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Tamil Nadu makes Temple land grabbing a non-bailable offence

The Tamil Nadu Assembly passed a Bill on September 13, 2021 that made the encroachment of properties of religious institutions a cognisable and non-bailable offence. Key Points The Bill that seeks to amend the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Act, 1959. Bill was passed unanimously empowering anyone, who is having interest in the ..

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Deity is owner of land attached to temple: SC

According to supreme court bench comprising of Justices Hemant Gupta and A S Bopanna, Deity is the owner of land attached to a temple. Supreme Court’s ruling According to the bench, a priest cannot be treated as Bhumiswami (owner of land). The priest holds the land just for the management of property of the temple. ..

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