Rationalists put out challenge: Prove superstition, become a crorepathi

The Human Rationalist Association will give Rs one crore to any one who can prove a superstition prevalent in society.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: June 12, 2017 5:21 pm

A Godhra-based group of rationalists, attempting to put an end to baseless superstitions, has put out a challenge: prove any superstition and receive Rs one crore in cash. The Human Rationalist Association’s only condition is that Rs one lakh should be deposited ahead of the demonstration, reported Times of India on Monday. According to Mukund Sindhav, a member of the group, similar practices are conducted across the world to help put an end to baseless beliefs in society.

“This organisation was formed in 1965 and it introduced the prize for demonstration of a miracle. Earlier, the prize money was just Rs 1 lakh which was increased to Rs 1 crore. When the prize was introduced, only two persons came to take the challenge but they failed miserably,” Sindhav, a retired government official, was quoted as saying by TOI.

He further elaborated, “When we introduced the Rs one crore prize one year ago, we also introduced the deposit of Rs 1 lakh. If someone wants to demonstrate their ability to perform miracles, he must be sure of it and willing to provide Rs 1 lakh up front. If he succeeds in performing a miracle, he will get Rs 1 crore along with the deposited. If he fails, he will have to bear the loss.”

The challenged was accepted by a Rashmikant Shah from Ahmedabad in 2003, who failed at proving he had supernatural powers. No one else has come forward since then, Sindhav said.

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  1. K
    K Oommen
    Jul 21, 2017 at 11:18 pm
    Dear Mukund Sindhav, with all my heart I accept your challenge in God's love. You kindly gather at least ten thousand rationalists, also every one those believes there is no God, heaven and is a fiction not a fact in an open ground at THIRUVANATHAPURAM, KERALA also gather every deaf and dumb, blinds and every kind of SICK people to whom there is no treatment in the known medical fields. Also provide me the required sound system to preach our CREATOR GOD'S OWN ORDAINED WAY OF SALVATION to the gatherings. Our Creator LIVING GOD (not dead or stone, or gold gods) Himself will confirm to all of you HIS OWN ORDAINED WAY OF SALVATION THAT IS JESUS CHRIST to you all by INSTANTLY HEALING THESE BLINDS, DEAF AND DUMB AND THESE POOR SUFFERING SICK PEOPLE. YOU PLEASE KEEP THIS ONE HUNDERED LAKHS RUPEES WITH YOU OR PLEASE USE THIS MONEY from my side for the marriage of 100 under privileged poor girls. KINDLY INFORM ME WHEN YOU ARE READY. with regards EVG. K. Oommen, 9947669103.