A video of a coaching teacher at Drishti IAS is doing rounds on the internet and might have irked social media users. The teacher, Vikas Divyakirti, in the video, could be heard talking about Lord Rama and Sita.
In the viral video, Divyakirti clarifies that he was reading out the text and he himself finds it offensive. He went on to say that Lord Rama told his wife Sita about why he fought Ravana. He had said that the war was fought for his clan and not for her and she was not worth him anymore.
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After the video went viral, Twitter users called to ban Drishti IAS and slammed the teacher for insulting Hinduism and making false stories about Lord Rama and Sita. A section of social media users came in support of the teacher and defended his statements.
Prachi Sadhvi, a Hindu political activist, demanded the government ban the Drishti IAS centre. A BJP worker, Arun Yadav also demanded to ban the centre for insulting Sanatan Dharma.
On the other hand, one user defended the teacher and argued that he clarified that he was reading out from a text. Another user said Drishti IAS and Vikas Divyakirti have made nay IAS, IPS, and other social workers.
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Drishti IAS is a civil services coaching centre in New Delhi that provided guidance to prepare exams conducted by UPSC and other Provincial Civil Services Exams conducted by Public Service Commissions of various states including Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan.
The coaching centre also provides classes for NET, TET, CET, CLAT, and other competitive exams.