spot_img

HinduPost is the voice of Hindus. Support us. Protect Dharma

Will you help us hit our goal?

spot_img
Hindu Post is the voice of Hindus. Support us. Protect Dharma
21.1 C
Sringeri
Saturday, June 22, 2024

Ayodhya sadhu found murdered, panic in holy city

The body of a sadhu, Mahant Kanhaiya Das of the Hanuman Garhi temple was found at Gaushala of Charanpaduka temple on Sunday. He had been apparently bludgeoned to death in his sleep by unidentified assailants.

The Mahant was also the head of Gulchaman Baag of Basantia Patti. Senior police officials rushed to the spot on hearing the news to begin an investigation. News of the murder of Mahant Kanhaiya Das spread like wildfire in the temple town.

Angry over the killing, several Naga sadhus and their followers assembled at the Charanpaduka temple to lodge their protest against the murder. Extra police force was deployed to maintain peace and law and order.

As is often the case when a Hindu sadhu or temple priest is murdered, police is claiming ‘personal enmity’ as the motive behind the murder. “In addition to the personal enmity, the police is also working on all possible angles behind the murder. We will arrest the accused shortly,” said Superintendent of Police V.P. Singh.

Mahant Kanhaiya Das was a leading voice for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya at the disputed Babri site. As head of the Ayodhya Sant Samiti, when Supreme Court made yet another attempt for mediation in early 2019, he had said that ‘extremist Muslims will never agree to a mediated settlement’.

(With IANS inputs)


Did you find this article useful? We’re a non-profit. Make a donation and help pay for our journalism.

HinduPost is now on Telegram. For the best reports & opinion on issues concerning Hindu society, subscribe to HinduPost on Telegram.

Subscribe to our channels on Telegram &  YouTube. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Related Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles

Sign up to receive HinduPost content in your inbox
Select list(s):

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Thanks for Visiting Hindupost

Dear valued reader,
HinduPost.in has been your reliable source for news and perspectives vital to the Hindu community. We strive to amplify diverse voices and broaden understanding, but we can't do it alone. Keeping our platform free and high-quality requires resources. As a non-profit, we rely on reader contributions. Please consider donating to HinduPost.in. Any amount you give can make a real difference. It's simple - click on this button:
By supporting us, you invest in a platform dedicated to truth, understanding, and the voices of the Hindu community. Thank you for standing with us.