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Sadhguru rejects blanket accusation of Hindus being attacked in Bangladesh

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 26th October, 2021 06:58:42 PM
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Sadhguru rejects blanket accusation of Hindus being attacked in Bangladesh

Jagadish Vasudev, an internationally revered Indian yoga teacher, author and public speaker commonly known as Sadhguru, has come down upon the people spreading rumour that minority Hindus are attacked across Bangladesh.

After attacks in some places in Bangladesh, a vested quarter is trying to present a distorted stock of the incidents.

Sadhguru, who is founder of Isha Foundation, a non-religious, non-profit, public service organisation  addresses all aspects of human wellbeing through yoga and outreach programmes, opened mouth on the recent issue.

Replying to a query, has said it is not fair to say attacks on temples and Hindus are happening "in" Bangladesh, as such statement might indicate that it is happening "all over the country".

"The one important thing that we need to understand is, it is not happening all across Bangladesh, so don't say it is happening in Bangladesh. Learn the name of the place," he said.

Hardly 200-500 people took part in such acts, he added.

"Similar things are happening in Kashmir, if you are outside the country and you say 'everywhere in India people are being killed like this' -- that's not going to be fair to us."

Bangladesh maintains very friendly relations with India, he said.

He said "So as a nation we can't be blackballing their entire country, we need to condemn the particular incident." He said creating animosity, if grown between nations is not intended by India.

Such incidents are being inflicted on human beings by other human beings because people are identifying with things like religion, country, race and all other sorts of things more than with being human, being a life form.

"This may sound too far-fetched," he said. "But, beating people down or doing something else has not ever solved such problems."