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Absconding Dayashankar spotted at Jharkhand temple

The priest who helped Dayashankar with the darshan of a Shiva temple in Jharkhand’s Deoghar district and also uploaded the picture on Facebook told The Indian Express that he was only doing his job.

Written by Prashant Pandey | Ranchi | Published: July 28, 2016 1:38 am
dayashankar, dayashankar up, dayashankar singh, dayashankar mayawati, dayashankar warrant, dayashankar arrest, dayashankar prostitute comment, mayawati, up news, dayashankar news, india news Dayashankar (right) in one of the photos circulated on social media.

Photographs of expelled UP BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, who has a non-bailable warrant against him for his remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati, visiting a Shiva temple in Jharkhand’s Deoghar district have surfaced on social media. Singh’s family had earlier claimed that there were not aware of his whereabouts.

The priest who helped Dayashankar with the darshan and also uploaded the picture on Facebook told The Indian Express that he was only doing his job. Deoghar SP A Vijayalakshmi said: “We did not have information about any such person wanted in a case. Uttar Pradesh police had not informed us”.

BJP’s district president Diwakar Gupta said he too was unaware of Singh’s visit. “We had no information of his visit. He came, had a darshan and left on his own. We have absolutely nothing to do with his visit,” he said. Sources said none of the people seen with Dayashankar were associated with any party.

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After the priest uploaded the picture on Facebook, local media began queries. The photos were reportedly removed from the priest’s Facebook account later. “We have come to know that Dayashankar came and left quietly. The priest who uploaded the photograph seemed to be unaware that he had a case against him,” said a local journalist. Abhishek Kumar Mishra, the priest, said: “I am a priest and my job is to help people with the darshan. Singh comes every year to offer ‘jal’. I prayed for him like I do for everybody else.”

Asked whether he knew that Singh was involved in a case and had a warrant against him, he said: “I am only concerned with the devotees and their prayers.” Reacting to reports of Dayashankar visiting the Deoghar temple, IG, Lucknow Zone, A Satish Ganesh, said: “As far as his presence at a religious place is concerned, we are trying to identify those in the photographs.”

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    VJay
    Jul 28, 2016 at 8:20 am
    He is looking for multiple wives using an Islamic name to use his linga and then Christian missionaries who are molesting kids in Churches.
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      George
      Jul 28, 2016 at 8:28 am
      In Hindu majority Divided by Muslims India, In August 2007, along with other elected and serving members of his party, Akbar Owaisi has the audacity made death thr.eats against Tasleema Nasreen,pledging that the fatwa against her and Salman Rushdie were to be abided by. Owaisi said, "we in Hyderabad want to be.head this woman according to the fatwa.
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        Amar Akbar
        Jul 28, 2016 at 8:32 am
        In April 2012, Owaisi made derogatory and demeaning comments against Hindu god Lord Rama and his mother Kaushalya. However, same Muslims will attack a newspaper in France for child molester Mohammed's picture.
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        1. Blrindian Peace
          Jul 28, 2016 at 2:55 pm
          Owaisi is the BJP’s biggest undeclared ally. Not only does it spoil it for “secular” parties, his hard-line rhetoric helps consolidate the Hindu vote for the NDA.
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          1. Blrindian Peace
            Jul 28, 2016 at 2:57 pm
            Owaisi is the BJP’s biggest undeclared ally. Not only does it spoil it for “secular” parties, his hard-line rhetoric helps consolidate the Hindu vote for the NDA.
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