Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim held a press meet at his office regarding various issues here, on December 18.
Ibrahim said that since there was a ban on made made snana, a yede snana was performed at Kukke Subramanya temple where about 900 devotees took part in urulu seve.
Commenting on the proposed speech by Dr Zakir Naik in the city, Ibrahim said, “We have received memorandums from various organizations to stop Dr Zakir Naik from coming to Mangaluru. I will discuss the issue with the concerned authorities and come to a conclusion.”
When asked about the Hindu Samajotsava headed by Dr Praveen Togadia which was proposed by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad as a mark of protest against Dr Zakir Naik, Ibrahim said that no communication was received by the authorities in this regard. “When we get any communication regarding this, we will look into the matter,” he added.
Assistant Deputy Commissioner Kumar also explained the procedure for counting of votes of the MLC elections.