TN’s Villupuram Temple Sealed After Dalits Refused Entry
Villuppuram District Revenue Commissioner Ravichandran ordered to seal Dharmaraja Draupadi Amman Temple at Melpathi village.
Villupuram district administration sealed a temple at Melpathi village in consideration of issues between dominant caste members and Dalits regarding entry to the temple. A note from the administration said that due to the tense situation, both sections would not be allowed inside the temple until a conclusion was attained.
According to ANI, “Villuppuram District Revenue Commissioner Ravichandran ordered to seal Dharmaraja Draupadi Amman Temple at Melpathi village over the issue between dominant caste members and Dalits, regarding entry to the temple.”
An official notice pasted on the gates of the temple read, “Extraordinary situations prevail in the village because of the problem between two sections, over worshipping. This gives chances for law and order issues. Considering this, till a conclusion is attained, both sections are not allowed inside the temple”.
Courtes : ABP News
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