The issue came to light when the picture went viral on social media. The temple is situated in Laskana area of Surat, Gujarat.
“We have a common practice of presenting the God’s idol in various dresses. This RSS uniform was given to us by a devotee. We do not have any other agenda. We did not know that it will create a controversy,” he told PTI.
“What do you want to prove by dressing up the god in khaki shorts? I pity those who have done that. Today, you have dressed the Lord in RSS uniform, tomorrow you will dress the idol in BJP’s uniform. This is very unfortunate,”Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela said.