A Congress Leader Who Stands Up for Hindus in Kerala

By T Satisan, Kochi via Organiser published on August 17, 2016



Hindus are not everybody’s whipping boys’

T Satisan, Kochi – Organiser

Travancore Dewaswom Board (TDB) President and Congress leader Prayar Gopalakrishnan said that Hindus are not everybody’s whipping boys. If somebody airs this view, he is painted as RSS.

He told a press conference that religious classes will be compulsory in Dewaswom temples. His bold statement was the reply to a question if such a step is against secularism. He added that Board’s Hindutva is bhakti and worship, not politics.

Only those Hindus who do have temple darshan at least twice week will be eligible to be a member of the temple advisory committes. Such members should send the children of their families to the religious classes. Prayar added that since Dewasom is a constitutional institution he is not worried about the opposition to this step from LDF government led by CPM

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