24 January, 2021

'Quran, Bible Should Be Adapted To Our Traditions'

The working president of the VHP, wants the Quran and the Bible to be reinterpreted and adapted in accordance with the great tradition of India.

'Quran, Bible Should Be Adapted To Our Traditions'
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Ashok Singhal, the working president of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), wants the Quran to be reinterpreted and adapted in accordance with the great tradition of India. He believes that Islam and Christianity, like all mortal things, are bound to perish one day because unlike the Hindu faith, they were founded by mortals. Known for his provocative utterances, Singhal has once again warned that Christianity and Islam have no future in India unless they completely submerge themselves in the hundreds of sampradayas (sects) which already coexist peacefully in India. Taking second RSS chief Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar's theory of three internal enemies - Islam, Christianity and Communism - still further, Singhal says that Christianity and Islam will also wither away after completing their age, the way Communism did. Rajesh Joshi caught up with the saffron supremo in the eighth dharma sansad of the VHP recently held in Ahmedabad. Excerpts from an interview:

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