Lucknow: BJP MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who is facing sexual harassment charges from Indian wrestlers, will be holding a ‘Jan Chetna Maha Rally’ in Ayodhya on June 5.
The rally is being held in Ayodhya, the epicenter of Hindutva politics, with support from local seers, a report by IANS said.
Brij Bhushan has been holding a series of meetings with saints and seers and reminding them of his active involvement in the temple movement.
He has also been closely interacting with Rajput members to solicit their support for him.
The report quoting sources said the rally is designed as a show of strength and is aimed at displaying the ‘immense popularity’ of the beleaguered BJP MP.
“It is a signal to the BJP leadership that any action against Brij Bhushan could earn the ire of saints as well as Rajputs since he enjoys their support in this part of the state,” the report quoted BJP politician from Gonda as saying.
On Thursday, Brij Bhushan shared a poster of the upcoming event on his Facebook page, saying that seers are “calling upon the public to participate”.