When Ayodhya mediator Sri Sri Ravi Shankar asked Narendra Modi about the Gujarat riots

On May 12, 2014, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar wrote a blog on www.srisriravishankar.org, titled My First Meeting With Narendra Modi. In that piece, the Art of Living guru, now named by the Supreme Court as one of three mediators on the Ram Jannabhoomi-Babri land dispute case, offered a clear view into his personal equation with the Prime Minister and specifically mentioned an exchange with Modi in 2004 regarding the Gujarat riots.…

The life improvement guru said he met Modi the second time in 2004 and asked him directly about the Gujarat riots.… “I decided to confront him directly. As soon as we settled down for our meeting, I looked into his eyes and asked him, ‘Did you do all that was in your capacity to stop these riots?’ The directness of my question surprised him. After regaining his composure, he replied with moist eyes, ‘Guruji, do you also believe in this propaganda?’…

Ravi Shankar’s opinion on the Ayodhya land dispute case is seen as divisive by some sections. In March 2018, in an interview to India Today TV, he said: “If the Ram Mandir issue is not solved, we will have a Syria in India.”…

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