‘Ban Drishti IAS’ Controversy: Did Vikas Divyakirti Insult ‘Ram-Sita’?

#BanDrishtiIAS has been trending on Twitter since yesterday after a video of Vikas Divyakirti disrespecting Lord Ram and Sita went viral on social media platforms.

Disrespecting Lord Ram and Sita

In the video, UPSC coach and Drishti IAS founder Vikas Divyakirti can be heard giving an explanation on Lord Ram and Sita. After hearing his remarks, a few students can also be heard laughing in the background.


Twitteratis expressed outrage and demanded a ban on the prestigious coaching institute. Social media users are now trending #BanDrishtiIAS on Twitter. In just a few hours, there have been thousands of #BanDrishtiIAS tweets.

Twitter Reactions

A user wrote, “Coaching centers discussing sensitive religious texts with negative comments despite strong observation by recent Higher Courts. This must be investigated with an FIR.”

Another user shared the video and wrote, “I am so happy to see this trend. Hindus are getting aware every day. Don’t send your kids to this ‘Raavana’ who brainwash your kids against their own dharma.”