Udupi, Sep 22 (UNI) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister B S Yadiyurappa strongly criticising Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's statements on Ramayan and Lord Sri Ram, today said that Mr Karunanidhi should refrain from making such statements that hurts the feeling of majority Hindus in the country.
Talking to newsmen at Kollur, Mr Yadiyurappa, who offered special Pooja at the famous Sri Mookambika Temple, alleged that it was 'unpardonable mistake' on the part of the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh for sympathizing and supporting Mr Karunanidhi on the issue.
"Our country was based on our ancient religion and culture, on our epic Ramayan, the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi dreamt of +Rama Rajya+. There was also mention of Lord Sri Ram and Ramayan in our constitution", he added.
Mr Yediyurappa demanded the Prime Minister to advice Mr Karunanidhi to stop issuing such statements insulting feelings of majority Hindus. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister should not make any more attempts disturbing the peace of the society, he added.
Replying to a question, he said that it was his long dreamt commitment of performing 'Shathachandi Yaga' to the presiding deity Godess Mookambika here which was made possible despite bad weather.