Hindu samajothsava: prohibiting the entry of Dr. Praveen Togadia into Udupi District limit‘s & to participate in any public meeting and functions for a period of 7days
- Updated: March 7, 2015
UDUPI: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) Swarna Jayanthi Utsava Samiti, Udupi is organizing “Virat Hindu Samajothsav” on 09-03-2015 at M.G.M Ground, Kunjibettu Udupi. The organizers have informed us that a gathering of fifty thousand people is expected on that day. As per their request letter, this event is to be addressed by Sri Praveen Togadia, International Working President, VHP. A large number of followers of VHP, Bajaranga Dal and other people of Udupi District, D.K District, Uttar Kannada, Shimoga and other neighboring areas are expected to actively participate in this programme.
Udupi City is having mixed demography of various communities like Hindu, Muslim, Christian and also Jains in sizeable numbers. This coastal area is known for its histroy of communal incidents and also in the recent past, incidents having communal overtones have been reported in places like Kundapura, Gangolly and Kaup of Udupi District. The recent communal issues in Gangolly in the month of Dec 2014 and Jan. 2015, wherein some shops belonging to both the communities were targets of arson are still fresh in the memory of the local public.
The maintenance of Law & Order is the main duty of Police and District administration and it is well established in the Law that whenever public safety, peace and tranquility is in danger it is the boundened duty of the Police and District administration to maintain Law and Order.
In view of the above Superintendent of Police Udupi District in his letter dated 01st Mar 2015 has recommended for prohibiting the entry of Dr. Praveen Bhai Togadia into Udupi District. The Deputy Commissioner of Udupi District after analyzing the facts and circumstances has passed the order on 6th Mar 2015 prohibiting the entry of Dr. Praveen Bhai Togadia into Udupi District limit‘s and to participate in any public meeting and functions for a period of 7days from 07-03-2015 to 13-03-2015.