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JammuPrevent desecration of temples: Speaker tells Govt

Prevent desecration of temples: Speaker tells Govt

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NL Correspondent

Srinagar: Speaker, Kavinder Gupta on Friday put government on notice over the situation that arouse in region due to desecration of temples in Janipur and Nanak Nagar.

Soon after the beginning of the Question Hour, the BJP legislator Satpal Sharma informed the House that the situation in Jammu had gone worse with immense law and order problems witnessed there.

He informed that another temple has witnessed sacrilege adding it could worsen the law and order situation in Jammu. He demanded an investigation to be launched in this regard.

“I demand the response from the government and immediate steps should be taken to prevent such incidents there. Further there should be investigation in this regard,” he said.

Meanwhile Speaker asked the government to come up with the response regarding the sacrilegious act in Jammu temples.

“There has been another incident in Jammu which is second in last three days. Government should give its response in this regard. Besides Police, administration should prevent such incidents in the region,” he said.

The ruling BJP earlier created ruckus in the Lower House on Wednesday and demanded response of the government over the incident of alleged Jammu temples desecration.

The government later responded that the person who has committed the sacrilegious act was ‘lunatic'

On Thursday another temple was reportedly ransacked in Nanak Nagar locality by a ‘drunken dismissed police constable.'

“A man entered a temple in the Nanak Nagar area and tried to vandalize it. The man has been identified and arrested,” Deputy Commissioner of Jammu, Simrandeep Singh said on Thursday.

Meanwhile, authorities on Friday have decided to suspend all Internet services across Jammu region to stop spread of rumors on social networking sites following the alleged desecration of a temple in Jammu on Thursday evening.

All mobile and broadband-based Internet services have been suspended, a district official was quoted as having said.

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