New Delhi : The controversy surrounding Lord Hanuman’s caste is taking a comic turn as now the Union Minister Satya pal Singh has almost ordained the caste of Hanuman being an Aryan. “He is neither a Dalit, nor a tribal, he is in fact an Aryan”, says Minister Satya Pal Singh.
Hanuman is an Aryan
Each day politicians are coming up with wacky and bizarre statements made in favour of Lord Hanuman’s caste. The latest being Lord Hanuman is of Aryan descent as there was no other caste during the time of Lord Ram and Hanuman. The statement has come after Nand Kumar Sai, Chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, called Hanuman a tribal.
Lord Hanuman is an Aryan
The controversy brewed after the Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, during an election rally in Alwar, said that Bajarang Bali was a forest-dweller, who used to live in the mountains Dalits, deprived, Hanuman took everyone along and unites everyone from east to west, north to south. Though CM Adityanath didn’t directly call Hanuman a Dalit, he alluded to it.
Lord Hanuman an Aryan
After Adityanath’s comment, Nand Kumar Sai said that Hanuman is a gotra among tribals, like “Giddha”gotra or “Reechh” gotra. He stresses that there was a “tigga” gotra as well which meant “vanar” or monkey. Sai claimed that these “Garud” and “Reechh were part of Lord Ram’s army when he went to war with Ravana. And based on these facts, Hanuman was niether a Dalit nor a tribal.