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Sadhvi Saraswati visits Udupi mutt

Press Trust of India  |  Mangaluru 

Hindu religious preacher Sadhvi Saraswati, whose remark at the Hindu conclave in onbeef eaters had sparked a controversy, visited the Udupi SriKrishna Mutt.

She offered prayers at the Sri Krishna temple yesterday and chief of the Paryaya Pejawar Mutt Vishwesha Theertha Swami to seek his blessings.

In her speech at the Hindu convention in on June 14, Sadhvi had said that those who eat the meat of cows should be awarded death penalty.

The people, who considered eating the meatof their own mother (cows) as a status symbol, should be hangedin public, she had said.

The remark had drawn sharp criticism from the Congresswith secretary Girish Chodankar saying that the Goagovernment should have taken suo motu cognisance of Sadhvi's comments and filed an FIR against her for the "hate speech."

Sadhvi Saraswati is the president of Sanatan Dharma Prachar Seva Samiti in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district.

The convention in Goa, attended by delegates from across thecountry and abroad, was organised by the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 16:13 IST