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Iyyappa devotees beaten up inside Srirangam Ranganatha Swamy temple for questioning long wait

Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai on Tuesday shared a video alleging that Iyyappa devotees have been overwhelmed up contained in the Srirangam Ranganatha Swamy temple by authorities workers. File Photograph.

Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai on Tuesday shared a video alleging that Iyyappa devotees have been overwhelmed up contained in the Srirangam Ranganatha Swamy temple by the workers of the state authorities’s Hindu Spiritual & Charitable Endowments Division (HR&CE) for questioning the lengthy ready time within the queue and the particular remedy meted out to a choose few for ‘darshan’.

“A government which has no faith in Hindu Dharma has no business to be in Hindu Temples. The Iyyappa devotees who have kept 42 days of Vrath, with all devotion, wanted to pray to Ranganatha Swamy after their return from Sabarimala. The Iyyappa devotees questioned the long wait in the queue and special treatment to a select few. They were assaulted near the sanctum sanctorum & which resulted in bloodshed inside the Temple premises,” Annamalai posted on X, previously Twitter.

The BJP chief condemned the incident and asserted that that is the explanation his occasion desires the Hindu temple administration to be moved out of the HR & CE division.

“This arrogance of the HR&CE department is one of the many reasons why Tamil Nadu BJP has been wanting them out of temple administration,” he stated. He additionally introduced speedy protests towards the HR & CE division.

“Tamil Nadu BJP’s Trichy district unit will today hold a protest outside the Srirangam Ranganatha Swamy Temple against the TN HR&CE department, demanding the strictest action against those spoiling the sanctity of the Temple,” Annamalai stated.

However, the HR&CE division which administers over 30,000 Hindu temples throughout the state issued a clarification saying that a couple of devotees behaved in an unruly method contained in the Gayathri Mandapam of the Srirangam Temple they usually assaulted the safety personnel once they questioned the devotees for hitting the ‘hundi’ and elevating slogans. This led to a scuffle between the 2 teams.

Following the incident, the temple was shut for ‘darshan’. In response to native clergymen, particular pujas must be carried out as blood was spilt contained in the temple premises and the sanctum sanctorum.

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