Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Bajrang Dal rally on Hanuman Jayanti attracts Huge crowd in Hyderabad

There was an unexpected turnout of Hindu Youth at Bajranga Dal sponsered " Sri Hanuman Jayanti Shoba Yatra " today in Hyderabad . An estimated 25000 youth participated on 2 wheelers holding Bhagwa Dwaj , the number went far than the expectation . City dwellers were shocked to see such a huge congregation moving peacefully from one point to next. The city turned Orange with Bhagwa Flags seen every where , it gave a great festive look

Lakhs of Hindu Men and Women lined up on either side of the road to welcome the Bajrang Dal activists participating in 'Vir Hanuman Vijay Yatra'. Children washed roads with water as shobha yatra proceeded , Women welcomed rally with 'Aarthi's' , Men of all ages cheered the Hindu activists and showered flower petals as a mark of respect . Youngsters danced to the Songs being played by an DJ over digital sound systems.

Huge number of Sangh Parivar activist belonging to VHP, ABVP, RSS particpated with lot of fan fare . With Saffron headbands and holding huge flags of saffron color with Hanuman printed over it added colour to the rally . Thousands of Hindu activist turned up with their vehicles at the Gowliguda Ram temple to offer prayers . After chanting "Hanuman Chalisa" enmass , the rally was flagged off . With Slogans of 'Jai Sri Ram' , 'Hindu Hindu Bhai Bhai' , 'Jai Bajrang Bali' echoed all over the city .

All who watched the rally kept saying that they have never witnessed such a big vehicle rally in their life time . Police officers too agreed that Hyderabad city has witnessed many rallies , but none of them are any match to todays rally .  Police officials were dumb stuck to see such a Huge congregation of Hindu youth. Senior IPS officials at the end of the event went to VHP/Bajrang Dal organisers and congratulated them for conducting the rally in peaceful manner . The rally was taken out from the Gowliguda Ram Mandir around 12PM  and ended at Tadbun Hanuman temple around 6 PM.

All through the rally route dozens of  makeshift  pandals were erected to welcome the procession . For the first time Political leaders belongind to Congress,TDP, TRS kept their Flags,ideologies aside and participated in rally. This show of "Hindu Unity" by politicians is first of its kind in recent past . At many places they have installed arches and cheered the participant. Many of Bhakta mandalis made drinking water arrangements all through the route

With last years attack on the rally by Muslim Jehadis , organisers made their own security to prevent any untoward incidents . All precautions were taken. Vishwa Hindu Parishad State leaders made special request over public address system for peaceful conduct of the rally and adviced activists to co-operate with the police officials .Much to the relief of the administration bajrang Dal rally ended peacefully around 6 PM at Tadbund hanuman temple.

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