Tag: Brahmins

Police complaint lodged against Dama Rout for 'beggar' remark

Puri: Protests against Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout’s ‘beggar’ remarks on Brahmins have taken a bigger  proportion with a group of Brahmins lodging a police complaint against him here on Thursday. The activists submitted a written complaint to the Town police here alleging that the Minister is trying to mislead people by giving such derogatory remarks. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dama Rout seeks apology for his 'beggar' remarks on Brahmins

Bhubaneswar: After drawing flak for his ‘beggar’ remarks on Brahmins, Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout sought an apology through a video uploaded on social media. Rout posted a video on his Facebook page saying, he is sorry for insulting Brahmins and that the meaning of his words was changed . “The Brahmins belong to the upper […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dama Rout draws flak for 'beggar' remarks

Bhubaneswar: Minister Damodar Rout, who is known for his off-the-cuff remarks, has once again landed in controversy for his ‘beggar’ remarks on Brahmins.   Protesting his remarks, a group of Brahmins staged a protest against Minister Rout in Puri today demanding his suspension. The activists under the banner of Odisha Vedic Brahmana Parisad and Mukti Mandap […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dama’s Exit Unlikely To Be Mourned

The inevitable has happened. BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has finally wielded his dreaded axe, which many suspected was rusting in his fourth term, on his Agriculture Minister Dr. Damodar Rout. The decision was not entirely unexpected because he had been embarrassing the party, its leader and his ministerial colleagues for far too […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021