In a scathing assault on the opposition INDIA alliance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mentioned that it desires to complete Sanatana Dharma and push the nation again into slavery for 1,000 years.
The assertion, which was made by the Prime Minister at a rally in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, is his first public response to the controversy over DMK chief Udhayanidhi Stalin’s remarks on Sanatana Dharma.
“They held a gathering in Mumbai lately, and I believe they determined the coverage and technique of how you can run the ‘ghamandiya’ alliance there. They’ve additionally selected a hidden agenda. The technique is to assault the tradition of India. They’ve determined to assault the religion of Indians and end the ideas, values and traditions which have united the nation for hundreds of years,” the PM mentioned in Hindi.
Drawing a hyperlink between India’s heroes and the Sanatana tradition, he mentioned, “The ‘ghamandiya’ alliance has resolved to complete the Sanatana tradition and traditions that impressed Devi Ahilyabai Holkar. It was the energy of Sanatana that the Rani of Jhansi, Lakshmibai, may problem the British and say that she wouldn’t quit her Jhansi.”
PM Modi mentioned Mahatma Gandhi thought of Sanatana Dharma to be important to his life. “He was impressed by Lord Ram all his life. His final phrases had been ‘hey Ram’,” he added.
The Prime Minister asserted that Swami Vivekanand and Lokmanya Tilak had been additionally impressed by Sanatana and it was this tradition that moved freedom fighters who had been hanged by the British to say that they needed to be born “within the lap of Bharat Ma” once more.
“Within the days to come back, they may step up their assaults on us. Each Sanatani, each one that loves this nation, those that love the individuals of this nation; all of us have to remain vigilant. They need to end Sanatana and push the nation again into 1,000 years of slavery. However we have now to cease such forces collectively. Via the energy of our organisation, we have now to make sure that their technique doesn’t succeed,” he mentioned.
The PM’s remarks got here days after Udhayanidhi Stalin, who’s a Tamil Nadu minister and a pacesetter of INDIA bloc member DMK, spoke about “eradicating” Sanatana Dharma. Whereas speaking about caste variations, he had equated Sanatana Dharma with ailments like dengue and malaria.
The BJP has used the remarks to assault each the Opposition alliance and the person events which can be part of it. Whereas Udhayanidhi Stalin has stood by his assertion and has discovered help from his father and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, allies just like the Congress, AAP and Trinamool Congress have distanced themselves from it.
PM Modi laid the inspiration stone for tasks price greater than Rs 50,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh, together with a petrochemical advanced on the Bina Refinery of Bharat Petroleum Company Restricted. He may also go to poll-bound Chhattisgarh at this time.