Search:



The Web

Rediff








 Latest News on mobile: sms NEWS to 7333

Home > News > PTI


Rajasthan: Bhojan mantra in youth hostels

March 10, 2005 18:18 IST

The recitation of Vedic mantra before meals, bhojan mantra, has formally been made compulsory in all hostels run by the social welfare department of the Rajasthan government.

There was opposition when Social Welfare Minister Madan Dilawar issued the rule last year.

Although no formal order was issued, the mantra was made compulsory informally.

Several human rights and left organisations, including People's Union for Civil Liberties had opposed the move on the ground that it saffronised the hostel environment.

 


7333: The Latest News on Your Mobile!

More reports from Rajasthan
Read about: Assembly Election 2003

© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.

Share your comments




Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Write us a letter
Discuss this article










Copyright © 2005 rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.