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Tony McNulty Sathya Sai Baba Cult Supporter Tipped As UK Home Minister

Posted by Barry Pittard on February 18, 2009

Rosemary Bennett’s article in The London Times (Public Sector) last Friday may indicate that things are stirring for Tony McNulty MP for Harrow East, and David Leppard’s piece of last Sunday 15th in The Sunday Times, suggests that the British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith may be replaced at the Home Office by Tony McNulty.

Tony McNulty British MP. Sathya Sai Baba Behind Him

British Labour MP Tony McNulty, well known for his many appearances at Sai Baba functions, with Sathya Sai Baba right behind him (in photo and perhaps literally. Consituency duties? Or something more)

Sai Global Harmony (affiliated with WorldSpace International Satellite Radio Service) Aiming To Penetrate British Airwaves

The Home Office job for McNulty may strengthen his advocacy, already known to have occurred, of a major satellite radio transmitter in the UK which already broadcasts the Sathya Sai Baba cult’s propaganda to many countries.  Operated by Sathya Sai Central trust , the attempt is to spread Sai Baba’s evangel to every corner of the earth. The director is Dr G. Venkataraman, formerly a core member of India’s nuclear science community, who was Vice-Chancellor of Sai Baba’s university in Puttaparthi, South India. Venkataraman is now deputy chairman of the International Sathya Sai Organization. The broadcasting wing, Sai Global Harmony, is affiliated with WorldSpace International Satellite Radio Service, and broadcasts 24/7 to many countries. See:

Sathya Sai Baba’s ‘Minister of Propaganda’ – Dr G. Venkataraman

Followers Forbidden To Tell Public That Sai Baba is God Fully Incarnate, and About To Save Whole World

What the Sai Global Harmony broadcasts and other organs of the organization deliberately leave out of public account is that Sai Baba’s civicly and politically well-connected devotees in many countries around the world are committed to infiltrating mainstream civic, political and religious establishments in preparation for his ‘miraculous’ leadership of the world.  See:

Secret Swami’ Cult Recruits At Prime Public Venues

Sathya Sai Oganization Lavish Spending On Superdome Venue Meeting

The Sathya Sai Organization’s Damage-Limitation By Internal Report

Dominic Kennedy and his London Times team did some good work back in 2001 (see Urls below). The wealthy Sathya Sai Baba sect promotes itself aggressively worldwide and frequently in a clandestine way. Hence, the BBC’s title “The Secret Swami” (in its 2004 television documentary).

The full hidden agenda and misuse of notions of ‘religious freedom’ would amaze the wider public. And would amaze many rank-and-file members, whom the core leaders keep well insulated.

I shall shortly recontextualize and post questions I sketched in February 2007 in case at any time the British media would start asking them. Or you can go straight to the article itself:  Ashok Bhagani – Footsying With Top Blair Minister?

The Ashok Bhagani referred to is the head of the Sathya Sai Baba cult in the UK, and his daughter is a Tony McNulty staffer – more recently, one hears, working reduced hours.

Bhagani’s blustering performance, which outrightly defames many former Sathya Sai Baba devotees esteemed for decades throughout the Sathya Sai Organization, is to be read HERE:   BBC Radio 4 – Sunday 19, November 2000 – 7.30 am.  Interview with Stephen Perry – with:  David Bailey (UK), former closest Western devotee; Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph journalist (UK); Jed Geyerhahn (USA), Steen Piculell, Ashok Bhagani, Trustee, UK Sathya Sai Organisation.

Is Sathya Sai Baba Backing Tony McNulty MP In More Ways Than In The Photo (see picture above)

It is to be hoped that the British media probes to see whether McNulty’s office receives funds from the Sathya Sai Organization or its representatives, such as Bhagani.  Public information about MPs’ financial support and donations should be properly declared.

I wonder whether the Rosemary Bennett and David Leppard articles will set alarm bells ringing for more than a few Conservative Party activists still not sure whether the election of a Tory government is certain. A view shared by many in the UK is that the Tory leadership is, since it senses victory in the upcoming general election, being in some sensitive respects very muted at the moment.

But for those attempting to draw public attention to the wealthy and powerful Sathya Sai Baba cult, the prospect of more power for Tony McNulty causes concern. If he gets the plumb post in the Home Ministry, it is yet another blow for those who wish to see British parliamentarians more questioning of the cults in their midst.

Cult’s Cry Freedom But Breech It Repeatedly

This questioning must not, of course, sacrifice crucial safeguards to religious freedom.

However, it needs to be realised that cults who cry out about religious freedom profoundly abuse it in actual practice. They are secretive, authoritarian and unaccountable – whatever may be their outer manifestation as solely, and almost saintly, the agents of worthwhile social uplift work.

For a recent example of this sort of duplicity, see major Australian television broadcaster NineMSN exposure of the Sathya Sai cult leader Moyia O’Brien and the cult’s grip over the social service organization SWARA, in Brisbane:

Australian Current Affair: ‘Infiltrating A Cult’ (Sathya Sai Baba)

Sathya Sai Cult Under Media Scutiny In Australia

Sathya Sai Baba Cult Exposure By Major TV Channel In Australia

Other Important Links

Exposure of Sathya Sai Baba. Media Source List

BBC’s ‘The Secret Swami’ and British Press Praise

The BBC’s ‘The Secret Swami’ – A Revision

The Indian living god, the paedophilia claims and the Duke of Edinburgh

On Sathya Sai Baba and Duke’s Awards

A Duke Stops An Emperor. Edinburgh Routs Sai Baba

Mick Brown in The Telegraph: Divine Downfall

Dominic Kennedy in The Times:

Suicide, sex and the guru
I sought peace but couldn’t find it
Three die after putting faith in guru (Michael Dynes and Dominic Kennedy)

See also:

Tony Blair Was to Visit Sai Baba. Plan Thwarted

British Labour and Tory Whips Suppressed Motion On Sai Baba

Ashok Bhagani – Footsying With Top Blair Minister?

(British government papers, not surfaced at the time of this article, obtained under FOI, are now available – e.g., Tony Colman MP’s and Tony Blair’s correspondence)

Ashok Bhagani and The Secret Swami

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