VHP threatens retaliation if Gita is bannedDecember 20th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday warned of protests outside Russian establishments in India if the Bhagavad Gita was banned in that country.
“Bhagavad Gita is not just a book but is (God) for the Krishna devotees and all Hindus,” VHP international working president Pravin Togadia said in a statement.
“The principles taught in the Gita are universal and touch humanity so very deeply,” he said, adding that even Albert Einstein was influenced by the holy book.
He warned that if the Gita was banned in Russia, then Indians would be forced to protest against Russian goods, as well as Russian plants and offices.
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