A complaint was registered at Juna Rajwada Police Station against Kolhapur Municipal Corporation staff responsible for immersing Shri Ganesh idols using an automatic conveyor belt. Police Inspector Mr Dattatray Nale said that suitable action will be taken after taking the opinion of the experts. Read more »
A demand was placed on behalf of all Hindu organizations in a press conference on 8th September in Kolhapur that legal action should be taken against those who have hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus by arranging a conveyor belt for the immersion of Shri Ganesh idol, a method which has no basis in Hindu shastras. Read more »
HJS carried out Dharmaprasar in Ganeshotsav Mandals of Kolhapur District. Many of the Mandals responded positively by appreciating the discourse material and almost all of them invited the Samiti’s volunteers to revisit and enlighten people in future. Read more »
Due to the memorandum and the efforts of the Hindu organisations, Ganesh devotees immersed their Shri Ganesh idols in water without paying any heed to the ‘donation’ call. Not a single idol was donated in Nipani! Read more »
Municipal corporation is responsible for polluting Panchanganga, but is blaming the immersion of Shri Ganesh murtis for pollution. They have no moral right to do so, asserted Mr Kiran Duse, Kolhapur District Coordinator of HJS in a press release. Read more »
Practices which have no scriptural sanction, like immersing idols in artificial tanks, donation of worshipped idols etc. are implemented under the guise of combating pollution. But this results in gross denigration of Shri Ganesh. Read more »
Hindu Janajagruti Samiti and like-minded organizations submitted a petition to the Bhor administration seeking to practices, like immersing idols in artificial tanks, donation of worshipped idols etc. as well as to discourage the manufacture and sale of papier mache Ganesh idols (which have been termed as polluting by the NGT). Read more »
A delegation of devout Hindus met Mayor Rohini Shendge here and requested her to take steps to stop the denigration of Shri Ganesh which takes place when the idols are donated or immersed in artificial tanks, which are against the scriptures. Read more »
Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) had organised meetings to bring all Ganeshotsav mandals on one platform with the aim of using the Ganeshotsav to spread Dharma. These meetings received excellent response. Read more »
A delegation of HJS volunteers and devout Hindus met the Tehsildar Sameer Yadav on 26 th August and demanded that the sale and immersion of papier mache Shri Ganesh idols must be banned by the administration. Read more »
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