"Curb infiltration from Bangladesh": Rajnath

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Bangalore, Mar 31 (UNI) Bharatiya Janata Party National President Rajnath Singh urged the Union government to take steps to curb infiltration from Bangladesh.

Speaking at a function brought up to celebrate 75th birth day of Vishvesha Thirtha Swamiji of Pejawar mutt here last night, he said that numerous of people are entering across the borders through Assam and Poorvanchal from Bangladesh."Infiltration which is going on since a long time is spoiling our country's democratic profile and steps should be taken to curb it immediately." Mr Singh also urged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government led by Congress at the Centre to take immediate steps to ban conversion which is spoiling country's image. "There should be complete ban on Conversion and the UPA at the center should seriously think about ban of one converting into another religion by coercion" he added.

Appreciating the service to the society the Pejawar seer in removing the stigmas of untouchability and rushing to serve people who were in distreuss during natueral calamity and others he said that the seer's endevour in serving the people should be emulated by one and all.

Stating that Science was built on Veda and Sanskrit, Mr Singh said that it is regretted to note that the basics of Science were forgotten in the country. "During 1997 when I was Education Minister of Uttar Pradesh Vedic Mathematics was introduced and Science scholars from Western countries who visited opined that it (Vedic mathematics) can enrich the knowledge of Computer." " At present there is no enough encouragement for Vedic education which enabled our country to become rich in culture and integration.

Country cannot be ruled by single political party but can be ruled with rich culture inherited," he added.

Senior Congress Leader and Opposition Leader in the Karnataka Legislative Council H K Patil lauded the services of swamji in building the society and removing untouchability.


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