Munivahana Seva by Chilkur Balaji temple's head priest wins US praise

Munivahana Seva by Chilkur Balaji temples head priest wins US praise
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The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom formed by the government of United States of America

Hyderabad: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom formed by the government of United States of America has praised the 'Munivahana Seva' taken up by Chilkur Balaji temple head priest C S Rangarajan in its annual report.

According to a press communication issued by Rangarajan, the Commission started by the government of USA, in its annual report have mentioned the Munivahana Seva taken up by him.

Rangarajan had taken up 'Munivahana Seva' by carrying a dalit devotee Aditya Parasari on his shoulders from the temple to 'Dhwaja Sthambam' of Ranganatha Swamy temple in Jiyaguda last year.

Rangarajan said that the international Commission looks after the religious freedom in the world.

They see whether there are any religious attacks on minorities and also check whether all the religions have freedom to follow their religion.

The commission gives report every year and this year's annual report of 2018-19 has been released this month.

Commission member Tenzin Dorjee wrote in his report about the

April 16 incident of carrying a dalit devotee on the shoulders of the priest.

He wrote that this incident should be considered as a rare incident.

Rangarajan said that he was happy that he got an opportunity to perform Munivahana Seva.

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