senthil - i have personally talked to tribals in Panch mahals area in gujrat who informed us that they were told by sangh parivar activists that their belief in sthaniya devata is andh vishwas. They were then enrolled in the Gayathri Parivar (since they cannot be accepted as caste hindus this is the slot in which tribals are parked). Further they said that they only claimed to be hindus because they get month long, all expenses paid trips to haridwar etc from the parivar. Does this not sound like allurement? madhu prasad __._,_.___
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