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Andhra Pradesh: Temple lands left to fate

Andhra Pradesh: Temple lands left to fate

source: Eenadu, May 2, 2007 Endowments department which does not care about protecting temple lands.  They  did not  create separate cells even 7 months after GO was issued. "Revenue  department which has hundreds of staff is not able to protect encroachment of temple lands.   How can Endowments department with fewer staff protect the temple lands?"  This was the...

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In service of the Lord, yet ignored

In service of the Lord, yet ignored

source: Deccan Chronicle,  October 6, 2004 A V Ramana Dikshitulu, the main archaka of the famed  Sri Venkateswara Temple at Tirumala, gets Rs 200 per day as wages for  serving the Lord. He only gets this money on the days he performs the  rituals. But he is definitely better off compared to thousands of...

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Heated debate on temple demolition

Heated debate on temple demolition

source: Deccan Chronicle, March 8, 2007 Hyderabad, March 7: Endowment minister J.C. Diwakar Reddy and Khairatabadlegislator P. Janardan Reddy crossed swords over the alleged demolition of 10 temples in Nanakramguda and Gachibowli of Ranga Reddy district. Raising the issue during question hour, Mr Janardan Reddy alleged that Emaar Properties had demolished 10 temples to...

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Department issues directive to temples to grow `Sthala Vriksham’

Department issues directive to temples to grow `Sthala Vriksham’

The Hindu, April 4, 2007 http://www.hindu.com/2007/04/04/stories/2007040420490200.htm Swahilya Growing trees corresponding to birth stars being promoted    

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Rameswaram temple to be renovated

Rameswaram temple to be renovated

source: The Hindu,  April 3, 2007 Chennai, April 3 (PTI): The Tamil Nadu government will initiate measures to renovate the northern and southern 'rajagopurams' (towers) of the famous Siva temple in Rameswaram, State Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Minister, K R Periakaruppan told the State assembly yesterday.

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Temples Take Over Act

Temples Take Over Act

Maharashtra Government's Ploy to take over all Temples: Mosques Excluded The Congress united front government running the Maharashtra State, has made it bankrupt and is now planning to take over 4,50,000 temples and all religious institutions in the State. As per the recommendations of '15th Law Commission' formed under the chairmanship of Shri. D....

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26 Veda Pathasalas to be set up in State

26 Veda Pathasalas to be set up in State

source: The Hindu, January 11, 2006 200 low-income temples to be given grant for their upkeep and conducting of religious services 200 low-income temples to be given grant for their upkeep and conducting of religious services

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T.N. opposes Centre’s scheme on Tiruvannamalai temple

T.N. opposes Centre’s scheme on Tiruvannamalai temple

source: The Hindu, May 1 2004 NEW DELHI, APRIL 30. The Tamil Nadu Government today assailed in the Supreme Court the scheme framed by the Union Ministry of Culture and Tourism for the protection and conservation of the Arunachaleswarar temple in Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu, dedicated to Lord Shiva, as a national heritage monument.

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