J&K HC: Funds of Vaishno Devi Shrine Board used for Iftaar parties
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued take note in a supplication by the Baridars, a Hindu Devout category, claiming rights to the organization, administration and administration of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and its endowments. Justice Javed Iqbal Wani issued take note to the Union Domain of Jammu & Kashmir and the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Holy place Board on Wednesday. The request has been recorded by the Baridar Sangharsh Committee and 54 other solicitors through Advocate Ankur Sharma. Concurring to the request, Baridars utilized to oversee and control Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Holy place sometime recently its State takeover in 1986.
Top Disputes made by the Petitioners:
- Shrine was found and set up by the Baridars beneath the otherworldly direction of Pandit Shridhar within the 10th Century Advertisement.
- There’s adequate recounted prove accessible within the open space approving the veracity of this.
- A challenge is made to the Protected legitimacy of the Jammu & Kashmir Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Act, 1988, which vests control over the Hallowed place within the hands of the Government.
- The solicitors look for total handover of the administration, organization and administration of the Mata Vaishno Devi Hallowed place, its blessings and properties to the Baridars.
- The solicitors look for an outside review of the Mata Vaishno Devi Holy place Fund.
- The sanctuary organization was supposedly taken over by the Government citing fumble and maladministration.
- In any case, it is fought that corruption is presently clear within the working of the Government-controlled Holy place Board. This is often against the Hindu interface, the supplication states.
Despite similarly enabled in taking over administration, organization and administration of devout teach having a place to other religions, “the State in brazen infringement of Article 14 has worked out its specialist as it were against Hindu Temples.”
Whereas addressing the Court, the Solicitors through their advice, Advocate Ankur Sharma focused that the moment request has been recorded for the requirement of Fundamental Rights of the applicants as ensured beneath Article 25 (2)(a), 26, 29, 14 and 31 A (b) of the Constitution of India. “In all the decades, the Hindu Devout Teach in Jammu and Kashmir have been beneath the thumb of the State, the capacity of the Hindu community to manage it possess teach has been methodicallly clipped and pared-down“, contended Ankur Sharma. “Despite similarly enabled in taking over administration, organization and administration of devout educate having a place to other religions, the State in brazen infringement of Article 14 has worked out its specialist as it were against Hindu Temples”, he charged.
The matter has been coordinated to be recorded after 4 weeks and the State has been coordinated to record its answer inside this period.
– Aditi Das