Violating Shirur mutt judgement by not freeing Hindu temples from state control. Using temple’s money for appeasement and still DMK government under the leadership of Stalin in Tamil Nadu have the audacity to stop centuries old Dharmik traditions. But how many so called Constitutional patriots are raising their voice against the atrocities against vedic society. Keep any other community under this situation and imagine the drama it would have created.

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.

The young leader of Tamil Nadu BJP, K Annamalai, who is in Sri Lanka came out strongly in support of Dharmapuram Adheenam and attacked the state government for this ban.In a series of tweets, he stated that he himself would come and carry the palanquin on his own shoulders. Many fence-sitting Saivaites in Tamil Nadu have expressed their gratitude for the principled stand taken by Annamalai.

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