Saturday, January 21, 2012

Ravishankar asks people to stop taking liquor

Gaya (Bihar), Jan 20 (PTI) Spiritual guru and founder of the Art of Living Foundation Sri Sri Ravishankar today asked people to refrain from consuming liquor and foods produced by the use of chemicals and fertilisers. Talking to disciples at Gandhi Maidan in Gaya district, he appealed them to refrain from consumption of foods produced by the use of chemicals and fertilisers to remain free from ailments and tension. He also asked people to refrain from consumption of liquor and said that alcohol is a major source of strife and tension in the society. Ravishankar further expressed concern with liquor consumption, which has increased substantially in recent times, and said that it is bound to adversely affect development of the country. The spiritual guru identified corruption as yet another bane of India and asked people not to accumulate wealth through ill-gotten means. He asked the people, including government servants present at his sermon, to take pledge to refrain from corruption and related activities for the well being of themselves and their families. The spiritual guru also lauded the law and order situation in Bihar and said that the conduct of religious and spiritual programmes is a simple affair now as compared to the days of earlier times. Read More

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