Dehradun: The opposition events have reacted sharply to Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat’s current comparability of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lord Ram and Krishna. Equating Modi with Lord Ram whereas talking at a programme in Haridwar on Sunday, Tirath, who changed Trivendra Singh on the chief minister final week, stated Lord Rama and Krishna left an impression on the society with their ‘good deeds’ and due to this fact are worshipped as God.
“Lord Ram in Treta Yuga and Lord Krishna in Dwapar Yuga labored for a similar society and folks hailed them as Gods. Within the coming occasions, PM Narendra Modi will even be seen at par with Lord Ram and Krishna,” he stated.
Tirath is presently Member of Parliament and in addition BJP’s nationwide secretary. Modi, he stated, has modified the best way India is seen internationally. He concluded his reward for PM Modi with – ‘Modi Hai To Mumkin Hai (every little thing potential if Modi is there)’.
His reward, expectantly, didn’t go down properly with the opposition events with Congress chief and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat saying, “I can perceive CM (Tirath Rawat) has simply received a brand new job and seems excited. However not at all we will equate a human being to God. The chief minister mustn’t overlook that he represents a state which is alleged to be ‘devbhoomi’ (abode of Gods).”
Samajwadi Occasion, the principle opposition social gathering in Uttar Pradesh, additionally slammed Tirath and BJP for equating the PM with Lord Ram. “One stadium has already been named (after PM). I counsel a temple needs to be constructed in Ayodhya (for PM),” tweeted Sunil Yadav, SP spokesperson.
The BJP prime brass in Uttarakhand has, nonetheless, determined to maintain mum concerning the controversy. State social gathering president Madan Kaushik refused to remark when contacted. Occasion’s media in-charge Manveer Chauhan defended the chief minister’s assertion, saying, “Lord Ram was often called ‘Maryada Purushottam’ (an excellent man) and Modiji is on the identical path.”