In a deplorable incident, Karnataka JDS MLA R Manjunath has resorted to vendetta politics after he decided to cut off the water supply to a yoga center as yoga guru Umamaheshwar Guruji had praised PM Modi for taking Yoga to a global stage.
According to TV9, Dasarahalli JDS MLA R Manjunath along with his aide JD(S) leader Hanumantharaju has cut off the water supply to Umamaheshwar Guruji’s ashram after the latter had praised Prime Minister Modi for his successful initiatives to take yoga into an international stage by declaring to celebrate International Yoga Day.
JDS MLA Manjunath, who was miffed over Yoga guru’s pro-Modi inclinations, has now allegedly resorted to cheap politics by creating problems for the Yoga guru.
Reportedly, the yoga center is functioning for the last 18 years and has been involved in a lot of charity works. Yoga guru Umamaheshwar Guru speaking to a local media outlet said that the center uses 500 liters of water every day. But ever since he started to appreciate Modi for his good works, the JDS leaders have not taken kindly to it.
”Modi has done a lot to publicise yoga on the global platform. It was due to his efforts that as many as 190 countries have accepted yoga as something divine and very useful. I have no issues in praising Modi because he deserves it. But the people under question have troubled us a lot, and have even taken the help of the police in troubling us,” said Umamaheshwar.
However, JDS leader Hanumantharaju rejected all these allegations, said, “We are not aware of this Yoga center. He criticises former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and chief minister HD Kumaraswamy. Why should he do that? A yoga guru must confine himself to yoga-related activities.”