The former president of the Maha Sabha’s Pandits Parishad, Pandit Bhadase Seetahal Maraj, has described the late Secretary General of the Maha Sabha, Sat Maharaj, as a constitutional hero.
In an official statement in which he recounts Mr Maharaj’s major achievements, Pundit Maraj describes him as “a doer”, who had a sense of “fair play”, and “never wanted the Hindu community to receive more than its appropriate share of national resources”.
The full text of his statement, follows…
The power and inspirational advocacy of the Spiritual Shouter Baptist Faith to change the world, to make it a better place and to make us better people, must not be lost upon us. In celebrating Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day 2017, we recognise the rights of citizens big and small to practise their religious beliefs in keeping with international fundamental benchmark human rights standards.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says there is a lot this country can learn from the experiences of Spiritual Baptists.
She made the comment in her message in recognition of Shouter Baptists Liberation Day.
"On behalf of the Opposition and my family, I extend greetings to the entire Spiritual Shouter Baptist Community as we commemorate and celebrate Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day 2017.