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Progress Report, Maha Padayatra Culmination, Public Forum, Venue, Speakers

Progress Report, Maha Padayatra Culmination, Public Forum, Venue, Speakers

Wishing you all Happy Holidays and Peace on Earth – Ahimsaa paramo dharmaha – Nonviolence is the supreme Dharma As many of you know that Global Hindu Heritage Foundation started in 2006 to preserve, protect and promote Hinduism. Listed below are some of the accomplishments of our organization. Your support is appreciated.

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ACB raids TTD officer’s house

ACB raids TTD officer’s house

source: Deccan Chronicle,   December 25, 2008    http://www.deccanchronicle.com/City/Citynews.asp   Tirupati, Dec 24: Sleuths of the Anti- Corruption Bureau on Wednesday raided the house of Mr K. Nagaraju, the education officer of the Tirumala Tirupati Devathanams, and found assets worth over Rs Seven crore. The deputy superintendent of police (ACB), Mr Ch. Srirama Chandra Rao,...

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Press Release for Successful Fund Raising Program on Dec 14, 2008 in NJ

Press Release for Successful Fund Raising Program on Dec 14, 2008 in NJ

“There are as many as 2,07,000 temples in Karnataka & the total income of these temples amounts to 72 crores. Out of this, only a sum of 6 crores are being spent by the Government for their upkeep. On the other hand, the Govt. spend a phenomenal amount of Rs 50 crores for madrassas...

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Court seeks temple records

Court seeks temple records

source:  Deccan Chronile, December 17, 2008;   http://www.deccanchronicle.com/City/Citynews.asp   Hyderabad, Dec. 17: Justice Ramesh Ranganathan of the APHC directed the endowments department to produce records available with the assistant commissioner pertaining to land belonging to Subrahmanyeswara Swami temple in Lakshimi Polavaram village in East Godavari district. Ms G. Luthiamma, wife of the minister for small-scale...

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Notice to Andhra Pradesh Minister’s wife in temple land case

Notice to Andhra Pradesh Minister’s wife in temple land case

  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Notice_to_Andhra_ministers_wife/articleshow/3798747.cms    

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Hindu shrine demolished in Malaysia despite ban order

Hindu shrine demolished in Malaysia despite ban order

source: The Hindu, December 3, 2008   Kuala Lumpur (PTI): A 15-year-old Hindu shrine has been demolished by the city authorities in Kuala Lumpur even after an order by the Territories ministry banning the destruction of any temple without allocating alternate site.  

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Gorakhpur’’s Sun Temple facing neglect

Gorakhpur’’s Sun Temple facing neglect

source – Thai Indian,  November 25, 2008   By Pawan SahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov.25 (ANI): A temple dedicated to the Sun God and having a number of old idols here, is close to losing its grandeur because of continued official apathy.

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God’s lands being stolen

God’s lands being stolen

source: Deccan Chronicle, November 21, 2008   Hyderabad, Nov. 21: Thousands of acres of temple lands have been encroached in the state. Because of this, many temples are in penury and don’t have adequate funds though they own land worth crores of rupees. None of the temples have proper land records and this has...

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AP Govt. move to demolish ISKCON Temple

AP Govt. move to demolish ISKCON Temple

AP Govt. move to demolish ISKCON Temple 17/11/2008 16:38:49  Courtesy: Samachara Bharati –http://www.samacharbharathi.org/ Secunderabad: It has been confirmed that Samuel Reddy's Congress Government has issued memo to demolish the famous ISKCON's Krishna temple in Secunderabad.   Temple authorities received memo No. A/1391/2008, Dated 05-11-08stating the Government directive to demolish the Temple and to take2890...

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White Paper on Plight of Hindu Temples in India

White Paper on Plight of Hindu Temples in India

Government Control of Hindu Temples of India: A Blatant Violation of Secularism and Religions Freedom (Compiled by Foundation for Religious Freedom – FRF in 2007)   Both India and America are secular democracies in the sense that both have constitutions that prohibit the government from establishing a state religion or interfering with religious organizations. ...

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