Congress slams presence of godmen at Fadnavis' swearing in

Congress on Friday objected to the presence of a galaxy of religious and spiritual leaders at the swearing-in ceremony of the Devendra Fadnavis ministry in Mumbai.

hidden October 31, 2014 20:07:57 IST
Congress slams presence of godmen at Fadnavis' swearing in

Mumbai: Congress on Friday objected to the presence of a galaxy of religious and spiritual leaders at the
swearing-in ceremony of the Devendra Fadnavis ministry in Mumbai.

"This was a government function but sadhus, saints, buwa-baba and maharajs (godmen) were present in a large number," former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said, speaking to reporters after the event at the Wankhede Stadium here.

Congress slams presence of godmen at Fadnavis swearing in

Devendra Fadnavis with Narendra Modi. PTI

"Is this not superstition?" asked the senior Congress leader, adding, "There were allegations that I encouraged superstition when Sathya Sai Baba visited the Varsha bungalow when I was the Chief Minister".

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