Saiva temples desecrated in East: Yogeswaran MP

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 05:53 GMT]
The desecration of Saiva temples in the eastern province cannot be allowed to go unchecked, said Batticaloa district Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian C.Yogeswaran on Monday. He made this comment after viewing the destruction of statues and other temple articles at Periyakallaa'ru a coastal village located 30 km south of Batticaloa city in the Ka'luvaagnchik-kudi division of Batticaloa district by unidentified group of persons recently.

Mr. C. Yogeswaran further said he had taken steps to bring the culprits who have been in the act of stealing holy statues and other valuable items of Saiva temples to book.

The vicious elements are engaged in creating dissension among the people in the east on religious basis, the MP further alleged.


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