Goa priest faces legal action for remark on Chhatrapati Shivaji, charged with hurting religious sentiments.

Father Pereira's statement sparks controversy, Bajrang Dal demands arrest, protests ensue.

Chief Minister promises action, MLA suggests apology should resolve the issue.

Incident highlights complexities of historical figure's significance in diverse India.

Controversies reveal cultural and religious sensitivity, underscore need for respectful dialogue.

Chhatrapati Shivaji respected for valor, incident raises questions on freedom of speech.

Broader discussions on religious tolerance and cultural understanding may result from incident.