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'Lord Hanuman was a tribal': ST commisssion chief Nand Kumar Sai stirs another controversy

Corroborating his claim, he said that Hanuman is a gotra in tribes.

Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 30, 2018 23:57 IST ]
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes chief Nand Kumar Sai

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes chief Nand Kumar Sai said that lord Hanuman belonged to tribal community.

Corroborating his claim, he said that Hanuman is a gotra in tribes. 

Union Minister Satyapal Singh, presenting his views, said that Hanuman was an Aryan.

Yoga guru Swami Ramdev referred to Hanuman as Brahmin.

The war of words continued throughout the day with BJP leader Subramanian Swamy calling for the removal of Nand Kumar Sai from the post.

The caste of lord Hanuman has become an election issue in Rajasthan.

Watch: Controversy on lord Hanuman's caste

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