Bangalore Dec 7, 2011 : Veteran RSS Ideologue V Nagaraj, Kshetreeya Boudhik Pramukh of RSS for Karnataka and Andhra, today demanded ban on ‘Madesnana’ at Subramanya Temple, near Mangalore. In an open letter to the editor, published in Hosadigantha, today, V Nagaraj demanded the government to immediately ban the practice of ‘Madesnana’.
(Madesnana is a local practice of devotees, in which they physically roll over the left over food on banana leaves served to Brahmins. Devotees and Brahmins claim that this practice has a power to cure selective illness. A huge debate is already going about banning this practice)