Home News Reports Atheist communists now make a splash with a Ramayana recital after Yechury’s kalash wielding picture went viral

Atheist communists now make a splash with a Ramayana recital after Yechury’s kalash wielding picture went viral

In a surprise move, the video of a Communist MLA reciting Ramayana has gone viral on social media. The communists have recently been in the news because of their sudden interest in Hinduism. CPIM has traditionally espoused the cause of atheism and communism is a political ideology that is intrinsically anti-religion.

U Prathibha Hari, a CPI(M) MLA, who represents Kayamkulam constituency in the state Assembly, has now posted a Facebook video, where she is reading the verses of the Hindu epic Ramayana. It is reported that the lawmaker posted this video as a part of the annual celebrations of Karkkidakam, the last month of Malayalam calendar.

- Advertisement - - article resumes -

Prathibha Hari in her Facebook post wrote, “Ramayana month has begun. Let each faith and reading (of Ramayana) is to propagate virtues.” The post has been shared by several people in the past few days.

The Ramayana month in Kerala is celebrated annually, in which verses from Adhyatma Ramayana, which is written by the poet Ramanujan Ezhuthachan, are chanted are chanted in front of lighted ‘nilavilakku’ (traditional lamps).

The viral video is interesting for the reason that the pro-Left parties, who otherwise proclaim to be atheists, have been now presenting themselves to be soft towards Hindus, Hindu culture and traditions. Recently, a pro-Left outfit called ‘Sanskrti Sangh’ consisting of Left-wing scholars, academicians and Left sympathizers had reportedly organized a Ramayana seminar series which created some controversies.

It is alleged that the Communist party was behind this Ramayana seminar series to appease some section of the society. But, the CPI(M) Kerala secretary rejected the role of the party in organizing these events. “The media reports stating that CPI(M) is organizing the observance of Ramayana month is baseless. Sanskrit Sangh is an independent outfit and not a feeder organisation of the CPI(M),” he said in a statement.

Recently, Sitaram Yechury, the general secretary of the CPI(M) was seen attending a Hindu religious event in Hyderabad. He had attended the Bonalu festival, a Hindu religious event to worship Goddess Mahakali. Yechury was seen carrying a pot, which was filled with the offerings to the God Mahakali.

It is interesting to see that the Communists, who proclaim to be ‘atheists’ accuse other parties of indulging in religious politics, have themselves invoked religion as 2019 elections approach.

Help Us Reach Every Indian, Please Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Advertisement

Big Story

The Kolkata police finally swung into action and arrested seven men: Sheik Rahit, Fardin Khan, Sk. Sabir Ali, Sk. Gani, Sk. Imran Ali, Sk. Wasim and Atif Khan, for allegedly harassing the complainant.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Anjana Om Kashyap heckles doctors and nurses in Bihar hospital

What you did in that ICU is not journalism, Anjana Om Kashyap, it is insensitive, creating a nuisance and endangering lives

A video came to light earlier where Anjana Om Kashyap, a senior journalist from the India Today group was seen heckling and questioning a doctor inside the ICU over the outbreak of Encephalitis in Bihar

After threatening Jesus to choose between her and Rakhi Sawant, Tanushree Dutta questions Modi’s ‘Ram Rajya’

The Mumbai police have recently filed a B Summary report, giving a clean chit to Bollywood actor Nana Patekar, in connection with actor Tanushree Dutta sexual harassment case

Rapper Hard Kaur goes mental on social media: Blames RSS Chief for terror attacks, calls Yogi ‘OrangeRapeMan’

Taran Kaur Dhillon, more popularly known by her stage name Hard Kaur, appears to have fallen over the edge.
Gujarat: Past karma will haunt Congress in fascinating Rajya Sabha bypoll irony

Gujarat: Past karma will haunt Congress in fascinating Rajya Sabha bypoll irony

The bypolls for the 2 vacant Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat are going to be held shortly. The Congress has moved the SC, but given the clear precedents, it is quite clear that they have no chance of winning in court.
Read OpIndia.com's response to the defamation notice served by Swati Chaturvedi

That you have lost readership and your peers doubt you, is not our problem: Read our response to Swati Chaturvedi’s defamation notice

Recently, OpIndia.com got a legal notice from abusive media troll Swati Chaturvedi. At the onset, we would like to reiterate that such intimidatory tactics won't work with OpIndia.

As Swati Chaturvedi mourns the loss of her imaginary credibility, her past faff pieces come to haunt her

Even though she wants to put the blame on us, we can't possibly be held responsible if Swati Chaturvedi's peers doubt her 'credibility'.

On press freedom day, meet the ‘fearless’ journalist who interviewed Rahul Gandhi and said ‘Rafale has entered people’s blood’

Now, as if the India Today interview fiasco wasn't bad enough, another pliant journalist has got the "once in a lifetime" opportunity to interview Rahul Gandhi.

Man masturbates on woman and abuses before running away: See Kejriwal? Free rides won’t guarantee safety

The daily harassment women face while commuting in the Delhi metro just shows how 'free metro ride' does not ensure safety.
Image Source: Zee News

Even as Indian liberals and peaceniks hail ‘peaceful’ Pakistanis, abuse pours in against Sania Mirza post world cup defeat

After motormouths like Veena Malik dragged Sania Mirza into an unwarranted controversy, it was time for other eminent intellectuals of Pakistan to share their blame on Sania Mirza.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

170,810FansLike
149,625FollowersFollow
69,817SubscribersSubscribe
Help Us Reach Every Indian, Please Share This Post