On Guru Purnima, Saturday, BJP leaders from Uttar Pradesh will go to temples and maths throughout Uttarakhand to honour monks and gurus and search their blessings. The state social gathering management has additionally directed district items to make an inventory of all of the temples and maths of their areas for visits by high leaders.
Nevertheless, the social gathering sought to dissociate the temple visits from the upcoming Meeting elections. BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi mentioned, “Exterior of politics, the BJP is steadfast in discharging its social duty of preserving our cultural and non secular heritage. ”
Nevertheless, social gathering insiders mentioned the ‘Guru Purnima Mahotsav’ has been timed to ship out some political messages forward of the polls subsequent 12 months. Since many of the monks and gurus at these temples and maths are Brahmins, the Mahotsav could possibly be the BJP’s means of stealing a march over rivals Samajwadi Celebration, Bahujan Samaj Celebration and the Congress in reaching out to the neighborhood.
Secondly the monks and seers at these shrines have devotees far and vast and honouring them may translate into votes.