Big victory came up into the laps of Hindus after the anti hindu DMK government of Tamilnadu led by Stalin decided to revoke the recent ban imposed on the ‘Pattina Pravesam’ tradition of the Dharumapuram Adheenam which is going on for centuries. After heavy protests from Hindus, Hindu organizations and political parties like BJP, the Revenue Divisional Officer in Tamil Nadu’s Mayiladuthurai has revoked the ban imposed on the palanquin carriage of the Dharmapuram Adheenam Seer during the ‘Pattina Pravesam’ ritual.

DMK government under the leadership of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Stalin has decided to put a ban on centuries old ‘Pattina Pravesham’ tradition.In Dharmapuram Adheenam Monastery in Mayiladuthurai district, ‘Pattina Pravesam’ will be held on the occasion of the annual Adheenaguru Chief’s Gurupuja. It is customary for devotees to carry the palanquin and walk the streets with Dharmapuram Adheenam (Chief Seer) seated on the palanquin during the procession. Adheenam’s ‘Pattina Pravesam’ tradition is practised for more than 500 years but now on April 27, R Balaji, Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO), Myladuthurai banned the ritual of carrying the head of the Mutt of the Dharmapuram Adheenam in Myladuthurai district of Tamil Nadu in a silver palanquin. The ban was issued after Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi visited the mutt. This was following the concern raised by the Dravidar Kazhagar, the ideological arm of the DMK, that allowing ‘Pattina Pravesam’ would lead to law-and-order situations in the area.

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