Raj Thackeray: Azaan in many mosques without loudspeakers, recitation of Hanuman Chalisa started where there was no talk


Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers played Hanuman Chalisa on a loudspeaker near a mosque in Mumbai's Charkop area on Wednesday morning, a day after his party chief Raj Thackeray called for reciting religious hymns to protest 'Azaan' against loudspeakers. Did. ,


In a video, an MNS worker holding a party flag was seen playing Hanuman Chalisa on a loudspeaker from a high-rise building here. In the background, 'Azaan' was heard from the loudspeaker of a nearby mosque.

In neighboring Thane city, some MNS workers played Hanuman Chalisa over loudspeakers at a place in the Indira Nagar area. There was no mosque nearby.

Irrespective of the registration of a case against him, MNS president Raj Thackeray on Tuesday urged people to play Hanuman Chalisa on loudspeakers on Wednesday wherever they hear "azaan" on loudspeakers.


In an open letter, Thackeray had asked people to register a complaint with the police by dialing 100 if they were disturbed by the sound of azaan.

The MNS leader said, "I appeal to all Hindus that tomorrow, on May 4, if you hear loudspeakers playing with azaan, then play Hanuman Chalisa on loudspeakers in those places. Only then will they realize the hindrance of these loudspeakers." "

Police have already beefed up security in Mumbai and several other parts of the state, especially where the MNS has a good presence.