Sri Vishwesha Thirtha swamiji of Pejawar mutt is known for his social reforms. The pontiff had hosted an iftar event for the Muslim brethren on Saturday. This is not the first time that the he had taken such an initiative.
Decrying the rising incidents of visitors and tourists trespassing prohibited areas that has resulted in serious injuries, and sometimes death, wildlife officials and activists say people should respect forest areas that is home to thousands of species of rare and endangered flora and fauna.
The historic iftar event hosted by Sri Vishwesha Thirtha swamiji, the octogenarian seer of Pejawar mutt at the Krishna temple at Udupi on Saturday to foster communal harmony, has ironically created a storm.