Coimbatore, Mar 6 (PTI) Intensifying the campaign to free
temples in Tamil Nadu from the state government control, Isha
Foundation has asked Chief Minister K Palaniswami and
Opposition Leader M K Stalin to mention in their poll
manifesto about freeing of the places of worship.
Describing the appeal as a ''Cry of Tamil people to free
temples from governmental control,'' the open letter of the
founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev urged the
political leaders not to take for granted the forbearance of
the Tamil people and to instead act on their behalf.
Isha volunteers handed over the letter on behalf of the
foundation''s founder to the Chief Minister and the Opposition
In his letter, Vasudev referred to the eroding sanctity
and vitality of temples under state control.
Though the Constitution allows all communities to manage
their spaces of worship, the HR&CE law gives the state
control over Hindu temples which has long been a cause of
disgruntlement in the majority community, he said.
The HR&CE laws distorted the very constitution of a
secular nation by taking over and mismanaging places of
worship, he alleged. PTI NVM
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