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In a state where Marxists have a strong grip, the return to religion will pose a challenge to their atheist pretensions and political influence.
The Karkidakam month is observed by the Hindus world over by reading the epic story of Lord Rama in a belief to ward off deprivation and ailments.
In its true spirit, the Chavara cultural centre has been organising Ramayana recital for the priests to ward off evil thoughts and usher in peace in the society.
The Congress did not want to lose out and leaders such as MP Shashi Tharoor, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and KPCC vichar vibhag convener Nedumudi Harikumar tried to promote Ramayana reading.
Congress leader K Muraleedharan said: “Reading Ramayana is a personal belief. Why drag the party and politics into it? Congress has believers of different religions and atheists as its members.
'Karkkidakam', the last month in the Malayalam calendar beginning on July 17 this year, is generally observed as 'Ramayana month' in the southern state by the Hindu community.
CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Wednesday termed reports that the CPM was planning to observe the Ramayana month as “baseless.”
The 'Shri Ramayana Express', which can carry 800 passengers, will start its service from November 14.
Siddhartha-hero Vinay Rajkumar will now be part of Gramayana, a thriller and village-based drama to be directed by Devanuru Chandru.
Sharma, who on Wednesday said that journalism had started during the times of the Mahabharata, said that Janak, Sita's father, had used a plough following which she was born from a pitcher.
The incident took place last year in February when Chanduri Sukanya and six other friends and relatives decided to go for the holy trip after receiving an attractive offer from Mallikarjuna Tours.
He also hit out at the UPA government for filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning the belief that the land bridge was built by Lord Ram to reach then Lanka to rescue his wife Sita.
Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu threatened the West Bengal Chief Minister a day after she asserted that her state was ready to welcome "Padmavati" and its crew.
Basak, a handloom weaver from Fulia in Nadia, was felicitated with Â‘Degree of Doctorate in Record BreakingÂ’ by UKÂ’s World Records University, for his intricate artwork on a sari.