By: Divya Thearia
26 October 2022 (New Delhi): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has demanded to put the photo of Goddess Lakshmi and Vighnaharta Ganesh on the currency. Politics has intensified regarding this demand made by the Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Delhi to the Central Government just after Diwali. Along with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is in power at the center, the opposition Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) have also opened a front against Arvind Kejriwal regarding this. Haryana Home Minister and BJP’s firebrand leader, Anil Vij, has taken a jibe at Arvind Kejriwal by tweeting. He has said that the matter has finally come to the lips of Kejriwal, the priest of Lakshmi. Anil Vij said that even if the excuse is to print the picture on the note, before doing anything, Lakshmi will remain in front of his eyes. He slsmmed Kejriwal on the issue of corruption and said that it is called Bhakti. Kejriwal’s Teri Maya is unparalleled. The BJP IT cell in-charge Amit Malviya has also surrounded Kejriwal by tweeting. Amit Malviya tweeted that Kejriwal had recently banned firecrackers in Delhi by issuing a fatwa. He has described Kejriwal as a staunch anti-Hindu. At the same time, BJP spokesperson Shahzad Poonawalla has called Kejriwal an electoral Hindu and said that he is pretending to be a Hindu.
Congress also trolled Kejriwal
On behalf of Arvind Kejriwal, on the demand to print the picture of Lakshmi-Ganesh with Mahatma Gandhi on the currency, where the BJP is busy encircling him. At the same time, the Congress has also opened a front against Kejriwal. The Congress’s Gaurav Vallabh has said that the BJP takes all the decisions of the Aam Aadmi Party. He called it a demand for vote politics and said that the BJP had insulted Goddess Lakshmi through demonetisation. Since then, the GDP has not been able to get back on track. Gaurav Vallabh said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal should worship Goddess Lakshmi and apologise to her. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit called the Aam Aadmi Party the B team of the BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and said that this demand is about their vote politics. He taunted that if he goes to Pakistan, he can also say that he is Pakistani, so vote for me. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, has also attacked Kejriwal.
Put Kejriwal’s photo too
Reacting to this, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said that they should do one thing: put Kejriwal’s photo with him. This will bring more prosperity. Salman Anees Soz has also taunted Kejriwal by tweeting. Salman Soz tweeted that if Lakshmi and Ganesha can bring prosperity, then we should also include Allah, Jesus, Guru Nanak, Buddha, and Mahavir, which will bring more prosperity. God resides in our hearts. Responding to the demand of the Chief Minister of Delhi, SP MP Syed Tufail Hasan (ST Hasan) has said that in the election environment, every man is trying to prove himself as the biggest Hindu. He said that religious symbols have not been printed on the currency in any country, be it Muslim or Christian. The SP MP said that Malaysia may have been printed in Indonesia, but there are more possibilities of insulting religious things. He said that this would create an unnecessary new problem in the country. ST Hasan said that we are religious people. Start any work in the name .of God, Allah. They live in our hearts; they don’t need to be printed on the notes.
Netizens trolled Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had demanded to put a picture of Lakshmi and Ganesh along with Mahatma Gandhi on the currency, saying that this would improve the country’s economy. He had said that Lakshmi ji is the goddess of prosperity and Ganesh ji is the remover of obstacles. The Chief Minister of Delhi also said that this can be started while printing new notes. Netizens also trolled Arvind Kejriwal by sharing memes. One user wrote “Loha lohe ko Katha hain lage raho Kejriwal”. Another user wrote “doctor same main” Have a look: