Silchar, Dec 8: Partha Maharaj, an office bearer of Bharat Sevashram Sangha, has been on the receiving end soon after he used some unparliamentary words and passed negative and derogatory remarks against the Father of the tion, Mahatma Gandhi and the first Prime Minister of India and an excellent statesman, prose writer, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Partha Maharaj of Bharat Sevashram Sangha uttered some negative remarks at a function held at Gandhi Bhawan of this town on December 2. Silchar District Congress Committee (I) organized a protest demonstration in front of Gandhibagh Park of this town, today.
Members of the DCC maintained that despite Bharat Sevashram Sangha’s reputation and record of helping citizens at the time of distress, such comments from a member of the Sangha cannot be tolerated under any circumstances. Frontline Congress leaders and members of the Committee have demanded for an immediate arrest in this regard. It has been alleged that Maharaj had said “Gandhi was not a father, but an enemy of the tion,” on December 2. It has been also alleged that he compared Nehru with the Mahabharata’s Duryodha.
Partha Ranjan Chakraborty, president Silchar Congress along with other members have demanded for an immediate arrest of Maharaj should be arrested for making derogatory remarks against the two great leaders. Though the Sangha has suspended Maharaj for six months, members of District Silchar Congress maintained this punishment is not enough.
Silchar Congress has also opined that Deputy Speaker Dilip Kumar Paul has been trying to save Partha Maharaj and BJP should take stern steps in this regard so that their image of being clean, clear and just, does not get tainted. Members of Silchar District Congress have expressed their utter shock at such remarks. Among others who took an active participation in the protest demonstration and spoke included, Simanta Bhattacharjee, Kishore Kumar Bhattacharjee, Sarifuzzaman Laskar, Sanjeev Roy and Rahul Alam Laskar. Other members included Papon Deb, president, Yuva Congress, Mehboob Alam, District Congress, Bandita Roy, Arun Dutta, Ansar Ahmed Choudhury, Raj Deb and Mohanlal Das.