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Before we forget, keep reminding oneself of #1RupeeKannikka
Govt of Kerala rakes in, annually, INR 200 crores from #Sabarimala
INR 400 crores from #Guruvayur
Much of this money is being used to cover Govt fiscal deficit
#IRupeeKanikka Annually temple collection in all over Kerala is INR 800 Crores. Why we should offer not more than 1Rupee as Kanikka
Adding insult to injury. The Devosom board will employ non-Hindus to manage the loot. Why should Hindus pay for expense of non-Hindus?
#1RupeeKanikka when a devotee drops money or offers other things of value, it is a celebration of relationship between the devotee and the Bhagwan.
Q1: Why should Govt steal this money?
These offerings are traditionally ploughed back into the Hindu society
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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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