BALI, THE IMAGE – Balinese Hindus who are members of the Bali Hindu Coordination Forum had the opportunity to have an audience with the Bali Police’s ‘DirIntelkam’ at the Bali PHDI Office, Jl Ratna Denpasar some time ago.
The meeting was attended by officials from the Bali Police, PHDI and several other Balinese Hindu figures. The head of the Bali Hindu Coordination Forum, I Wayan Bagiarta Negara, explained that his party and PHDI agreed on one vote in Mahasabha, namely proposing the removal of protection for Hare Krishna and Sampradaya Nondresta Bali.
“The teachings of Hare Krishna and Sampradaya Nondresta have disturbed the comfort in Bali, especially Balinese Hindus. That’s why we together with PHDI will agree that the protection of Hare Krishna and Sampradaya Nondresta be revoked, “he said.
While the Chairman of PHDI Prof. IGN Sudiana said that his team and the team had made various efforts to find the best solution for the problems faced by Balinese Hindus regarding the problems of the teachings of Hare Krishna and Sampradaya Nondresta. “For the issue of Hare Krishna and Sampradaya Nondresta, we have proposed to the Central PHDI to immediately revoke cover,” he said.
Meanwhile, the matter of complaints from the people of Nusa Penida regarding religious blasphemy committed by the senator from Bali I Gusti Ngurah Arya Wedakarna, has also undergone a process of examination by investigators. “We have also received the aspirations and complaints of the people of Nusa Penida. We have also been summoned and examined as expert witnesses to be questioned by investigators, “he said.
As reported, the more protracted Sampradaya Hare Krishna polemic with the Balinese Hindu community and the unclear development of the real implementation of the Bali PHDI Decree and the Bali MDA made the Bali Hindu Coordination Forum received auditions by the Bali Police DirIntelKam at the PHDI office. The meeting was attended by the Bali Police’s DirIntelKam on behalf of the Bali Police Chief, representatives of Balinese Hindu organizations who are members of the Bali Hindu Coordination Forum.
The meeting aims to resolve the Sampradaya Hare Krishna polemic as soon as possible and also hopes that the Bali Police will immediately process the reports that have been made by the Balinese People’s Component Lawyers Team (KRB) and the Nusa Bali Legal Team (THNB) so that there is legal certainty for the reports that have been made. made against Arya Wedakarna who was alleged to have insulted Hinduism. In the meeting it was emphasized that the Bali Police was fully committed to supporting the struggle of the Balinese people to uphold Balinese Hinduism and asked that the struggle be carried out without violence so as not to cause unrest in the general public. ***
By Axelle Dae