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Hindu cleric from Nevada is very put out that the Boston city councilors won't let him open one of their meetings with an invocation

The Boston Sun reprints a press release from Rajan Zed, who really wants to give an invocation to start a Boston City Council meeting, but can't find any councilors willing to sponsor him.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who has read invocations at United States Senate and US House of Representatives in Washington DC, finds it quite disheartening on not being scheduled for reading invocation at a Boston City Council meeting despite multiple requests.

Zed, who lives in Nevada, joins the Salem-based Satanic Temple in being disquieted by the way the council chooses clergy members to start its regular Wednesday meetings: Each councilor gets a turn to select a clergy member, typically a local constituent. The Satanic Temple is currently suing the city over the practice, saying it discriminates against religions councilors have no connection to or actively dislike.

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Has a local Hindu cleric ever given the invocation?

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Is this guy part of Modi's network of ideologues who routinely harass people in other countries for criticizing Hindu nationalists or is he some kind other troll?

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It sounds more like he's a US citizen trolling US politicians who try to combine church and state:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajan_Zed_prayer_protest

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How did you reach that conclusion from that non-primary source document you linked to?

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I’m sorry…

…but doesn’t this prove that all religions are silly?

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No.

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Remember when there was supposed to be a separation of church and state?

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Afraid the City of Boston will make you worship an elephant?

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