Recent comments by the General Secretary of the Sanataan Dharma Maha Sabha Satnarine Maharaj continue to draw criticisms from various factions.
Maharaj in a recent radio interview stated that deceased former Prime Minister Mr. Patrick Manning was a racist.
He also cited examples of this during the time that Mr. Manning served as a Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley responded to the comments by Mr. Maharaj.
The Prime Minister also took issue with a recent headline in the Guardian newspaper
He said he felt duty bound to respond to the situation.
He said that one concern was the unfortunate possibility that relationships within the society could be affected.
He also sought to clarify so called evidence put forward to suggest that Mr. Manning was a racist.