Do yagya, it will help attract clouds: BJP MP’s solution to drought

Participating in the debate on drought, Singh recalled the mythological story of Raja Janak ploughing the fields and organising yagya to please the rain Gods.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 11, 2016 9:16 pm
13 states are affected by drought, only 10 have declared themselves drought-hit. Asking all MPs to organise yagya in their constituencies for rains, he said, “It will result in rains.”

Organise yagyas for rains. This was the suggestion offered on Wednesday by BJP member Virendra Singh to fellow Parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha as a means to mitigate the drought situation.

Participating in the debate on drought, water crisis and issues connected with inter-linking of rivers, Singh recalled the mythological story of Raja Janak ploughing the fields and organising yagya to please the rain Gods.

“Raja Janak’s rajdharma resulted in rains..Similarly, Modiji is trying to revive over seven lakh ponds to mitigate the problem of drought in the country,” Singh said.

“There are spiritual as well as scientific reasons for yagya. It helps in attracting clouds,” he argued.

Asking all MPs to organise yagya in their constituencies for rains, he said, “It will result in rains.”

According to him, droughts occur because people destroy nature in the name of development.

He also wanted the government and the state administration to appeal to the rich people to spend money for digging wells and ponds which could provide water in times of drought.

During his speech, he targeted the Uttar Pradesh government, saying its “indifferent attitude” was leading to worsening of drought situation in the state.

People are very angry and will give a befitting reply to the Chief Minister, the BJP MP said.

He asked the Centre government to take steps towards inter-linking of rivers saying it would be in the interest of the nation.

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    anshu nishchhal
    May 11, 2016 at 6:45 pm
    lol.. i have doubt on your intellect respected concerned mp.
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      Abhishek
      May 12, 2016 at 12:00 am
      Cloud seeding needs presence of moisture in air. Dry air is useless for making clouds. Too late for that. Best way is to invest money in monsoon water management. Most countries have created rain water catchments. India so far is very poor in harnessing monsoon water and saving them in water banks.
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        Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
        May 11, 2016 at 11:44 pm
        Uttarkhand fire was the biggest 'yagna' of the decade. Did it attract clouds and douse the fire?
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        freethinker
        May 11, 2016 at 8:36 pm
        What an !
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          babu
          May 11, 2016 at 9:05 pm
          Becouse chaddis stink bad
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            mumbikar
            May 11, 2016 at 8:32 pm
            we are now going back to the stoneage everyday, thanks to these uneducated goons !!!
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              arravind
              May 11, 2016 at 4:13 pm
              It is an attempt why we should give a try to it.lt;br/gt;Even western countries are doing research on this
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                P Balu
                May 11, 2016 at 9:11 pm
                BJP is made up such s. Unfortunately, these low life ones are ruling us.
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