Girl makes insta reel dancing inside Ujjain's Mahakal Temple; Minister orders probe
Bhopal, Oct 19: After a video went viral of a girl dancing on Bollywood songs inside Ujjain's famous Mahakal temple, Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra on Tuesday instructed the collector and the SP to investigate the matter.
The girl shot an Instagram reel combining Bollywood songs on the temple premises and inside the Mahakal Temple and could be seen performing Jalabhishek in the sanctum sanctorum of the Ujjain temple.
The video went viral when it was uploaded on social media. In the video, one can see that a girl shot it while performing Jalabhishek inside the temple. The other girl shot the video while roaming around the temple premises.
#MadhyaPradesh #ujjainmahakaal : महाकाल मंदिर में रील बनाने पर वायरल हुई लड़की— Shubhangini Singh (@SomvanshiShubh) October 18, 2022
कलेक्टर ने मामले की जांच की बात कही वही पुजारी भी नाराज हें. MP के गृहमंत्री @drnarottammisra ने कहा- "इस तरह की चीजें बर्दाश्त नहीं की जाएगी"#Mahakaltemple #Reelsinstagram #MadhyaPradesh pic.twitter.com/5cv9zkmMCZ
Mishra during a press conference said, "I have instructed the Collector and the SP to investigate the matter. Messing with religious beliefs in any way would not be tolerated."
उज्जैन में महाकाल मंदिर के वायरल वीडियो की जांच के आदेश दिए गए हैं। प्रदेश में धार्मिक आस्थाओं के साथ किसी को भी खिलवाड़ नहीं करने दिया जाएगा। pic.twitter.com/krM1S9lmIp— Dr Narottam Mishra (@drnarottammisra) October 18, 2022
Earlier, the priest of Mahakal Temple also had demanded action against the girl. He had said the video was derogatory and against the Sanatan tradition.
"This type of video destroyed the sanctity of the temple. The employees of Mahakal temple were also not fulfilling their responsibility," said the priest.