Maulana who gave permission for reciting Hanuman Chalisa had also opposed the action taken against the BJP worker. Such Maulanas are needed in the country today. Will the so-called progressives and secularists support the Maulana and protest against his dismissal from the mosque ?
Baghpat (U.P.) – A BJP leader Manupal Bansal recited Hanuman Chalisa at a mosque in Vinaypur village under Kekda Police Station area in Baghpat on 3rd November and also posted a video of the incident on Facebook.
The local Police are investigating the matter, Superintendent of Police, Baghpat, Abhishek Singh said on 4th November, adding that Bansal visited the mosque often and had taken the permission of the mosque’s maulvi — Ali Hassan — so a case could not be lodged.
A local BJP leader, Manupal Bansal, recited the Gayatri Mantra and ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ at a mosque in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat after reportedly seeking permission from the local cleric.
He also posted a live-stream of the event at the mosque on Facebook.https://t.co/YUHMyfc2JM
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Bansal, who is the member of District working committee of the BJP, said that he recited Hanuman Chalisa to promote amity and brotherhood after taking Hassan’s permission. Besides Hanuman Chalisa, Gayatri Mantra was also chanted, Bansal added.
The District unit president of the BJP Surajpal too said that Bansal had taken the maulvi’s permission. Talking to media persons, Hassan said he allowed Bansal to recite the Hindu prayers as there is nothing wrong in it and everyone needs to work to promote brotherhood. Later, Ali Hasan was relieved of his duties in the mosque. Later, he left for Ghaziabad.