Preacher Muni Tarun Sagar Maharaj today delivered 'Kadve Pravachan' at the Vidhan Sabha Complex here in which he laid stress on improving sex ratio and eliminating corruption in the country.
After the first day of the monsoon session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha was adjourned, Maharaj delivered his address which was attended by Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, members of the House as well as bureaucrats.
While thanking Khattar government for inviting him in the House, he touched upon various issues in his talk, including the skewed sex ratio in the country.
"As per government survey, there are 990 females against 1000 males in the country and in this situation 10 male will have to stay unmarried," he said, adding it was a disturbing situation.
While giving suggestions for improving sex ratio in the country, Maharaj said at the political level those who have girl child should be given priority in contesting polls.
"At social level, people should not marry their girls in those families where there is no girl child," he said, adding, "if we follow these suggestions, we will get good results on improving sex ratio."
He also described corruption as the biggest problem of the country.
"A survey says that every third person in the country is corrupt and 60 per cent are on the verge of being corrupt while there are only 10 percent people who are honest," he said.
He claimed if corruption is eliminated in the country, it can fast turn into a developed nation.
He said Opposition of the government is "justified if it is meant to wake it up from slumber".
Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma had yesterday said the address by Maharaj was unanimously decided in an all party meeting held recently in Haryana Niwas.
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Maharaj asked all political parties to unite and jointly work to eliminate such evils as adverse sex ratio, corruption and terrorism from the society.
Describing terrorism as a menace, he said no religion supports it.
He blamed Pakistan for "sponsoring and spreading" terrorism which would one day "swallow" it.
"We should unite to fight the menace of terrorism as huge budget of the government is spent on defence activities. If this can be utilised for education, health and employment, the face of the nation would be different", he said.
Maharaj said the Chief Minster Manohar Lal Khattar was being blamed for "saffronising politics" with the Kadve Pravachan programme in the Vidhan Sabha, which, according to him, was in fact the "purification of politics in real terms".