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CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
16 Jan 2005
Bangalore
15th January 2004

There was a total chaos in the press meet org anised by the committe of `Pray for
India and Festival of Blessing' (Benny Hinn's Program) in Bangalore Press Club
Today at 12.00 noon.
CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM

Bangalore

15th January 2004

There was a total chaos in the press meet organised by the committe
of `Pray for
India and Festival of Blessing' (Benny Hinn's Program) in Bangalore
Press Club
Today at 12.00 noon.

The program organisers Gul Kriplani, Paul Thangaiah, former DGP
Kolaso, Ruban,
Satyavrat and Samuel spoke about the objectives of Benny Hinn's
program to be
organised in the city of 21st of this month. They briefed the jam
packed media
with a boring speech for over 45 minutes. Media reporters from
various print and
electronic Media were present.

After all this, question/answer session started:

First a Hindu Voice Representative questioned about the handbills
which has been
distributed throughout Bangalore city in which it has targeted
Hindus as
followers of idol worship, prostitution, black magic etc etc and
advised to
accept Jesus as the only God.

Tamasha begins: Gul Kriplani (Chairman) evades the question by
saying that it is
not tjeir pamphlet and they have nothing to do with that. He
demanded a copy of
the leaflet to be produced immediately by saying that whosoever is
responsible
action will be taken against him.

Suddenly a media person appeared in the scene and presented it to
him and to all
the media persons by saying "HERE IT IS".

Stunned Gul Kriplani said: "I have no idea about it, Mr. Colasa and
Paul
Thangaiah will answer you."

Paul Thangaiah and Colaso said: "This pamphlet is not for public
distribution,
but for Church circulation and should have been distributed only to
christians".

Hearing this nonsense, media men were on their feet and protested
his comments,
saying: "You people have already circulated over 3,00,000 pamphlets
in all the
pockets of Bangalore and now you are saying it is only for church
circulation,
who are you trying to fool? That means you are preaching hate
against the Hindu
community in your churches", for which both Paul Thangaiah and
Colaso had become
voiceless and were looking helpless.

Some media men questioned: "Who is Benny Hinn and how much you know
about him?
Some Christian Orgs. and media have termed him as false healer and
is only for
money. If he can heal people of their ailments, why does he not heal
Pope John
Paul II who is suffering from Parkinson's Disease since last 15
Years.

Gul Kriplani replied: "He is the son of god and few selfish minded
people have
dragged him into controversies. Benny Hinn has forgiven all of
them". But
Kriplani could not give a satisfying answer of curing Pope John Paul
of
Parkinson's disease by saying: "He can cure not individuals but a
group of
people at a time." Hearing this answer even a street thug will laugh
at him.

Later: ETV Kannada correspondent questioned: "On What grounds were
you able to
get permission to conduct the program at Jakkur Ground, which is an
Airforce
Land and with whose influence did you get that land and did you pay
any money?"

There was no answer for quite some time and the funny thing was
everyone
expected the other to speak. Finally Kolaso said that the Government
of
Karnataka has given it to them on rental basis, but refused to
disclose how much
they had paid for 3 days program despite being repeatedly asked by
all the Media
persons. He said his Audior will disclose in two to three days.

The `Children of Jesus' could not even have a sigh of relief before
some real
mind blowing questions were put to them by the Media about Benny
Hinn, Sonia,
Pope, Bush etc etc.
They had become voiceless and very seriously looking for an
opportuntity to run
away from there as nothing was going their way. Before they could
the Media men
left the venue by shouting, "Cheats, false prophet" and openly
accusing them for
organising the program to convert all people to christanity.

This is first time we have seen such a bold reaction from the
majority of the
media men.

These `Children of Jesus' like Gul Kriplani, Paul Thangaiah and
Kolasa whose
faces had turned red made good their escape.

We hope this trend continues in future too

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Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
19 Jan 2005
Your article neither has got the facts right nor has your logic and grounds of verification right. Get your facts right !!
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
20 Jan 2005
This article was interesting reading as the utter stupidity of the author is reflected. What has Benny Hinn to do with the Pope. The catholics have always shunned Mr.Hinn. Why should he 'Heal' the pope. ....."Hearing this answer even a street thug will laugh at him"....What a comparison what is the connection of a street thug and intelligence to appreciate information..
I agree with Madhav...Your article has neither got the facts right or has no logic whatsoever...Poor journalism. I am not sure whether this author was at all present at this interview
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
20 Jan 2005
complete illogical review. Seems as barking in the dark.
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
21 Jan 2005
Your article is utter stupidity. Do not speak about things that you don't understand and try to fool people about it. STOP IT
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
21 Jan 2005
I don't agree with earlier comments. I think it's high time all these fake healers stop taking Indians for granted. It's well known that people like Benn can only coax people into conversion by showing money.. nothing more!
C'mon who's stupid?! Someone who claims himself to be a healer without any scientific merit or the one who questions him. I totally agree with the author even if some facts may not be verifiable!
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
22 Jan 2005
All rational people know that Hinn is a charlatan. But I am really upset that the sangh parivar has made such an issue of this. They have played into his hands. It has given him such an aura which he does not deserve. If they had just ignored him he would have come and gone without anyone really noticing.
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
23 Jan 2005
This article seems fake, please get the right information. Benny Hinn is in India to bring people togather, and not to seperate them on communal ground.
Let me make this clear, its GOD who heals and not Benny Hinn, he's a mediater between us and GOD.
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
24 Jan 2005
The artcle is completely fabricated than what really happened. The questions posed by the journalists are kind of true. But the answers are fabricated.
Mr. Krupalani, didn't say that Mr. Hinn is the son of God. Instead he stated Mr Hinn is the servent of Jesus Christ, the son of God. and he is just an evangelist not a healer.
Second he made it very clear that " it is not Mr. Hinn who is going to heal, but it is Jesus Christ who is going to heal".

So readers you can go to any of the previous archives of karanata Newspapaers and get nearly accurate iinformation.
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
25 Jan 2005
Please for heaven's sake don't stoop down to such low levels of reporting. If the journalists have any decency let them go and cover the seers and the politicians who are looting and murdering innocent citizens.

Why can't our Hindu brethern and so called Christians just concentrate on doing some constructive work rather than bad mouthing a man of God like Benny Hinn who has come to do good for our nation.

For God's sake please stop this non sense and allow citizens like us who love to hear benny Hinn and attend his meetings to do so peacefully.

Our country is secular . We have the freedom of religion in this great nation of ours.

God still loves everyone who opposes Benny Hinn and ofcourse we love them too and hope one day their eyes would be opened to see the truth.

God bless you
Re: CHAOS AT PRESS CONFERENCE OF BENNY HINN PROGRAM
02 Feb 2005
I really do not know why the journalists in India are also favoring the violent religious extremist group. It is not at all good. If you really want to see a good future, please give the truths to the people. Indians are not that much fools to believe whatever you say, Ok.

Today the journalists, just ignore all the violent incidents being made by the extremists religious group, the murdering seers, terrible riots, killing.. beating up other religious people, it is terrible, but keep telling that Christian are converting the innocents .

What you fools are talking about conversion, look at the census reports, and verify for yourself, any addition is made to the Christian community in India for the last forty years. It is just helping a political party that came into power by just making some violent religious vows and that is thrown away from the power recently. People understood that party and you can not help it ok.