Whereas Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia accused the Congress of being behind the demolition, state Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra asserted that it was the choice of the town’s municipality headed by the saffron celebration.
Two temples and a few retailers have been demolished early this week on Sunday and Monday in Rajgarh with officers describing the motion as a part of an anti-encroachment drive to widen a street within the municipal city.
They stated the demolition was accepted by the Rajgarh Nagar Palika Board.
The BJP focused Rajasthan’s Congress authorities over the demolition of temples, saying that the celebration must face its penalties.
Claiming one of many demolished temples to be 300-year-old, Poonia stated in Udaipur that the movies on social media confirmed a bulldozer demolishing the traditional Shiv temple.
“It’s within the public area that every one these actions have been taken on the behest of the state authorities,” he stated.
He stated the state BJP has determined to ship a celebration delegation, comprising Sikar MP Swami Sumedhanand, celebration’s state vp Narayan Singh Dewal and MLA Chandrakanta Meghwal, to Rajgarh.
“They may give me a report in three days,” he stated.
Refuting Poonia’s allegations, PCC chief Dotasra accused the BJP of deceptive folks and enjoying politics over faith.
He stated even in the course of the rule of the previous BJP authorities headed by Vasundhara Raje, lots of of temples have been demolished in Jaipur.
Dotasra stated the proposal of demolition was handed by the Rajgarh municipality board headed by the BJP which alone is accountable for the demolitions.
“It’s the behavior of the BJP and RSS to commit mistaken and unfold communal frenzy. One temple was non-public and idols have been eliminated and the second temple was partially demolished however its sanctum sanctorum is secure,” he stated.
Dotasra asserted that the Congress authorities doesn’t goal any non secular place.
On the demolition in Rajgarh, Alwar collector Nakate Shivprasad Madan stated the proposal was handed by the Nagar Palika board and the motion was taken in accordance with the choice of the native administration within the presence of police.
“Within the assembly of the board headed by its chairman, a proposal to take away encroachments was handed. The manager officer accordingly issued notices after which the demolition was finished,” the collector stated.
One other officer stated the Nagar Palika’s government officer had issued notices to 86 folks on April 6 to take away encroachments from the street and so they got time. The motion of demolition of over 100 buildings was taken on April 17 and 18.
He stated one temple was fully demolished however the homeowners of the temples had eliminated the idols. The second temple was partially demolished however its sanctum sanctorum is secure, he added.
“The one-km stretch of the street is 50 to 54 ft huge within the grasp plan nevertheless it had been diminished to 25-28 ft at current as a consequence of encroachments. Encroachments from half of the street have been eliminated earlier and the remaining encroachments have been demolished on Sunday and Monday,” Rajgarh SDM Keshav Meena stated.
Different encroachments have been primarily as a consequence of retailers, he added.