Sat Maharaj

TTCEC extends condolences on Sat Maharaj’s passing

Condolences continue to pour forth from all sections of society, on the passing of the late Sat Maharaj, Maha Sabha Secretary-General.

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Council of Evangelical Churches, Reverend Desmond Austin, is the latest to add his best wishes.

In a release issued today, Reverend Austin extended condolences to the family of Mr. Maharaj, and the Hindu community at large. 

The TTCEC boss says the Council extends God’s peace to all those impacted by his loss. 

 

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Pundit: SDMS media ban insults Sat's legacy

One pundit is condemning the move by the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) to prevent media coverage of the funeral services for the late Secretary-General of the organisation, Satnarayan “Sat” Maharaj.

According to Pundit Satyanand Maharaj, such a move is an insult to the legacy of Mr Maharaj, who was a national personality.

In an official statement released today, Pundit Maharaj describes as “regressive” the move by the new SDMS administration.

The full text of the release, follows…

Sat wins lawsuit against police

Sanatan Dhar­ma Ma­ha Sab­ha (SDMS) sec­re­tary gen­er­al Sat­narayan Ma­haraj and the or­gan­i­sa­tion's me­dia com­pa­ny Cen­tral Broad­cast­ing Ser­vices have won their law­suit over the re­fusal of the T&T Po­lice Ser­vice (TTPS) to dis­close the war­rant used to search Ra­dio and TV Jaag­gri­ti, in April.

De­liv­er­ing a 28-page judge­ment at the Hall of Jus­tice in Port-of-Spain, this af­ter­noon, High Court Judge Ron­nie Boodoos­ingh up­held the ju­di­cial re­view law­suit brought by Ma­haraj and the com­pa­ny.

Sat files lawsuit over Sedition Act

Sanatan Dhar­ma Ma­ha Sab­ha (SDMS) sec­re­tary gen­er­al Sat­narayan Ma­haraj and the or­gan­i­sa­tion’s me­dia com­pa­ny Cen­tral Broad­cast­ing Ser­vices have filed a nov­el con­sti­tu­tion­al chal­lenge against this coun­try’s colo­nial-age sedi­tion leg­is­la­tion.

Sat: T&T becoming a despotic state

Cit­ing sev­er­al high pro­file ar­rests of East In­di­ans cit­i­zens, Hin­du leader Sat­narayan Ma­haraj yes­ter­day claimed that a cer­tain group of peo­ple are be­ing tar­get­ed by the au­thor­i­ties.

In his ad­dress at the Sanatan Dhar­ma Ma­ha Sab­ha’s (SDMS) 19th an­nu­al In­di­an Ar­rival Day cel­e­bra­tions at Par­vati Girls’ Hin­du Col­lege in Debe yes­ter­day, Ma­haraj said he has been warned that he too will join that list.

Sat being investigated for sedition; police execute warrant on Radio Jaagriti

Officers of the Special Investigations Unit have executed a search warrant at Radio Jaagriti for evidence in relation to an alleged audio-visual clip, which aired on Tuesday 16th April, 2019.

This is according to a statement issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

It said that officers, led by Inspector Wayne Stanley, proceeded to the radio station, located at Pasea Main Road, Tunapuna, with the objective of verifying the authenticity of the clip and to obtain a copy of the recording, for further investigations.

Devant condemns Sat's Tobago remark, calls on others to denounce it

Former executive member of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Devant Maharaj, has condemned the position taken by Sat Maharaj and is calling on others to denounce what he calls, Sat's "hateful rhetoric".

Devant Maharaj says he cannot, with good conscience, stand back and allow Sat's statements on Tobago to go without response.

He issued the following statement Thursday morning.

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