Hassan (Karnataka), January 4, 2013: A protest march had been organised at Hassan on Friday, January 4, 2013 condeming the attack on Muni 108 Sri Prabhalsagarji Maharaj at Girnar. A silent march started at sharp 11.00 am from Dodda Basadi and passed through Mahavira circle, old bus stand and reached the district collectors office. In the end a memorandum was presented to the district collector condemning the act.
Muni 108 Sri Sudeshsagarji Muni Maharaj & Sri H.S.Prakash the member of legislative assembly (MLA) from Hassan led the protest march. Sri M.Ajith Kumar the president of Hassan Digambar Jain Samaj and members of other Jain organisations participated actively in the protest march. Jains from neighbouring villages – Kadadarahalli, Shravanabelagola, Channarayapattana and others also participated actively in the protest march. Close to 1000 members of the Jain community participated actively in the protest march.
Speaking on the occasion Sri H.S.Prakash said that attack on Jain muni is highly condemnable and opined that this attack has not only hurt the Jain community but also the members of other communities and humanity at large. He called upon the Gujarat Government to take stern action against the miscreants. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service