Massive Human Chain protest to protect Ram Sethu

via Ayush published on December 12, 2007

Hyderabad:A Maanava Haaram ( Human Chain) protest was successfully held today,11th Dec 07 in Hyderabad in protest against the planned destruction of Rama Sethu by the government. The chain began at Ganesh temple,Secunderabad upto Bhagyalaxmi temple, Old City.

Over 10km were covered by the human chain and it was probably the first time that such a large area human chain was covered for a cause. Over 10 thousand Hindus participated in the protest.Among those who led the protest were religious heads Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Puri. Accompanied by his wife Vasantha, State party president Bandaru Dattatreya arrived at the starting point and offered prayers in the temple. He then proceeded to Charminar and worshipped Goddess Mahalakshmi.

At different points senior party leaders joined the human chain. Former Sikkim Governor V. Rama Rao was present at YMCA Crossroads, while former national BJP president Bangaru Laxman and State general secretary K. Laxman joined at RTC Crossroads.BJP national secretary N. Indrasena Reddy was present at Madina, while former Union Minister Ch. Vidyasagar Rao and city unit president Premsingh Rathore joined at Koti.

Next program in the series of protests against destruction of Rama Sethu is “Chalo Delhi” on 30th December

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