Mangaluru, February 5: As part of the Golden jubilee celebrations of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP), Hindu Samaveshas are being organized all over the state. The government has restricted international leader of VHP, Pravin Togadia from participating in the Hindu Samajothsava which has to be immediately withdrawn, else it has to face severe protests by the pro-Hindu associations, warned the Sri Rajashekarananada Swamiji, the seer of Vajradehi Mutt in Gurupur.
Addressing a press meet in the city, the seer alleged that the state government has let the police department to impose ban on Praveen Togadia. The issue was taken before the High Court and the court had stayed the ban. This is our victory, said the seer.
He also questioned that when there is no ban on the leaders of other community, why are we banned?
He also urged that the police commissioner of Bengaluru M N Reddy withdraw the imposed ban on Togadia. He also informed that the issue of ban on Togadia is already taken to the court.
VHP leader Jagadish Shenava, Sharan Pumpwell –Bhajrangadhal leader, Bhujanga Kulal was present at the press meet.