When India prayed for a Donald Trump win

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It appears as though the prayers were India for Donald Trump were heard. Several persons over the past couple of months have openly offered prayers for Trump to become the President of the United States of America.

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Two days back, at Meerut, the Akhila Bharathiya Hindu Mahasabha offered prayers for Trump's victory. A havan was in fact conducted at their office in Meerut on Monday. After the prayers Pandit Ashok Sharma, national vice president of the outfit, said, "The thinking and political policies of Donald Trump bear a striking resemblance with that of Nathuram Godse. With the outlook Trump has against radical Islam terrorism, world peace will prevail only if he comes to power, " the Times of India had reported.

Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha members performing Havan for the victory of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a temple in Patna

On November 7, rituals were performed at a Mumbai temple for Trump's win. "We performed two yagnas for the victory of Trump. The rituals were performed at the behest of NRIs in the US," Vishnudham temple trustee Ramesh Joshi told PTI.

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"Some NRIs in the US are regular visitors to the temple when they visit India. They asked us to perform the yagnas. Accordingly, two yagnas were performed. The Vijay Prapti Yagna was to ensure victory for Trump and the Shasan Prapti Yagna was to help him govern the US," Joshi said. "The NRIs told me that Trump has assured the Indian diaspora in the US that he will work for eliminating the terror menace in India, if elected," Joshi said.

Vishwa Hindu Parishad activists perform a havan for the victory Donald Trump in the US Presidential elections, in Allahabad.

In the month of May, members of the Hindu Sena held a prayer in support of Trump winning the US presidential election. They said they prayed because he is hope for humanity against Islamic terror. "Only Donald Trump can save humanity," Vishnu Gupta, founder of the group, told the Associated Press news agency.

He also told The Indian Express newspaper that the group had planned "several events to express its wholehearted support for Trump".

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