After Muslims reject saffron, Lucknow Haj House to repainted in white

Lucknow Exterior walls of Uttar Pradesh Haj House painted saffron in Lucknow on Jan 5 2017

Yogi Adityanath, who is always seen in saffron and is referred to as Maharajji by his followers, is known for his predilection for the colour and appears to surround himself with it wherever he travels.

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The Haj office compound wall got a bright saffron shade within days of the BJP government reducing the number of holidays allotted to state-recognised madrasas in the 2018 calendar.

Meanwhile, after strong reactions from Muslim ulemas, the state government has ordered to wear off a little saffron colour from the exterior walls of the UP state Haj house.

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Saffron colour is majorly related with the Hinduism and also associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

After the wall had been painted saffron, clerics and Opposition parties had alleged that the BJP government was "trying to disturb" the minority community. It is indulging in these antics only to hide its faults and failures. The BJP will paint it saffron, the SP will choose green and the BSP blue...

After assuming office in March a year ago, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath showed his fondness for the colour as the state government gave saffron tinge to covers of official booklets and background of official posters issued by the public relations department and ministries. Is saffron an anti-national colour? "Saffron is a colour which symbolises ujala [brightness] and urja [energy]". Raza said, "Saffron is a colour, which is synonymous with positivity".

Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee office in Lucknow.

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