By Pundalika Marathe
Udupi Today Media Network
Shirva, 02 December 2015: The religious faith is the reason for the rising of Hindu community. If there is no religious thinking the religion cannot exist. Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal overcomes the cast system and unites everyone to take Hindu religion to greater heights, said Gurupur Shri Vajradehi mutt pontiff Shri Rajashekaranda Swamiji.
He was speaking upon inaugurating the Satyanarayana Pooja organized on the occasion of Vishwa Hindu Parishad Bantakal region annual celebration at Bantakal Sarwajanik Ganeshotsav Vedike on Sunday.
Chief Guest VHP Udupi district President Suprasad Shetty spoke and said that VHP is the largest religious association in the world. It actively working in 40 countries and strengthens the Hindu unity. The Hindu religion need to be alert on those speak against the religion, he said.
The program was presided over by Kurkal Dinakar Shetty. Bolli Dayanand Kattalsar spoke on the occasion. Ganeshotsav Samiti president Madhav Kamath, VHP Bantakal Hon president B. Ramachandra Prabhu and Bellary entrepreneur Suresh Shetty Gurme were on the Dias.
Preeti Acharya sang Vande Mataram. VHP Bantakal president Meghanath Acharya welcomed the guests and the gathering. Secretary Ravindra Patkar proposed vote of thanks. Chetan Shetty Mangaluru compeered the program.