VHP demands central laws to free temples and mutts from government control and curb religious conversions
The saffron company adopted two separate resolutions in this regard at a two-day meeting of its board of directors and board of directors in Faridabad.
In view of a possible third wave of the coronavirus pandemic hitting the country, the meeting also decided to roll out a nationwide mass awareness campaign and organize training programs in the management of Covid for volunteers. .
“The two-day meeting ended today with resolutions for protection against the corona pandemic, the prevention of illegal religious conversions and the freedom of Mutt-Mandirs from government control,” the VHP said in a statement. communicated.
Speaking to the media, incumbent group chairman Alok Kumar said several Hindu temples and religious institutions are under government control in various states, including Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Uttarakhand.
“The government can take care of law and order as well as security, but the management of the temples should be left in the hands of Hindu society. Why should the government decide who would be the pujari of a temple, how should a puja be organized in the temple, ”he asked
Therefore, a resolution was passed at the meeting to free Hindu temples and religious institutions from government control, he said.
“The VHP calls on the central government to make a central law to hand over Hindu temples and religious institutions to Hindu society so that saints and devotees can renovate and renovate their religious and administrative systems and traditions geared towards ensuring the spirituality-socio-cultural dynamism of Mrityunjayi Bharat ”, we read in the resolution.
In another resolution adopted at the meeting, the VHP called on the central government to soon enact “a strong law against religious conversions so that Bharat can be freed from this anti-national, anti-Hindu and anti-humanitarian agenda.”
“The central board and the board of directors of the VHP are confident that the government of Bharat will definitively complete this long-standing work as well,” reads the resolution, which also called on Hindu society to remain “ever vigilant. on conversion plots and put an end to them by all constitutional measures PTI PK AAR AAR
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