Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday lashed out on the Taliban, which, he alleged, destroyed a statue of Gautam Buddha in Afghanistan 20 years in the past.
He additional alleged that the Taliban ”obtained punished” by God for destroying the statue when the US dropped bombs on them.
The Chief Minister additionally said that Lord Buddha will all the time be the supply of inspiration for humanity and the centre of devotion.
Whereas addressing Samajik Pratinidhi Sammelan in Lucknow, Mr Adityanath mentioned, “You have to have seen the scenes when Taliban destroyed the two,500-year-old statue of Gautam Buddha in Bamiyan, Afghanistan 20 years in the past. The world noticed the barbarism of the Taliban. Buddha by no means imposed battle on the world. He’ll all the time be the supply of inspiration for humanity and the centre of devotion. However no Indian or anybody supporting peace and concord anyplace on the earth ought to overlook the scenes of his statue being destroyed by the Taliban.
Mr Adityanath additional mentioned, “You have to have seen that just some days after that the US dropped bombs there and Talibanis had been killed. God had punished them for what they did to the statue of Gautam Buddha.”
Whereas remembering Mauryan Emperor Chandragupta Maurya, the CM mentioned, “How is historical past distorted! Historical past didn’t name Chandragupta Maurya nice, whom did it name nice? The one who misplaced from him. They name Alexander, the good. The nation has been cheated. However historians are silent on it, as a result of, if the reality comes out earlier than Indians, the society will rise up as soon as once more. When society stands up, the nation stands up too. PM Modi is making this nation rise up at the moment. Once we discuss of ”Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat”, these points are addressed.”
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