Condolences continue to pour forth from all sections of society, on the passing of the late Sat Maharaj, Maha Sabha Secretary-General.
President of the Trinidad and Tobago Council of Evangelical Churches, Reverend Desmond Austin, is the latest to add his best wishes.
In a release issued today, Reverend Austin extended condolences to the family of Mr. Maharaj, and the Hindu community at large.
The TTCEC boss says the Council extends God’s peace to all those impacted by his loss.
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One pundit is condemning the move by the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) to prevent media coverage of the funeral services for the late Secretary-General of the organisation, Satnarayan “Sat” Maharaj.
According to Pundit Satyanand Maharaj, such a move is an insult to the legacy of Mr Maharaj, who was a national personality.
In an official statement released today, Pundit Maharaj describes as “regressive” the move by the new SDMS administration.
The full text of the release, follows…
Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) secretary general Satnarayan Maharaj and the organisation's media company Central Broadcasting Services have won their lawsuit over the refusal of the T&T Police Service (TTPS) to disclose the warrant used to search Radio and TV Jaaggriti, in April.
Delivering a 28-page judgement at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain, this afternoon, High Court Judge Ronnie Boodoosingh upheld the judicial review lawsuit brought by Maharaj and the company.
High Court judge Ronnie Boodoosingh is expected to determine a lawsuit over the refusal of the Police Service to disclose the warrant used to search Radio and TV Jaaggriti next month.
Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) secretary general Satnarayan Maharaj and the organisation’s media company Central Broadcasting Services have filed a novel constitutional challenge against this country’s colonial-age sedition legislation.
Citing several high profile arrests of East Indians citizens, Hindu leader Satnarayan Maharaj yesterday claimed that a certain group of people are being targeted by the authorities.
In his address at the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha’s (SDMS) 19th annual Indian Arrival Day celebrations at Parvati Girls’ Hindu College in Debe yesterday, Maharaj said he has been warned that he too will join that list.
Officers of the Special Investigations Unit have executed a search warrant at Radio Jaagriti for evidence in relation to an alleged audio-visual clip, which aired on Tuesday 16th April, 2019.
This is according to a statement issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).
It said that officers, led by Inspector Wayne Stanley, proceeded to the radio station, located at Pasea Main Road, Tunapuna, with the objective of verifying the authenticity of the clip and to obtain a copy of the recording, for further investigations.
Former executive member of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Devant Maharaj, has condemned the position taken by Sat Maharaj and is calling on others to denounce what he calls, Sat's "hateful rhetoric".
Devant Maharaj says he cannot, with good conscience, stand back and allow Sat's statements on Tobago to go without response.
He issued the following statement Thursday morning.