KV Correspondent

JDA seals Hanuman temple in Jammu, triggers massive protests

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Jammu: The Jammu Development Authority (JDA) today sealed an old Hanuman temple in Jammu city, triggering protests and road blockade by people.

The protesters alleged that they were pushed out of the temple during aarti while the JDA said the structure was sealed because it was built illegally.

“The temple was built on foot-path in violation of rules. So we have sealed it,” vice-chairman of JDA, AK Shavan told PTI.

Several organisations, including VHP, RSS and Bajrang Dal, lashed out at the JDA and the BJP for the “sacrilegious act”. PTI


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