This is a landmark protest in the movement to protect Rama Setu. The message should be loud and clear even to the taliban ruling Bharatam; they should introspect on why so many Hindu came on a working day leaving their busy assignments to protest a fraud masquerading and hiding under the Mahatma’s name. The goal of achieving Rama Rajyam is what the protest has demonstrated and highlighted. What is ongoing is dharma yuddha sans boundaries, proclaiming the swaabhimaan of Hindu everywhere. Dhanyavaadah for the Hindu bandhu who have shown courage in standing up for the motto: satyam eva jayate (Truth alone triumphs). Tears roll down our cheeks as we salute the dharma yoddha who gathered in New York on Oct. 1-2, 2007. Dharma yoddha bharti abhiyaan has begun and begun well — in New York !
Protest on Oct 1, 2 – Press coverage, photos and videos
Media coverage of the protest event. http://gandhiheritage.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category§ionid=4&id=28&Itemid=31
Original pdf to view the advertisement published in New York Times on Oct 7, 2007 http://gandhiheritage.org/images/pdfs/nytimes.pdf
Images of the advertisement published in New York Times on Oct 7, 2007 http://gandhiheritage.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=63&Itemid=31
|October 14, 2007|
|Special ReportIndians protest in US against Sonia Gandhi address on Mahatma Gandhi
By Vijay Pallod
NEW YORK: The Forum for Gandhi Heritage Organisation and other likeminded associations held a peaceful protest rally outside the United Nations headquarters on October 2.
About 500 people from around the US joined the protest objecting to UN’s acceptance of the Indian Congress president Sonia Gandhi to represent Mahatma Gandhi on International Non-Violence Day.
The UN had declared October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi represented India at the UN function.
The protestors believed that Sonia Maino Gandhi’s policies and actions are in total contradiction to what Mahatma Gandhi stood for and her surname is a misrepresentation of Gandhi’s name.
Instead of a true Gandhian delivering Mahatma Gandhi’s message of peace and non-violence, choosing Sonia Gandhi who is not a representative of Gandhian values was a mistake, they said.
The protesters opposed Sonia Gandhi who is not related to Mahatma Gandhi using Mahatma Gandhi’s name for political mileage and international legitimacy.
The highlight of the protest was dramatisation of Mahatma Gandhi’s values being killed by Sonia Gandhi.
She and the Mahatma were in opposite ends in values such as religious tolerance, terrorism, political violence, corruption and fraud, placards held by protestors read.
Protestors also held a fast and vigil in front of Gandhi Statue at Union Square. About 20 people from the Forum for Gandhi Heritage garlanded Mahatma Gandhi’s statue and participated in the ceremony on October 2.
The protest was endorsed by the Forum For Saving Gandhi Heritage comprising Mahatma Gandhi International Foundation, Gandhi Center and Hindu Temple, Indo-Caribbean Council, Kashmiri Taskforce, Foundation of Nepalis in America and several other likeminded organisations.
Sonia is known to be vindictive and undemocratic. Her party uses various mechanisms such as tax raids, direct threats to subjugate opposition. (Read ‘Know your Sonia’ by Dr. Subramanian Swamy).
Due to her party’s pro-terrorist policies, India has second highest number of terrorism victims after Iraq. Her government is requesting clemency to Afzal Guru, the mastermind of attack on Indian Parliament. In pursuit of Muslim vote banks, it created soft borders and turned a blind eye towards Islamic fundamentalism.
Her respect for human rights is best explained by her decision to make a prime instigator of the anti-Sikh riots (that burnt alive 3000 Sikhs) a key central government minister in India.
Sonia’s party declared in Supreme Court that Rama is mythological and therefore justifies blowing up of ancient sacred Hindu monument Ram Sethu, thereby hurting the sentiments of crores of Hindus. This is similar to Taliban blowing up the Bamyan Buddhas.
Mahatma Gandhi is an embodiment of Hinduism with deep respect for all religions. He called religious conversions the deadliest poison that lethally destroys cultures of the world. Since Sonia came to power, there is a crusade to Christianise India, at the behest of international missionary enterprises.
Her party was involved in the UN Oil for Food scam that helped Saddam Hussein, the protesters said.
|October 14, 2007|
REPORTS ON RAM SETHU AGITATION
Ram Sethu Rakshak Dharma yoddha enrolment drive
Intensifying the agitation against breaking of Ram Sethu, the Rameshwaram Ram Sethu Raksha Manch has announced an all-India agitation plan in two phases. Under the first phase, Ram Sethu Rakshak Dharmyoddha would be enrolled from October 12 to 25. Along-with all Hindus, environment protectors, people who have concern for ecology, sea border safety and true development of India and the people who live on the trades related to sea (fishermen, etc.), the people who would lose their tourism related living due to breaking of Sethu, etc. can also enroll as Ram Sethu Rakshak Dharmyoddha.
Announcing the campaign, Shri S. Vedantam, working president of VHP, said upto October 25, each Dharmyoddha would perform daily recital of Hanuman Chalisa and on October 26 all the Dharmyoddha would come together for group recital of Hanuman Chalisa. Valmiki Jayanti would also be celebrated publicly on October 26.
He said under the second phase of the agitation, 5,000 Ram Sethu Shilayatras would start from 5,000 places on November 20. These yatras would carry the Ram Sethu like floating Ram stones all over the country. The yatra would go to various districts and taluka places. It would have replica of Rameshwaram Shivlingam, picture of Shri Ram and replica of Ram Sethu. The yatra would go every village of the country where hundred and thousands of people would come to have darshan of Ram Sethu Shila. He said those participating in the shilayatras would recite Om Namah Shivay daily 108 times in respect of Rameshwaram Ramlingam and to evoke powers of Shivlingam in India to save Rameshwaram temple and the Ram Sethu. Whenever the yatra would reach a village, town or the city, Rudrabhisheka would be performed on the Shivlingam of that place with water from the river, lake of that village, etc. Everyone would bring water for Rudrabhisheka from their own house too.
Shri Vedantam said both the programmes would help everyone to express their anguish in a democratic way. There are Hindus hurt by the conspiracy to break Ram Sethu and thereby to destablise Rameshwaram Shiv temple. “We are sure they all would participate in the campaigns. We also appeal to all persons participating in all democratic agitations to be helpful to all medical emergencies, schoolchildren vehicles, old and crippled people’s emergencies while proceeding on the shilayatra and also pray for their well-being,” he added. Besides these programmes, saints are also conducting padyatras across the country beginning from September 27 to October 10.
The decision of this agitation action plan was taken at a meeting of Ram Sethu Rakasha Manch held in Delhi on September 28. A committee of prominent saints to lead the movement was also constituted at the meeting. The committee has 22 leading saints from various parts of the country. (FOC)