Jain Temple Would Not Be Allowed To Come Up In Badrinath

Date 2000/11/29 22:48:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


Source: Punjab Kesari [Hindi], November 17, 2000





DEHRADUN, INDIA: Uttranchal's chief minister Nityananda Swami denied the possibility of the construction of a Jain Temple in Badrinath and said that the sanctity/purity of this religious place would be maintained. He said, "We cannot permit the construction of a Jain temple in Badrinath. By this the purity of this religious place would be destroyed." Swami said Badrinath is one of the four dhams and it has a special place in Hindu dharma.







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