Chopda : Hindus should be allowed to perform ‘puja’ of Shriram at Ayodhya; construction of Shriram Mandir should be started; appeasement of minorities happening through budgetary provisions should be stopped and death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav should be cancelled were the demands made during demonstrations staged under the aegis of ‘Rashtriya Hindu Andolan (RHA)’ by pro-Hindu organizations. Representation with the above demands was later submitted to Tehasildar Deepak Girase and ‘Nayab’ Tehasildar Adhikar Pendharkar. Volunteers of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, RSS volunteers viz Shri. Chetan Birhade and Shri. Rajendra Swami; Shiv Sena’s Dy. City-Chief Harish Pawar, Dr. Rohan Patil, Shantaram Patil, Narendra Jain; Ranaragini Division’s Kusum Patil, Manisha Mali, Vandana Mali, Anita Bhoi etc were present along with several ‘Hindutvavadis’.
Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) staged demonstrations under auspices of ‘Rashtriya Hindu Andolan (RHA)’ on 18th April for demands such as provision made in annual budget for extending facilities to minorities should be cancelled; names of cities including Andaman-Nicobar, ancient structures, roads, stations given after non-Indian invaders should be changed and permission should be granted for Hindus for performing ‘puja’ at ‘Shriram-janma-bhoomi’. Passers by were stopping and listening to the slogans raised by devout participants during demonstrations. After demonstrations, representation of the above demands was submitted to additional District Collector Sanjay Dani.
Similar demands were made even at Nagpur by staging demonstrations under RHA. Sou. Mangala Paganis of Sanatan Sanstha and Shri. Atul Arvenla of HJS addressed the demonstrators, creating awareness towards the above issues.