Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manji and around five lakh people watched as an arrow burst into flames the 60 ft tall effigy of Ravan erected at the Gandhi Maidan here this evening on the occasion of Dusshera.
In what is likely to embarrass Unique Identification Development Authority of India (UIDAI) authorities, an Aadhaar card has been issued in the name of popular Hindu God Hanuman in Rajasthan. Interestingly, there are no takers for it.
Outlandish it may appear but an Income Tax Tribunal in Maharashtra has held that Hinduism is not a religion and Shiva, Hanuman or Goddess Durga are regarded as "superpowers of the universe" and do not represent a particular religion.
While it’s yet to be ascertained if his bachelorhood would have helped him grab this role, but if sources are to be believed, superstar Salman Khan has been approached to play the character of Lord Hanuman.
The world`s tallest idol of Lord Hanuman was unveiled at the Jakhu temple here by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal in the presence of film star Abhishek Bachchan, his sister Shweta Bachchan Nanda and other members of Nanda Trust.