During the handing over ceremony of Rafale aircraft in France, Defence minister Rajnath Singh performed ‘Shastra Puja’ on the auspicious occasion of ‘Vijayadashmi’. Defence minister Rajnath was seen performing ‘Shastra Puja’ with flowers, lemons and coconuts. Rajnath Singh also wrote ‘Om’ on Rafale during ‘Shastra Puja’.
After this some people on social media, Start criticising him for this rituals. People started saying that Rajnath singh is involving Indian air force with religion. But those people don’t know that Indian Air Force performs ‘Puja’ every-time when It inducts any machines or aircraft in it.
One month ago, when Indian Air Force inducted AH-64E APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER in it then IAF performed ‘Puja’ by inviting different religious priests of different Religions. Priest also used Coconut and recited ‘Religious slogan’ during this induction.
Video: INDUCTION OF AH-64E APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER on 3rd Sept, 2019.
Actually, Whenever Indian Air Force inducts any aircraft or Helicopter in it then IAF invites religious priests and performs ‘Puja’ before induction.
Watch the video of induction of Chinook Helicopter where Religious priests of Hindu, Muslim, Sikh & Christian recited religious slogans in March, 2019.
Now an old video of former Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru is becoming viral which shows Pm Nehru performing ‘Puja’ during the induction of India’s first ship ‘Jal Usha’ was launched on March 14, 1948.
Syed Athar Dhelavi, Chairman of Anjuman Minhaje Rasool(S) , shared a video of Pm Nehru can be seen performing ‘Puja’ with sacred Vedic chants during the launching of ship ‘Jal Usha’ on March 14, 1948.
#गौरवशाली_70_वर्ष आज ही के दिन 14 मार्च 1948 आज़ाद 🇮🇳 का पहला जलयान #Ship_Jalusa पवित्र वैदिक मंत्रों व पूजा अर्चना सहित प्रधानमंत्री #पंडित_नेहरू द्वरा हिंद महासागर में उतारा गया था— Syed Athar Dehlavi सैयद अतहर देहलवी سید اطہر دہلوی (@maulanadehlavi) March 14, 2018
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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has also accused Defence minister Rajnath Singh of indulging in “drama” by personally taking delivery of the aircraft, arguing no minister has done such things in the past.
“There is no need to do such Tamasha (Drama). When we bought weapons like Bofors in the past then no one showed them off like these guys are doing,” said Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.