Raipur:Sant Kalicharan said that Mahatma Gandhi destroyed the nation and saluted to NathuramGodse for killing him.
Chhattisgarh Congress has filed a first information report against Sant Kalicharanfrom Maharashtra for allegedly insulting Mahatma Gandhi during Dharma Sansadorganised in Raipur.
Addressing the Dharma Sansad, SantKaicharan said that the goal of Islam is to capture the nation. The Sant also said that Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi destroyed the nation and salute to Nadhuram Godse who killed him.
Interesting thing in the matter is that the Congress people who used to pay respect to the Sant with folded hands have filed FIR against him. Congress Chhattisgarh president Mohan Markam and others shouted slogans of ‘DhongiBaba Hi..Hi…‘.
Sant Kalicharan has been booked under non-bailable Section 505(2) of the IPC for making objectionable statements with a view to disturb the peaceful atmosphere, creating hatred towards communities and making obscene abusive speech under Section 294.
Civil Lines CSP Virendra Chaturvedi said that Mohan Markam’s application has been sent to the police station for action. Meanwhile, SantKalicharan had left for Maharashtra after the controversy.
According to Congress, insulting Gandhi is an insult to the nation. On the basis of the application of Municipal Corporation speaker Pramod Dubey, a case was registered at Tikrapara police station on Sunday late evening. After the controversial statement of Sant Kalicharan, other Sants present in the Dharma Sansad objected to it.
The concluding program of Dharma Sansad, which lasted for two days in Raipur, was organised on Sunday. Sant Kalicharan, who became famous by singing Shiva Tandav at Bhojpur temple of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, was invited in this programme organised at Ravanabhata ground in Raipur on Saturday and Sunday.
Kalicharan said that the aim of Islam is to capture the nation politically. “We have seen in 1947. Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi destroyed the nation and salute to NathuramGodse who killed him,” said Kalicharan from the stage.
\Mahant Ramsunder Das reprimands
Mahant Ramsundar Das, the saint of Raipur and the chairman of Gauseva Aayog, who is considered a Congress supporter lashed out at Neelkanth Tripathi over the matter. “I distance myself from this programme,” MahantRamsunder Das left the state saying this.
\Many VIPs were present
When Sant Kalicharan was speaking about Gandhiji in the programme, many VIPs were listening to him in the programme.
\Organisers are associated with NCP, Congress and BJP
The Dharma Sansad was organised by the founder of Neelkanth Seva Sansthan, Pt Neelkanth Tripathi, who is also an NCP leader. Among the main patrons were MahantRamsunder Das, MLA Brijmohan Agrawal, MLA Vikas Upadhyay, RMC Speaker PramodDubey, MLA Satya Narayan Sharma, retired IAS and BJP leader Ganesh Shankar Mishra, Councilor Gyanesh Sharma. Former CM Dr Raman Singh attended the programme on the first day of Dharma Sansad, CM BhupeshBaghel was also to attend the closing programme but could not able to attend because of some unavoidable reasons.