Tussle over Haridham Sokhda succession row continues

Vadodara: The fight between the supporters of Prabodh Swami and Tyag Vallabh Swami of Haridham Sokhda Swaminarayan mandir took place at the collector office in Vadodara.

The supporters of Prabodh Swami, Ambarish Diksharthi Jigneshbhai and other devotees alleged that Saral Swami had pulled the cloth of Prabodh Swami 2 days ago at Sokhda mandir and threatened him to leave the temple. They had given a memorandum to the Vadodara collector yesterday and they went to the collector office again for the same. Meanwhile, the opponent group- the supporters of TyagVallabh Swami also reached there. The tussles and fights took place there. The supporters of Prabodh Swami shouted slogans. They were shouting that his clothes should be taken away and he should be sent back to Rajkot.

The police present there resolved the fights. The supporters of Prabodh Swami alleged that the CCTV footage of the pulling of Prabodh Swami’s cloth has been deleted intentionally.

After passing away of Hariprasad Swami, the chief of Haridham Sokhda sect of Swaminarayan sampraday, tussle is going on over succession. DeshGujarat