-By Anurjay Dhal, Odisha Today on November 14, 2008
Temple City of Bhubaneswar on Friday turned Saffron with hundreds of thousands of Hindu saints and supporters of Swami Laxmananda Saraswati ji gathered here to attend a massive Sradhanjali Sabha here at Lower PMG Square on Saturday.
Swami Laxmananda Saraswati Sradhanjali Sabha is hosting the massive gathering to mount pressure on Orissa Government to nab the killers of late Hindu Seer and four of his disciples, who were shot dead at Jalespata Ashram in riot hit Kandhamal district.
Till last reports came in, more than 100,000 thousand people from across the State and outside have reached the city while others would reach by Saturday morning. A peace meet will be at 8.30 followed by Nama-sankirtan from 10 to 11.30 and then Sradhanjali Sabha at the venue.
The Sabha would demand Narco Test of Congress Rajya Sabha member Radhakant Nayak, Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Archbishop Raphael Cheenath, National Integration Council member John Dayal to find out truth and find out the killers and conspirators. Besides, it would also strongly oppose conversion and cow slaughtering.
Sradhanjali sabha passes off peacefully in Orissa