File photo: Dilip Ghosh and Dilip Ghosh adorn the puja pandal of Dum Dum Bharat Chakra.
Kolkata’s Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra Puja Committee (DumDum Park Bharat Chakra Puja Committee) The Puja Pandal (Puja Pandal) in footwear (ShoesFormer West Bengal BJP President and BJP National Vice President Dilip Ghosh (Dilip Ghosh) said that Durga Puja is not a political arena. Rules and traditions should be followed in organizing Durga Puja. It cannot happen that the desire is there in Durga Puja. Do that. Let us tell you that the BJP has strongly opposed the keeping of shoes and slippers in the puja pandal. Let us tell you that the farmers movement has been depicted in the Puja pandal of Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra Puja Committee and footwear has been used in the pandal.
Dilip Ghosh toured the Durga pandals of Medinipur. On this occasion, he said, Durga Puja is not the domain of politics. Worship has its own glory and purity. That purity and glory should be respected. No political arena should be allowed to be built by this.” The Leader of the Opposition in the state, Shubhendu Adhikari has announced a boycott of Bharat Chakra Puja. In that context, Dilip Ghosh said, “People will think and act. You can’t do what you want with Pooja. “
Notice sent to worship organizer, mass petition submitted in police station
Former Meghalaya Governor and senior BJP leader Tathagata Rai has said that everything cannot be tolerated in the name of freedom of art. On the other hand, advocate Prithvijay Das has sent a legal notice to the worship committee calling it a serious insult to Goddess Durga and hurting the spirit of Sanatan Hinduism. The legal notice also sought a detailed explanation as to why the shoes were used. The worship committee says that it is a symbol of the farmers’ movement in the country. The demand letter was handed over to the Laketown police station on the afternoon of Mahasashti. In which it has been said that the shoes should be removed from the worship mandap as soon as possible. Some local people appeared at the Laketown police station with a written demand. They allege that this has hurt the sentiments of Hindu religion. They claim that it is completely unconstitutional. After the opposition of Leader of Opposition and BJP leader Shubhendu Adhikari, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, now the local people have gone to the police station and have given a mass petition against the worship committee and have demanded removal of shoes and slippers from the puja pandal.
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