Shinde claimed that a commader of Khilji dynasty ruler Alauddin Khilji had demolished the Punyeshwar and Narayaneshwar temples in Pune and later dargahs were built on the land.
The Places of Worship Act 1991 was passed in the parliament in wake of the violence and communal turbulence amid the Rath Yatra-Ram Janmabhoomi movement.
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Legal action is also being taken against those who do not follow the instructions as the police are measuring the noise level with the help of audiometers.
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As per the Bihar Hindu Religious Trusts Act, 1950, all public temples in the state must be registered with the BSRTC.
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The famous temple in Gorakhpur is widely seen as a ‘power centre’ but priests and all those associated with it insist they have nothing to do with politics.
They also visited the seats of Maa Bimala and Maa Laxmi in the premises of the temple.
It would help in dealing with largescale irregularities in temple land as priests have been buying and selling those as owners, he said.
During his visit to the temple, Modi also joined devotees singing bhajans.
This Rule stated that temple premises shall not be used for programmes not connected with temple rituals.
BJP DK unit chief Sudarshan Moodbidri, MLAs Vedavyas Kamath and Dr Bharat Shetty and city mayor Premanand Shetty were among those present. PTI MVG
Divisive forces can never tear into the socio-economic fabric of 'Punjabiyat', he asserted.
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"In all, 20,000 devotees per day should be permitted on 19.11.2021 and 20.11.2021 to circumambulate the holy hill (to go on Girivalam)," the bench said.
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