Mumbai (Maharashtra): The management of Siddhivinayak temple constructed security wall on the advice of Intelligence Department considering the likely danger to the temple. But is the Dept. happy with the wall constructed by the Trustees?, the High Court has asked the Government.
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in Mumbai High Court by the residents living in the area of Sree Siddhivinayak temple as the security wall has caused inconvenience to the locals. Hearing of the case was conducted before Justice J N Patel and Justice Amjed Sayyad. The advocate representing the Government told the Court that Intelligence Dept. had advised the Government of terrorists’ plan to attack the temple and therefore, the Trustees constructed that wall. The Court raised a query that whether the wall can provide necessary protection to the temple. The advocate informed that the wall can not provide complete security but its purpose is to protect the temple. The Court ordered the Government to submit a report after consulting the Intelligence Department whether the wall could be solution to the problem and can the Government take guarantee of the safety of devotees.
Source: ‘Daily Sanatan Prabhat’
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