Cong minister assures passage of Temple Bill
Jammu, Dec 20: Assuring the Kashmiri Pandits that every effort will be made to safeguard their religious places back in the Valley, minister for Revenue, Raman Bhalla today said that his party was committed to get the temple bill passed in the state assembly.
He said that his party has made commitment to the community that the bill will be passed so that the ancient temples and shrines are saved from the encroachers.
Bhalla was addressing the community members on the occasion of 10th death anniversary of veteran Congress leader Manohar Nath Koul.
He said that the government will take into confidence all members in the Assembly so that the bill was passed. “It needs consensus of all the members and we will try our level best”, he said.
Minister said that the government has directed the administration to prepare an inventory of temples, shrines, and their lands and properties so that these are protected in a planed manner. He also assured that every effort is being made to rehabilitee the displaced community back in the valley.
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