Lucknow | Just a day after a BJP legislature in Uttar Pradesh called Lord Hanuman as Muslim, a minister in the Yogi Aditynath cabinet has now termed the identity as ‘Jaat’.
Responding to the earlier claim, Uttar Pradesh Minister Chaudhary Lakshmi Narayan said, “I think Hanuman ji was a Jaat, because upon seeing someone being troubled a ‘Jaat’ also jumps in even without knowing the issue or the people.”
#WATCH Uttar Pradesh Minister Chaudhary Lakshmi Narayan says ‘ I think Hanuman ji was a Jaat, because upon seeing someone being troubled a Jaat also jumps in even without knowing the issue or the people’ pic.twitter.com/Scjme1PgCD
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Yesterday BJP MLC Bukkal Nawab had said, “He believes Lord Hanuman was Muslim.” Nawab further also termed a logic supporting his statement. He said, “All the names in Muslim community like Rehman, Ramzan, Farman, Zishan, Qurban are all based on the names of Lord Hanuman.”
While addressing a rally in Rajasthan’s Alwar district on Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh chief minister had said, “Hanuman was a forest dweller, deprived and a Dalit. Bajrang Bali worked to unite all Indian communities, from north to south and east to west.” Later, a right-wing group in Rajasthan sent a legal notice to Adityanath, asking him to apologize within three days for calling Lord Hanuman a Dalit.
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