Priest Body Writes to Uttarakhand CM, Demands Scrapping of Devasthanam Board

Dehradun. A unit of the pilgrimage priests of Uttarakhand has written a letter to the state Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, demanding the dissolution of the Devasthanam Board. Mahesh Pathak, National President of All India Teerth Purohit Mahasabha has written in this letter to the Chief Minister that the decision to abolish this board made against the priests as well as the citizens should be taken with a sympathetic attitude. Pathak said that it is the responsibility of the government to understand the sentiments of the people and this board is against the sentiments.

In this letter, the Mahasabha has also mentioned that former Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat had assured to reconsider the formation of this board. According to Pathak, the need of the hour is to improve the infrastructure for the Char Dhams and temples. He said that with the expansion of basic facilities in the Dhams and Temples, domestic and international tourism would get a boost as well as employment would open up.

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The pilgrimage priests of Uttarakhand protested for a few weeks during Kovid.

It is worth mentioning that the former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat had constituted this board so that 51 temples including Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath i.e. Chardham could be managed better. However, in the recent past, the statements of state endowment minister Satpal Maharaj were in favor of this board, which also angered the pilgrimage priests. It is also noteworthy that for the past few weeks, Purohit was also holding peaceful protests.

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