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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Puri Seer lashes out at PM-Sonia, supports Orissa Bandh

By Anurjay Dhal
Last updated: 12/17/2008 19:34:50

Bhubaneswar ( Orissa): Shankaracharya of Puri Gobardhan Pitha, Jagadaguru Swami Nischalananda Saraswati was on Wednesday apprehended that some International forces have been working overtime to eliminate Hindus and destroy their age-old culture to register their dominancy in the country.

Gobardhan Peetha is one of the four important mutts of Hindu faith in the country founded by Adi Sankaracharya.

Speaking at a press conference here, that the Hindu Seer, who got a threat letter from the outlawed CPI (Maoists), however indirectly attacking on Church said, "I am not perturbed by the threat call issued by an outfit. I see some others behind the nexus than the CPI (Maoists)."
The outfit in a threat letter, that sent to the Gobardhan Pitha in Puri, has alleged that the Hindu Seer has been spreading communal feelings and dividing society on religious lines.

The Seer charged that Congress led UPA Government at Centre is being patronizing anti-Hindu elements in the country. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi have been making all out effort to appease the minorities, he lambasted.

Minority appeasement is the root cause of all existing problem in the country, he argued.

"Majority Hindus are feeling prosecuted in a country like India," he added. For vote bank politics, they could go to any extent; the Seer charged referring to large-scale conversion from Hinduism to Christianity.

On being asked about additional security, the Seer replied ' I am not fear for my life but I am worry for the survival of Hindu society and its culture," The Shankaracharya however supported a Bandh call given by the Sangh Pariwar slated for December 25.

Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs had directed Orissa Government to immediately provide Z category security for Puri Seer in view of threat to life. MHA reportedly received inputs from intelligence agencies regarding threat on Puri Seer's life.

On November 28, 2007, the Seer had received a threat mail from al-Qaeda, warning him of dire consequences if he does not embrace Islam. The disciples of Shankaracharya had received the postcard, carrying the threat.

Earlier, the Gobardhan mutt authorities, received a threat letter, which stated that the mutt would be blown up and the Seer eliminated.

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