Swami Agnivesh stage attack on himself to gain popularity: BJP Jharkhand Minister

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Chandreshwar Prasad Singh, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Jharkhand on Wednesday alleged that Swami Agnivesh Staged the attack on himself to come into the limelight.

” As far as I know, Swami Agnivesh is a person who survives on foreign donations. The saffron dress that he wears is to deceive the simple Indians. He is a fraud and not a Swami. He had himself planned this attack to gain popularity,” Singh told the media.

The 80-year-old activist was attacked by a mob on the day the Supreme Court said “mobocracy cannot be the new normal.” He was punched, kicked, and verbally abused by a mob outside a hotel in Jharkhand’s Pakur district.

Chief Minister Raghubar Das has instructed the police to enquire the incident and security has been provided to Swami Agnivesh by Jharkhand state government.