Shri Ram Sena demands probe into temple land scams
The Shri Ram Sena has demanded a judicial probe into the multi-crore land encroachment scandal of Hindu temples and shrines in Jammu and Kashmir, and has demanded establishment of a Temple Shrine Board for undertaking affairs of all temples and shrines of Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir state.
Shri Ram Sena senior members under the leadership of state president Rajiv Mahajan carried out an extensive tour of Jammu
and Kashmir, and reviewed the condition of Hindu temples, and shrines throughout the state. Rajiv Mahajan and his team noticed that the condition of temples and shrines in Kashmir Valley are in worst condition and needs immediate attention.
Mahajan said that in Valley land and other property attached with temples are either sold by unscrupulous persons or encroached by some influential locals. He demanded a probe into these land encroachments.
He further said that the condition of temples in Jammu division is also not good. He said after having visited the temples of far flung areas in Mansar, Mantalai, Sudhmahadev, Krimchi temple in Udhampur, and bad condition of the Krimchi Temple road, they observed that condition of temples is in a dilapidated condition.
It has also been known that in Jammu division, too, the land of temples has been sold unabatedly by some unscrupulous persons and temple organization for their personal petty interests. Mahajan demanded a probe into these unlawful activities of persons who are responsible for misusing the community property.