|
|
|
|
|
4th Safarul Muzaffer 1436 | Friday, Nov 28, 2014
India

‘Media is creating controversy by misquoting Asaram Bapu’, says Bapu’s spokesperson

Tuesday, 8 January 2013
Comments(1)
January 08:

Denying the controversial remarks of Spritual Guru Asaram Bapu about the Delhi gang-rape victim, his spokesperson Nilam Dubey on Monday said that the media has created the whole issue by misquoting Bapu.

Reacting to the ongoing controversy and countrywide criticism over the statements, Dubey said: “Bapujee never made such statements. He just asked his women followers to avoid such situation anyhow, while he was addressing a ‘Satsang’ here soon after the incident.”

“He was only suggesting that women should try their level-best to come out from such situation by using diplomatic ways. We request the media not to distort the statement, this will dissolve such a sensitive issue,” said Dubey.

“Yes, he said that the girl had made a mistake by taking an empty bus in night. If she had taken ‘Matra-Diksha’, the God has might save her anyhow,” she added.

Asaram Bapu has landed himself in a controversy over his remark that the December 16 Delhi gang rape victim is as guilty as those responsible for the barbaric sexual assault on her.

According to media reports, the self-proclaimed godman further said that he is against harsher punishments for the accused as the law could be misutilised.

The spiritual guru’s remark comes at a time when the entire nation is mourning the death of the 23-year-old brave heart who died in a Singapore hospital 13 days later after the heinous crime. (ANI)

Latest News

Modi promised jobs, gave brooms: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi today took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', saying he had promised employ ...

US plans to release more detainees from Guantanamo Bay

The Pentagon is preparing to release more prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba ...

Policeman arrested in Delhi while accepting bribe

A Delhi Police sub-inspector was arrested while taking a Rs.50,000 bribe from a person for not impli ...

Related News

Eight crore accounts opened under Jan Dhan Yojana: Jaitley

About eight crore people have opened bank accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), ...

CRPF chief lauds his troopers for poll duty

Outgoing CRPF chief Dilip Trivadi Friday praised his troopers for their service during the 2014 gene ...

Mother of ISIS-escaped Indian prays for hi...

The mother of the Indian national Harjit Masih, who escaped captivity after being held by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS) militants, ...

Self made godsman

Quoting TV debate "Times Now" with Arnab Gowsami on spiritual Guru Asaram Bapu the self-proclaimed godman commenting on the Delhi gang-rape victim, his spokeswomen Nilam Dubey participated along with Congress, BJP and social worker women had made a laughing stock on Asaram statement "If she had taken ‘Mantra-Diksha’, calling rapist as brother, touching their feet etc. The gods could have saved her. Question: there are many gods picture in the bus, watching entire event and heinous crime taking place in spite they could not save the poor girl, so what is power the godman trying to say by changing any mantra, amazing logic. Finally the debate rules him out to disgrace and condemn.

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26040 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think introduction of grills to separate ladies and gents in RTC buses add to travel woes?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, Telangana, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com