Om Shankar, a professor at the Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), in a Facebook post criticized SP chief Akhilesh Yadav for offering prayers at Lord Parashuram’s temple in Lucknow to woo the Brahmin community ahead of the UP elections. It will help in getting Brahmin votes.
Varanasi: A case has been registered against a professor at the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh for allegedly calling Lord Parashuram a ‘murderer’ and comparing him with Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. Is.
Om Shankar, a professor in the cardiology department of IMS-BHU, in several of his Facebook posts urged the Samajwadi Party (SP) to offer prayers at Lord Parashuram’s temple in Lucknow to woo the Brahmin community ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in the state. The president of Akhilesh Yadav was criticized.
According to the report of news agency IANS, Professor Om Shankar had allegedly compared Lord Parashuram to Godse, terming him as a ‘mythical killer’. In his Facebook post, he had told the same of both.
Om Shankar had reportedly written, ‘Those who advocate Parashuram also advocate Godse.’ He sarcastically asked the SP to unveil a statue of Godse as well, so that a ‘new socialism’ could be born.
jai jai shree parshuram ho
Good luck !!! pic.twitter.com/MGzhXdAEZ2
— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) January 2, 2022
Om Shankar had reportedly written in the post that this would help the SP to get all the Brahmin votes.
On a complaint by a Varanasi-based lawyer, Saurabh Tiwari, he has been booked under sections 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings) and 153A (promoting enmity between groups) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and information technology. A case has been registered under section 67 of the Act.
Lord Parashurama is considered to be the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and is revered by the Hindus.
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