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1. Here are a few important clarifications on yesterday's Order of d SC in the #Jagannath Puri Temple Petition. It is not a "judgement", it is only an order at this point.The recommendations of the District Judge wrt Jagannath Temple are not final. Read Para 5 of order
2. The media,especially Deccan Chronicle,is distorting yesterday's Order to give d impression that d SC has directed that non-Hindus also be allowed entry into #Jagannath Temple subject to certain conditions.This is untrue.D Order clearly says it is a mere suggestion to consider
3. All stakeholders to Temple Management have the opportunity to now present their views to the Amicus Mr. Gopal Subramanium and the Committee to the constituted by the Union Government. This is the time to impress upon the Government to #FreeOurTemples.
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Did you know that?
-Hindu Temples have to give Income Tax on all donations received; finances are controlled by the government;
-However, the same is NOT true for minority institutions which are 100% exempt from paying Income Tax
#reclaimtemples
Did you know that?
-The government, by law, if free to interfere in management of educational institutions run by #Hindu religious bodies
-The government is, however, NOT free to interfere in management of educational institutions run by minority religious bodies.
Did you know that?
-Practitioners of #Hinduism in their #temples (you and me) do not have a a say by law in the management of the temple;
-However, practitioners of minority faiths retain the freedom to determine the management of their places of worship
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