Posted by ajay





Sub: comments about

What is happening in this country?Why the govts do not take the firm action about all these guys who are taking states at the mercy ...


Posted by vkjain





Sub: trishul will follow

what is this childish arrogant this non- sense TOGADIA doing . is he got any common sense. i think no INDIAN knows the hinduism , ...


Posted by jayakumar.b





Sub: Thrishul

What is happening???? whats all this thrishul pooja and again the same Togadia, will someone take action on this guy and prevent him to distort ...


Posted by Indian





Sub: Trishul will follow Gehlot

Sir, I do not know where from these Togadias suddendly showed up. Where were all such people all these days. Suddenly they have taken up ...


Posted by I.B.Noushad




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