BJP defends Ranbir Gangwa on ‘blessings’ from Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

BJP defends Ranbir Gangwa on ‘blessings’ from Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Tribune Information Service

Deepender Deswal

Hisar, October 21

The BJP has jumped in to defend Deputy Speaker Ranbir Gangwa and different occasion leaders on the problem of in search of “blessings” from the rape and homicide convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim as electioneering has gained momentum within the Adampur byelection in Hisar district.

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The BJP state president Om Prakash Dhankar, whereas addressing a press convention right here, justified Gangwa’s gesture in the direction of Ram Rahim, stating that it was a matter of religion and had nothing to do with politics. “Ram Rahim had confronted the regulation and was convicted for his crime. However, we can’t decide the aastha (religion) of any particular person. The regulation of the land offers equal rights to all individuals to comply with any faith and faiths,” he acknowledged.

Deputy Speaker Gangwa, later interacting with mediapersons, maintained that his household had been a disciple of the Dera Sacha Sauda since 1960 even earlier than his beginning in 1964. “My members of the family had donated a portion of our ancestral land to the dera for the development of the dera workplace in my native Gangwa village in 1960. So, I’m related to the Dera Sacha Sauda by beginning. Dera is understood for social service in numerous fields, be it serving to weaker and poor folks or those that face pure calamities wherever within the nation,” Gangwa maintained, including that there have been 1000’s of people that had give up liquor and medicines after getting influenced by Dera Sacha Sauda.

Gangwa acknowledged that he had religion in an ideology and like everybody else, he additionally had the correct to comply with any religion and beliefs. When requested why he sought blessings from the pinnacle of the dera who had been convicted in rape and homicide instances, Gangwa maintained that the decrease courtroom had convicted him and now he had challenged the identical within the larger courtroom. “We can’t predict the result of the excessive courtroom, ‘’ he acknowledged whereas reiterating that he would proceed to be a follower of the Dera Sacha Sauda.

A political observer mentioned the Adampur Meeting section has a few thousand Dera Sacha Sauda followers who might play an important position within the final result of the byelection. This “vote-bank” attracts politicians throughout the political spectrum in the case of drawing votes in an electoral battle,” he acknowledged.

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